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Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS
University Website: www.msstate.edu/
Apply Online: www.msstate.edu/web/applyonline.php
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The Mississippi State University of Agriculture and Applied Science, commonly known as Mississippi State University (MSU), is a land-grant university located in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, United States, partially in the town of Starkville and partially in an unincorporated area.Mississippi State, Mississippi, is the official designation for the area that encompasses the university.

It is classified as a "comprehensive doctoral research university with very high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation. Fall 2011 enrollment statistics from the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning show the MSU Starkville campus is the largest university campus in the state. They also have campuses in Meridian, Biloxi, and Vicksburg. In 2009, Mississippi State University was ranked #18 nationally in Forbes magazine's "America's Best College Buys" and 1 in agricultural schools within the Southeastern Conference. Mississippi State was also ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best universities in the United States for Engineering and Veterinary Medicine where it ranked #84 and #24 respectively.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $14,670.00 avg tuition

Lee Boulevard
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-2323

Apply online Admissions:
www.admissions.msstate.edu/
Financial Aid:
www.sfa.msstate.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Mississippi State University

Statistics:
Applied 9,862
Admitted 6,192 63%
Enrolled total 2,898
Full Time: 2,891
Part Time 7
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 480 605
SAT Math 490 630
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 20 27
ACT English 21 29
ACT Math 18 26
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 83%
4-year graduation rate 31%
6-year graduation rate 61%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Mississippi State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,805.00 $5,805.00 $14,670.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $242.00 $242.00 $612.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,805.00 $5,805.00 $14,670.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $323.00 $323.00 $815.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,162.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $4,808.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $40.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 89%
Percent receiving grant aid 88%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,361.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 57%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,064.00

Mississippi State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations X
Agricultural Business and Management, General X
Agricultural Economics X
Agriculture, General X X
Agronomy and Crop Science X
Animal Sciences, General X
Food Science X
Horticultural Science X
Landscaping and Groundskeeping X
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management X
Poultry Science X
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X X
Interior Architecture X
Landscape Architecture X X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology X
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X X
Construction Management X
Finance, General X
Insurance X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Real Estate X
Taxation X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
EDUCATION
Agricultural Teacher Education X X
Business Teacher Education X
Community College Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Secondary Education and Teaching X X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other X X
Technical Teacher Education X
ENGINEERING
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering X X
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering, General X
Engineering, Other X X
Industrial Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other X
Industrial Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Forestry, General X X
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X X
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Criminology X
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other X
Music, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Mississippi State University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Sharp Academic Merit Scholarship $12000 December 01, 2014
Next Generation Scholarship $25000 October 24, 2014
Freshman Academic Excellence $4000 December 01, 2014
Sharp Academic Scholarship $3000 December 01, 2014
Ramsay and Elaine O'Neal Scholarship $3000 December 01, 2014
Accounting Excellence Scholarships $2500 December 01, 2014
Valedictorian Scholarship - Mississippi State University $1500 December 01, 2014
UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship $1000 October 31, 2014
Howell Memorial Endowed Scholarship $1000 October 31, 2014
Salutatorian Scholarship - Mississippi State University $1000 December 01, 2014
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