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Mississippi State
Location Mississippi State, MS
Setting Rural Fringe
Enrollment 23,086
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #460
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website msstate.edu
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Mississippi State
Tuition (In State) $9,110
Tuition (Out of State) $24,790
Room & Board $10,630
Avg Net Price $16,402
Avg Grant Aid $12,871
% Receiving Grant Aid 98%


Mississippi State
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 17,707
Admitted 13,478
Acceptance Rate 76.1%
Enrolled % 25.1%
Avg High School GPA 3.58
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Difficult
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 21/30
SAT Range 1030/1280
Submit Test Scores Required
Application Deadline Aug 1, 2024


Mississippi State
Student to Faculty Ratio 17:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (23%)
  • Education (17%)
  • Engineering (12%)
  • General Studies (6%)
  • Psychology (6%)


Mississippi State
Graduation Rate 60%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $47,500
Making Student Loan Payments 63%
Median Student Loan Debt $23,250
Median Loan Payment $240


Mississippi State
% Men 49%
% Women 51%
Racial Diversity Low
% White 72%
% Black 20%
% Hispanic 2%
% Native American 1%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 2%
% International 1%
% Unknown Race 1%


Mississippi State
% In-State 58%
% Out-of-State 41%


Mississippi State
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/