Mississippi State University

country rank  164
world rank  460

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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 141 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

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Mississippi State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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)
  • American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)
  • American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics (AAVLD)
  • American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
  • Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Accreditation and Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB)
  • Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB)
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
  • Professional Landcare Network (PLANET)
  • Society of American Foresters (SAF)
  • International Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST)
  • The Wildlife Society (TWS)

Memberships and 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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