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Mississippi Valley State University

Itta Bena, Mississippi

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Overview

Student Population
2,285
Mississippi Valley State University overview
Location Itta Bena, Mississippi
Online mvsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Mississippi Valley State University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Itta Bena, Mississippi, Mississippi Valley State University is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 2,837 prospective students applied, and 1,846 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 333 enrolled in the school.  1,636 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 649 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $6,726 plus fees of $20. Mississippi Valley State University is ranked 1006 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Mississippi Valley State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
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Ratings

3/10
Overall
3/10
Academics
5/10
Resources
1/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

Mississippi Valley State University is rated within the lower 22% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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ACT 16/21
GPA 2.74
Applications Accepted
65.1% 
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Applications Due Jun 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$6,726
Costs for Mississippi Valley State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$20
Room and Board $7,998
Budget for Other Expenses$3,571
Total One Year Cost$20,315

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$26,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
24% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Mississippi Valley State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 29%
Business 23%
Human Services 19%
Biology 6%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176044 IPEDS survey data for Mississippi Valley State University.

Current students may use the Mississippi Valley State University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.