Mississippi State University

country rank  154
world rank  395

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University Overview

Established in 1878, Mississippi State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Mississippi State (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Mississippi. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Meridian. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Mississippi State University (MSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Mississippi State University (MSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 140 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym MSU
Founded 1878
Motto Learning, Service, Research
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address Lee Boulevard
Mississippi State (population range: 10,000-49,999)
39762 Mississippi
United States
T +1 (662) 325 2323
F +1
Other locations Meridian

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Box 6334
Mississippi State 39762
+1 (662) 325 2224

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Mississippi State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1926


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Cooperative Education
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND);

Affiliations

  • Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (MIHL)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018