Student Population
Mississippi Valley State University overview
 Location Itta Bena, Mississippi
 Online mvsu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
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 2,540 prospective students applied, and 2,192 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 380 enrolled in the school.  1,636 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 649 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $6,530 plus fees of $20. Mississippi Valley State University is ranked 9999 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Mississippi Valley State University overview
ACT 15/19
GPA 2.74
Applications Accepted
Mississippi Valley State University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Mississippi Valley State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$20
Room and Board $7,764
Budget for Other Expenses$4,400
Total One Year Cost$20,714


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

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%

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