School Overview

Mississippi State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Mississippi State, Mississippi. Mississippi State ranked 123rd in National Universities and 2nd in Mississippi Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 22,986 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. Mississippi State's acceptance rate is 76.12% last year (undergraduate school).
Mississippi State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
AddressLee Boulevard, Mississippi State, MS 39762
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Mississippi State University is 76.12% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 25.14%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $80 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate76.12 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)25.14 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$80

Tuition & Fees

Mississippi State's 2022 tuition & fees is $9,220 for Mississippi residents and $24,900 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $8,910 for Mississippi residents and $9,220 for out-of-students.
Mississippi ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,220$24,900
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,910$9,220
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 22,986 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 4,762 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Mississippi State has 18,803 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 4,183 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students22,986
Undergraduate Students18,803
Graduate Students4,183
Online Enrollment4,762

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs416 Programs
Number of online programs3 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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