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Mississippi Valley State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 237 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 5 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

64% Women
36% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Southwestern Athletic Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $72,453)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $52,108)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 20 18 - -
Baseball 33 - - -
Basketball 15 15 - -
Bowling - 7 - -
Football 78 - - -
Golf 5 6 - -
Soccer - 22 - -
Softball - 25 - -
Tennis 6 6 - -
Volleyball - 9 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2%
Black/non-Hispanic 93.1%
Hispanic 0.5%
Non-resident alien 0.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 2.6%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 3.5%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 21 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 22
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Andrew from Tippo, MS
  • 4
  • The dorm life is good if you like being on your own. The dorm will teach you how to survive without the help of your parents. The dorm life is…

  • Apr-10-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Rosalena from Greenville, MS
  • Jan-15-2013 I am a current student here

    The food in the cafeteria is awesome. There are different varieties of food and drinks you can choose from. It is also bar full of different fruits and salads if you want to stay on the diet side.

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  • 1
  • Jasmine from Mendenhall, MS
  • Sep-21-2012 I am a current student here

    The food is horrible here. MVSU only have two places where a person can eat: Checkers and the cafeteria. Students mostly choose Checkers. This school needs more varieties.

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  • 3
  • Andrew from Tippo, MS
  • Apr-10-2012 I am a current student here

    The food and dining is kind of good but not that bad. I can get use to eating the cafeteria food when I don't have nothing in my room to eat.

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  • 5
  • Apr-05-2012 I am a current student here

    The food is great on Wednesday and Friday. The soul food is on Wednesday with fried chicken, bake chicken, greens, yams, corn bread, mac & cheese. Friday lunch includes fried catfish, baked fish, and green beans.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Apr-05-2012 I am a current student here

    Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Phi Beta Sigma, Zeta Phi Beta, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Phi Psi, Delta Sigma Theta, and Iota Phi Theta.

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