Mississippi Valley State University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

14000 Highway 82 West

Box 7222

Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400

(662) 254-3347

Fax: (662) 254-3759



Contact: Nora Taylor

Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Main Address

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400

(662) 254-9041

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www.mvsu.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,513

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 25%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music Management/Merchandising B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Office Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B

Engineering Technologies

Industrial Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Environmental Health B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

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.

Mississippi Valley State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(662) 254-9041
Website:www.mvsu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.mvsu.edu/prospective_students/admissions/intent_to_enroll.php
Address:14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,455
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):26%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,619 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,116
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,116
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,376

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Mississippi Valley State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Mississippi Valley State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services31
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education73
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Health Professions and Related Programs11
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions22
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total309

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Mississippi Valley State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Mississippi Valley State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,116
Out-of-state$6,116
Books and supplies$1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,878
Out-of-state$6,878

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid35696%
Grant or scholarship aid35496%$8,376
Student loan aid32688%$7,056

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,62483%$7,317
Federal student loans1,58982%$8,026

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Mississippi Valley State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Mississippi Valley State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,6051,0801,525
Percent admitted100%79%88%
Percent admitted who enrolled15%18%13%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Mississippi Valley State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,455
Undergraduate enrollment2,011
Graduate enrollment444

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Mississippi Valley State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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