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Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, Mississippi

Overview

Student Population
21,974
National Rank
#196
Mississippi State University overview
Location Mississippi State, Mississippi
Online msstate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Mississippi State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Mississippi State, Mississippi, Mississippi State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 17,381 prospective students applied, and 9,893 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,565 enrolled in the school.  18,709 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,265 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $8,540 plus fees of $110. Mississippi State is ranked 196 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High
Mississippi State University overview
SAT 1070/1330
ACT 22/29
GPA 3.32
Applications Accepted
56.9% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Mississippi Resident Tuition
$8,540
In State Costs for Mississippi State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$110
Room and Board $9,815
Budget for Other Expenses$5,292
Total One Year Cost$24,957
Out of State Resident Tuition
$23,140
Out of State Costs for Mississippi State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$110
Room and Board $9,815
Budget for Other Expenses$5,292
Total One Year Cost$39,557

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$47,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
60% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Mississippi State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Education 17%
Engineering 12%
General Studies 6%
Psychology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176080 IPEDS survey data for Mississippi State University.