Tupelo, MS Colleges

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Tupelo

Tupelo (/?tu?p?lo?/) is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. It is also the seventh-largest city in the state. It is situated in northeast Mississippi, between Memphis, Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama, and is accessed by U.S. Route 78. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,559,with the surrounding counties of Lee, Pontotoc and Itawamba supporting a population of 146,131.

The city is best known as the birthplace of Elvis Presley. As an infant in Tupelo in 1936, Presley survived a tornado that was ranked as the fourth deadliest in United States history and killed more than 230 people.

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Schools in and around Tupelo, MS

Name
Creations College of Cosmetology
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Itawamba Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $3,650 average out-state tuition; $1,900 average in-state tuition
Northeast Mississippi Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $4,030 average out-state tuition; $2,100 average in-state tuition
Blue Mountain College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $8,160 average out-state tuition; $8,160 average in-state tuition
Fosters Cosmetology College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
University of Mississippi
Four or more years; Public; $14,796 average out-state tuition; $5,790 average in-state tuition
Corinth Academy of Cosmetology
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit

Tupelo, MS Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Mississippi Scholarship - ARRL $500 January 31, 2017
Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017