Mississippi State University

Address:
, Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone:
662-325-2323
Website:
http://www.msstate.edu/
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About Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional degree offerings may also be available within other health professions or in other professional fields. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate14,602
 Graduate3,999
 Total18,601
GenderFemale48%
 Male52%
Student Age% Under 2573%
 % 25 and Over27%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time82%
 % Part-time18%
Race/Ethnicity% White71.3%
 % Black19.8%
 % Asian1.3%
 % Latino1.2%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown1.8%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal9,300
 % Admitted55%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled52%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT15%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT85%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800610 / 800
 SAT Math490 / 800630 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3626 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,461
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$13,801
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid85%
 % Undergraduates with Loans45%
 % Undergraduates with Grants85%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,729
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,808
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Mississippi State Area

Median Age19.8
Median Household Income$34,267
Total Population3,139
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.7% 49.3%
 Age 0-90.0%100.0%
 Age 10-1760.0%40.0%
 Age 18-2448.5%51.5%
 Age 25-29100.0%0.0%
 Age 30-3958.7%41.3%
 40+100.0%0.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White61.9%
 % Black27.7%
 % Asian8.9%
 % Latino2.7%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,729
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$528
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