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Mississippi State University

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Rating

Public

Type

24,251

Students

$23,840

Tuition

54%

Acceptance

#135

Ranking

Remote Town

Campus Setting

Mississippi State, MS

Lee Boulevard, Mississippi State, MS 39762

Mississippi State University is a very large public university located in Mississippi State, MS ranked 3rdin Mississippi. It has a total of 19,952 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 53.86% of applicants. Mississippi State University offers 174 different majors and is best known for its business teacher education, veterinary technology, and agricultural production operations programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 4th respectively). With a tuition cost of $8,800 for in-state students and $23,840 for those from out-of-state, Mississippi State University is reasonably high-priced. 51.18% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $40,200 per year, which is 3% below the national median.

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Cost

$23,950/Year
Above Average

Mississippi State University

$23,950

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$40,944/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$31,146/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

54%Acceptance
Average

Mississippi State University

54%

National

69%
Sat

1070 - 1280

6% of students submit

Admissions Yield

35%

ACT

21 - 28

94% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$40

Students

19,952Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

3,549

Part-Time

15
Male

51%

In-state

83%

Female

49%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

8%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Business Administration and Management, General6% Kinesiology and Exercise Science6% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other81% Others

7% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Kinesiology and Exercise Science

6% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

81% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

7%

342 Graduates

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

6%

296 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

6%

290 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

4%

201 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

3%

165 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

3%

159 Graduates

Psychology, General

3%

153 Graduates

Geology/Earth Science, General

3%

152 Graduates

Academics

B-
Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

17

Number of Library Books

1,934,226

Academic Spend per Student

$7,251

Full-time Retention Rate

80%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$33,400/Year

Mississippi State University

$33,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$33,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$40,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

51%