57%

Acceptance Rate

$10,265

Avg.Financial Aid

002423

FAFSA Code

About Mississippi State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

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Student Population Number of Students attending College

21,974

Website

www.msstate.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

Lee Boulevard

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6623252323
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, Mississippi State University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

57%

SAT Range

1070 - 1330

ACT Range

22 - 29

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at MSU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $40. The SAT score in the range of 1070-1280 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Mississippi State University, must score 26 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 22 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at Lee Boulevard, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762, or call (662) 325-2323.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,670

Average Annual Cost

$8,540

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$110

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,815

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,292

Total One Year Cost

$24,957

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to MSU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $33,424. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

80%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

29%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$9,628

Faculty Overview

60%

Male Professors

40%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

265 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

264 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

206 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

199 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

170 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

134 Graduates

Marketing

134 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

132 Graduates

Biology, General

124 Graduates

Psychology, General

115 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

104 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

87 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

85 Graduates

Animal Sciences

75 Graduates

Civil Engineering

72 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

71 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

69 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

66 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

62 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

61 Graduates

Criminology

55 Graduates

Forestry

47 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

46 Graduates

Social Work

45 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

43 Graduates

Plant Sciences

43 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

41 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

41 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

40 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

38 Graduates

Political Science and Government

38 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

36 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

35 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

32 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

32 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

31 Graduates

History

30 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

29 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

29 Graduates

Architecture

26 Graduates

Chemistry

24 Graduates

Engineering, Other

23 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

19 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

19 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

19 Graduates

Anthropology

16 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

16 Graduates

Computer Engineering

15 Graduates

Mathematics

14 Graduates

Interior Architecture

13 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

10 Graduates

Landscape Architecture

9 Graduates

Philosophy

9 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

8 Graduates

Sociology

8 Graduates

Construction Management

7 Graduates

Economics

6 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

6 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

5 Graduates

Physics

5 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

3 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

3 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

3 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

18,490

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

32%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

50%

US National: 44%

Female

50%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

73% White

0% Unknown

19% Black

3% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

42%

Out Of State

58%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$46,466 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

28%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,222/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,593/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,593/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bulldog

School Colors

maroon and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southeastern Conference

Total Male Athletes

230

Total Female Athletes

138

Intramural Sports

27

Sports Club

28

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,436 per year. The average meal plan at MSU costs around $3,593 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The number of female and male students at the university are 51% and 49%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$15,875

$31,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$165 - 322

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,265

Students Receiving Federal Grants

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,886

Students Receiving State Aid

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,331

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

86%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,539

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,643

$30K - $48K

$9,536

$48K - $75K

$5,073

$75K - $110K

$3,719

> $110K

$3,426

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$66,724,378

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$23,056,689

The financial aid department of Mississippi State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,917, whereas the financial aid is $9,969. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,289, while the institutional aid is $9,969.

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