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Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS, USA
4.05 Average Rating

Mississippi State University is a public university with "Higher Research Activity". MSU fulfills its designation as a land-grant college by doing extensive agricultural research in its regarded MAFES H.H. Leveck Animal Research Center and R.R. Foil Plant Science Research Center. This “More Selective” university is home to the Memorial Library, one of very few university libraries to house presidential papers. Mississippi State University manufactures its own ice cream and Edam cheese.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
59%
Out of State Students
40%
0
100
56%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1140
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
21,883
Total Number of Undergrads
18,312
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
30%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
60%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$16,035
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,780
Out-of-State Tuition
$20,900
0
100
60%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,368
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
295
Size of Town
Town: Remote
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Jackson
Tuscaloosa
Memphis
Atlanta
Florence
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
47%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$40,300
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What Students Are Saying

4.05 Average Rating
msu has an absolutely breathtaking campus. the engineering curriculum is challenging and engaging, pushing each student to apply themselves inside and outside of the classroom. best of all, the people and seemingly endless campus activities make each day fun and exciting.
Thomas from Pontotoc, MS
Mississippi State Univeristy is the most amazing campus I have ever been too. The education I am recieving here is greatly preparing me to continue on the path of acheiving my career goals, and the atmosphere here is remarkable. Mississippi State exemplifies both fine education and fine Southern hospitality.
Kelsey from Grenada, MS

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