Mississippi Valley State University

Address:
14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400
Phone:
662-254-9041
Website:
http://www.mvsu.edu
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About Mississippi Valley State University

Mississippi Valley State University is classified as a college or university with a medium-sized master’s program. Colleges and universities with a medium-sized master’s program typically award between 100 and 199 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 50% of undergrads are enrolled full time, and between 25% and 49% of students reside on campus. This institution awards at least 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within a professional field other than business or education. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,434
 Graduate416
 Total2,850
GenderFemale62%
 Male38%
Student Age% Under 2558%
 % 25 and Over42%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time81%
 % Part-time19%
Race/Ethnicity% White3.9%
 % Black93.3%
 % Asian0.2%
 % Latino0.5%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown2.0%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal5,539
 % Admitted28%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled25%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 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 SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT99%
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite15 / 3619 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$4,831
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,972
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid100%
 % Undergraduates with Loans78%
 % Undergraduates with Grants100%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,400
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,537
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,537
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,400
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,400
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,400

Neighborhood Data for the Itta Bena Area

Median Age36.5
Median Household Income$21,979
Total Population2,148
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.7% 49.3%
 Age 0-974.2%25.8%
 Age 10-1768.6%31.4%
 Age 18-2460.3%39.7%
 Age 25-2944.7%55.3%
 Age 30-3939.6%60.4%
 40+39.4%60.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White11.6%
 % Black87.4%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino1.0%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,537
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,537
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$330
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50064.3%71.7%6.4%
 $500 to $7490.0%28.3%0.0%
 $750 to $99935.7%0.0%10.6%
 Over $10000.0%0.0%8.5%
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