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Mississippi State Student Population

Population Highlight
Total Enrollment 22,986
Undergraduate 18,803
Graduate 4,183
Men 11,317
Women 11,669

Mississippi State Student Population

There are 22,986 students including 18,803 undergraduate and 4,183 graduate students at Mississippi State University for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 19,078 full-time and 3,908 part-time students with gender distribution of 11,317 male and 11,669 female students. Mississippi State University is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 4,762 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

Mississippi State University has a total enrollment of 22,986 with a gender distribution of 49.23% male (11,317 students) and 50.77% female (11,669 students). There are 9,466 male and 9,337 female students in undergraduate school and 1,851 male and 2,332 female students are attending graduate school at Mississippi State University.
Student Population By Gender
Mississippi State University
TotalMenWomen
Total22,98611,31711,669
Undergraduate18,8039,4669,337
Graduate4,1831,8512,332
Full-time19,0789,3119,767
Part-time3,9082,0061,902
[Chart] Mississippi State University 2021 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

Mississippi State University has 19,078 full-time and 3,908 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 17,089 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 1,714 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 1,989 students are full-time and 2,194 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Mississippi State University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total22,98619,0783,908
Undergraduate18,80317,0891,714
Graduate4,1831,9892,194
Men11,3179,3112,006
Women11,6699,7671,902
[Chart] Mississippi State University Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At Mississippi State University, 4,762 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 15,544 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 22,986 students. In undergraduate schools, 17,571 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 2,735 students are attending some online courses.
2021 Distance Learning Enrollment
Mississippi State University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total22,98618,8034,183
Online Exclusively4,7622,8151,947
In Some Online Classes15,54414,756788
Not In Online Classes2,6801,2321,448
[Chart] Mississippi State University Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Mississippi State University. There are 137 American Indian/Native American, 16,336 White, 3,955 Black/African American, 361 Asian, 785 Hispanic, 18 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 321 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Mississippi State University
TotalMenWomen
Total22,98611,31711,669
American Indian/Native American1375285
Asian361213148
Black/African American3,9551,6162,339
Hispanic785390395
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander18126
White16,3368,2578,079
Two More489227262
Race Un-Known1649470
[Chart] Mississippi State UniversityRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at Mississippi State University.
Age Distribution
Mississippi State University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total22,98618,8034,183
Under 1860600
Age 18-195,6955,6932
Age 20-217,7377,68651
Age 22-244,8973,7591,138
Age 25-291,9137121,201
Age 30-34966327639
Age 35-39639222417
Age 40-49747253494
Age 50-6430580225
Over 64271116
Age Un-Known000
[Chart] Mississippi State University 2021 Age Distribution of Enrollment