Mississippi State, MS Colleges

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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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Schools in and around Mississippi State, MS

Name
Belhaven University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $18,420 average out-state tuition; $18,420 average in-state tuition
Millsaps College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $27,650 average out-state tuition; $27,650 average in-state tuition
Jackson State University
Four or more years; Public; $5,504 average out-state tuition; $5,504 average in-state tuition
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Four or more years; Public; $14,797 average out-state tuition; $5,792 average in-state tuition
Academy of Hair Design Three
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Mississippi School of Therapeutic Massage
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Wesley Biblical Seminary
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition

Mississippi State, MS Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Mississippi Scholarship - ARRL $500 January 31, 2017
Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017