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#6 Best Public Universities in Mississippi

Mississippi Valley State University

Itta Bena, Mississippi

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Overview

Student Population
2,032
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

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 3,351 prospective students applied, and 2,772 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 246 enrolled in the school.  1,334 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 698 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $6,726 plus fees of $20. Mississippi Valley State University is ranked 883 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 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
6/10
Resources
1/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

Mississippi Valley State University is rated within the lower 23% 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 13/22
GPA 2.88
Applications Accepted
82.7% 
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Applications Due Jun 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Very 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.

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