Mississippi State University

Acceptance Rate 76.12 %
SAT Average 1,155
Tuition & Fees $24,900
Student Population 22,986
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $10,301

Academic Overview

Mississippi State University Campus, Mississippi State, MS
Mississippi State University is a public, four-years institute located in Mississippi State, Mississippi. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $9,220 for Mississippi residents and $24,900 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 22,986 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 76.12% and the graduation rate is 60% last year.
The salary after graduation from Mississippi State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $47,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Mississippi State's tuition & fees is $9,220 for Mississippi residents and $24,900 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $8,910 for in-state students and $9,220 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Mississippi ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Mississippi State. The acceptance rate of Mississippi State is 76.12% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 25.14%. The average graduation rate is 60% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $10,301 and 86% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 22,986 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Mississippi State University is 76.12 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Mississippi State University is 60 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Mississippi State University is 85 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Mississippi State University is 22,986
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Mississippi State University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $10,301 at Mississippi State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressLee Boulevard, Mississippi State, MS 39762
Online Applicationhttps://www.msstate.edu/future-students/apply
Financial Aidhttps://www.sfa.msstate.edu/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://npc.collegeboard.org/app/msu/start
Disability Servicewww.sss.msstate.edu/

Offered Degrees

Mississippi State offers 416 major programs through online and on-site education where 3 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree1041
Master's Degree1051
Post Master's Degree990
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1071
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

Mississippi State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,181)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,593)

Veterans Benefits

Mississippi State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges