Mississippi State University

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Mississippi State University

Founded in 1878, Mississippi State University (MSU), officially known as the Mississippi State University of Agriculture and Applied Science, is a four-year university located in the rural town of Starkville, Mississippi. MSU is recognized as a doctoral research institution and has the largest campus of any university in the state. In addition to the main campus in Starksville, MSU has branch campuses in the cities of Biloxi, Meridian, and Vicksburg. MSU is consistently ranked among the top agricultural schools in the nation and was recently ranked No.18 in the nation by Forbes magazine. It is also well know for its exceptional graduate level programs in veterinary medicine and engineering.

Mississippi State University offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in various academic fields and disciplines through its eleven academic school and colleges, which include the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering; College of Arts and Sciences; College of Architecture Art and Design; James Worth Bagley College of Engineering; College of Business; Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy; College of Forest Resources; Shackouls Honors College; College of Veterinary Medicine; and College of Education.

Roughly 20,000 students attend MSU each year. At over 4,200 acres, the MSU campus is the largest state. It contains over 150 buildings, several farms, and a variety of other student facilities. The university owns over 80,000 acres statewide which it employs for various educational purposes.

Mississippi State's athletic teams compete as the Bulldogs in the Division I of the National College Athletic Association (NCAA). They belong to the western division of the Southeastern Conference.

General Information

Admission Office
Box 6334
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-2224
Fax: (662) 325-1678
[email protected]
Contact: Phil Bonfanti
Director of Admissions and Scholarships
Main Address
PO Box 6018
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-2121
www.msstate.edu
Size
Total undergrads: 13,991
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,489
Degree-seeking undergrads: 13,204
Graduate enrollment: 3,537

Setting
Rural setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus
Degrees offered:
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $35
Online application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 65%
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 84%

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agribusiness Operations B
Agricultural Economics B
Agriculture – General B
Agronomy/Crop Science B
Animal Sciences B
Food Science B
Horticulture Science B
Landscaping B
Pest Management B
Poultry Science B

Architecture & Related Programs
Architecture B
Interior Architecture B
Landscape Architecture B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Arts – General B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Bacteriology B
Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Construction Management B
Finance/Banking B
Insurance/Risk Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Real Estate B

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education
Agricultural Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
Instructional technology B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

Engineering
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering B
Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computational engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies
Agricultural engineering technology and business B
Industrial Technology B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Veterinary medical science B

History
History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical Sciences B
Interdisciplinary studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Forestry – General B
Wildlife/Wilderness Management B

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology
Educational Psychology B
Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services
Social Work B

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:
    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


Ratings for Mississippi State University


Student Reviews: 3.7/5 (2)

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