Mississippi State University


Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
Logo of Mississippi State University
Top Ranked
  • Location: Mississippi State, MS
  • Student Body: 21,883
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Public
  • Campus Type: Rural
  • Web Site: www.msstate.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 62.40%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 62.40%
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $40
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • In State Tuition: $8,208
  • Out of State/International Tuition: $22,248
  • In State Grad Tuition: $8,208
  • Out of State Grad Tuition: $22,248
  • Room and Board: $9,614
  • Books and Supplies: $1,200
  • Other Fees: $110
  • Net Price In-District/State: $16,056
  • Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 3,435
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,643 / 1,792
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: 21 - 21
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 20
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 18%
  • Engineering: 14%
  • Education: 10%
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: 7%
  • Parks, Leisure Studues: 7%

Academic Programs

Mississippi State University offers 187 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsMississippi State University offers 75 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
  • Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, Technologist
  • Health, Health Care Administration, Management
  • Veterinary, Animal Health Technology, Technician and Veterinary Assistant
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Personal/Culinary Services
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsMississippi State University offers 56 Master's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Doctorate Degree ProgramsMississippi State University offers 38 Doctorate Degree Programs
Agriculture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Certificate ProgramsMississippi State University offers 1 Certificate Programs
Education

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 58%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 63%
  • 1st Year Retention: 79%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $43,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 21,883
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 71%
  • Black Students: 19%
  • Non-resident, alien: 4%
  • Hispanic Students: 3%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Unknown: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%