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Mississippi Delta Community College
Mississippi Delta Community College  is located within 23 miles of Leflore County in Moorhead, MS. Mississippi's movement toward industrialization carries with it the demand that a segment of the population secure the skills necessary to meet the needs of industry. Mississippi Delta Community College has assumed the responsibility of offering such training programs.

Holmes Community College
Holmes Community College is located approximately 50 miles away in Goodman, MS. Holmes provides innovative educational and cultural opportunities to its constituents through campus-based and distance education programs. The college seeks to prepare its students for university transfer, productive employment and lifelong learning by offering an Associate in Arts degree, Associate in Applied Science degree, technical certificates and career certificates as well as workforce training.

Mississippi Valley State University
Mississippi Valley State University is located within Leflore County. There are 28 undergraduate academic programs in the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Professional Studies/Education.There are also 9 graduate programs. We are most proud of their signature academic programs of bio-informatics and environmental health, as well as the concentration offered in Automated Identification Technology. To complement the academic programs, the Division of Academic Affairs also offers such support programs as the International Programs, the Men’s College, the Women’s Center of Excellence, the Continuing Education/Weekend College, Honors Program.

Delta State University
Delta State University in Cleveland, MS is located within 43 miles. DSU was established as a teacher’s college and sustains excellence in teacher education while continuing to expand offerings in traditional as well as unique programs of study. From the core disciplines such as arts, humanities, and sciences, to unique programs such as Commercial Aviation, the Delta Music Institute, and the nationally-recognized Geospatial Interdisciplinary Technology program, the University is committed to meeting the evolving needs of the students it serves.

Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS is located within 89 miles. Mississippi State University is a Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching very high research activity university. Mississippi State is the only school in the state with the distinction, and one of only 108 nationwide.

University of Mississippi
University of Mississippi in Oxford is located within 93 miles.Ole Miss established the first College of Liberal Arts, School of Law, School of Engineering, School of Education, accredited School of Business Administration, Graduate School, School of Nursing, and accredited bachelor's and master's accountancy programs in the state. It has the only School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, School of Dentistry and School of Health Related Professions in Mississippi.