Established in 1950, Mississippi Valley State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Itta Bena (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Mississippi. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 70 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. MVSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Mississippi Valley State University|
|Colours||Kelly green and white|
|Address||14000 Highway 82 West
|Tel||+1 (662) 254 9041|
|Fax||+1 (662) 254 6709|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|Minority Serving||Historically Black Institution|
|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|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||14000 Highway 82 West, Box 7222
Itta Bena 38941-1400
(662) 254 3437
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--General|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||High undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence|
Mississippi Valley State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 107,636 physical volumes, 1,733 physical media, 470 digital/electronic medium and 52 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Mississippi Valley State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,015 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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