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Mississippi State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

19,644 Students

62% Admitted

  • 21,883 full time
  • 3,516 part time
  • 8,494 men full time
  • 7,634 women full time
  • 9,862 applied
  • 6,192 admitted
  • 2,898 enrolled

18,312 Undergraduates

$7,780 Tuition/Year

  • 4,101 Graduates
  • $7,780 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $9,815 room & board
  • $1,200 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Town, remote from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Meredith from Old Hickory, TN
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  • Mississippi State University offers a very wide variety of things to get involved in educationally and for pleasure. It is a large campus feel with a close knit community. You…

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  • Melody
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  • Mississippi State is obviously a football campus, but it doesn't stop there. This campus has a big heart for its students, plenty of opportunities and the chance for a better…

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  • Nija from Greenwood, MS
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  • Mississippi State feels like home. There are plenty of ways to get involved and help is available to those that need it. The teachers ensure that the students are getting…

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  • dominic from honolulu, hi
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  • as a high school student who was accepted into a couple colleges, what made me decide to go to mississippi state university was its communication. once i was accepted there,…

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  • Kelsey from Grenada, MS
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  • Mississippi State Univeristy is the most amazing campus I have ever been too. The education I am recieving here is greatly preparing me to continue on the path of acheiving…

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Mississippi State University
  • Located in Mississippi State, MS
  • Public
  • 19,644 students enrolled
  • 62% admitted
  • $7,780 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 3
  • Shannon from Munford, TN
  • I am a current student here

    It is a very nice school with lots of things to get involved with. It is also a very BIG school, which can be overwhelming at times. The town of Starkville has everything you would need, but there isn't much to do off campus.

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  • Amber from Jackson, TN
  • I am a current student here

    It's a small town, but campus is usually active, and you get used to the slower pace. It's a more local atmosphere, and the town is basically centered around the school. It's easy to connect with people. Whatever your interests are, you can usually find some way to involve them. Football is a huge thing here on campus, and even if you're not into sports the atmosphere is enjoyable.

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  • Rushil from Greenwood, MS
  • I am a current student here

    Like I said above, it's amazing being here. It definitely is worth going here because I am a pre-med student wanting to go to UMMC (University of Mississippi Medical Center) and I think I have a good chance of getting there because of MSU. I LOVE it here: 1) because most of my friends go here from high school, 2) because I have a bunch of friends ALL over the country including people from Washington, Pennsylvania, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Texas, Arizona, California, Wisconsin and EVEN people from all over the world like Japan, Korea, India, Iran, Australia, etc. So if you don't think you will fit in, well think again.....I promise there's a place for everyone here on campus

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