Mississippi State University
Academic excellence and boundless opportunities await at Mississippi State University. Discover a vibrant campus community that nurtures your potential and ignites your passion for learning. From the forefront of innovation in engineering to the intricacies of sustainable agriculture and agribusiness, MSU’s diverse range of programs empowers students to shape the future.
With a commitment to academic rigor, a supportive environment, and a spirit of collaboration, Mississippi State University opens doors to endless possibilities. Embark on an extraordinary educational journey that will enable you to make a lasting impact on the world.
Get to know Mississippi State University
The number of sections of each class size.
2-9: 482 | 10-19: 941 | 20-29: 743
30-39: 303 | 40-49: 201 | 50-99: 324 | 100+: 117
ENROLLMENT BY ETHNICITY
Non-U.S. Citizen: 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic: 15%
White, non-Hispanic: 74%
Native/Indigenous American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic: 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic: 2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic: 0%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic: 3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown: 1%
SPECIAL STUDY OPTIONS
Programs available at this institution.
Cooperative education program
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Exchange student program (domestic)
Liberal arts/career combination
Teacher certification program
Percent of students living on campus.
First-time, first-year (freshman) students: 97%
Campus housing options.
Apartments for single students
Rigor of secondary school record | Standardized test scores | State residency
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th Percentile: 540 | 75th Percentile: 640
25th Percentile: 530 | 75th Percentile: 640
25th Percentile: 21 | 75th Percentile: 29
25th Percentile: 19 | 75th Percentile: 27
25th Percentile: 21 | 75th Percentile: 31
Tuition & Cost
Tuition (in-state): $9,248
Tuition (out-of-state): $25,294