Mississippi State University (MSU)

Mississippi State, MS

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Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University Student Essentials

Mississippi State University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bulldog
Nickname: MSU
Website: www.msstate.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $6,264
Out-of-State Tuition: $15,828
Retention Rate: 81%
Enrollment: 22,956
Year Established: 1878

About MSU

Mississippi State University offers exceptional academic programs for students of all backgrounds and interests in the city of Mississippi State in Mississippi.

Degrees offered at Mississippi State range from associate’s to doctorate. Students interested in earning a bachelor’s degree can do so in a long list of traditional majors, including several pre-professional programs.

Pre-professional programs allow students to earn prerequisite credits for professional graduate degrees. Pre-professional programs at Mississippi State include 15 concentrations, some of which are Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Seminary, Medicine, Law, and Dental.

Graduate degrees can be earned in an almost equally long list as that of the bachelor’s programs. Most programs offer master’s degrees, while only a select few offer doctorates. Doctorate degrees include Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Science, Business Administration, Food Science, Nutrition, Veterinary Medical Science, and much more.

Student life activities are a valued part of academic life. Students can participate in student organizations, athletic teams, residential life, honors societies, and much more.

Student support services are available to help students focus on their studies. Services include a health center, counseling services, academic workshops, career advising, and financial aid advising.

Mississippi State University offers exceptional academic opportunities for all disciplines and interests. Students are sure to find their niche here.

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MSU Map & Location

Mississippi State University
Lee Boulevard
Mississippi State, MS 39762


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Getting Around MSU

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Mississippi State, MS

Winter
Dec
56
34
Jan
53
31
Feb
58
34
Spring
Mar
66
41
Apr
74
50
May
82
59
Summer
Jun
89
67
Jul
92
71
Aug
92
69
Fall
Sep
86
62
Oct
76
50
Nov
66
41

MSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 17,820
Freshman Class 2,707
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 22,956

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 24%
  • Caucasian: 70%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 2%
African American 24%
Caucasian 70%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 78%
Graduate 22%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 53%
Men 47%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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