Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Questions and Answers

Lily K.
1 month ago
Where can I find more information about your Campus housing options?
Mississippi State University
Hi there Lily! housing.msstate.edu
Lily K.
1 month ago
Does your school offer a strong nursing program?
Mississippi State University
Hi Lily! We do not have a nursing program here at MSU. We do have two partnership programs with Mississippi University for Women and University Medical Center.
Kristianity C.
1 month ago
Does your school allow students to use outside scholarships at your school?
Mississippi State University
Hi Kristianity! It depends on exactly it is, but typically, we do!
Payton D.
1 month ago
Where can I find information about the admission process for transfer students?
Mississippi State University
Hi Payton! https://www.admissions.msstate.edu/prospective-students/transfer-students/admission-requirements
Siah S.
2 months ago
Do many freshmen rent at the apartments on campus?
Mississippi State University
Hi Siah! We actually do not have apartments for freshmen students on campus! We do for upperclassmen though!
megan w.
2 months ago
What are popular on-campus activities that are offered at your school?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Somewhat Selective (57% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

70% White
18% Black
3% Hispanic
2% Multiracial
1% Asian
1% Native
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Software Engineer79k
Electrical Engineer71k
Project Engineer68k
Mechanical Engineer67k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)65k
Civil Engineer59k
Based on 12,019 student responses
52.3kAvg. Early Career Pay
95.1kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
59%in High-Meaning careers
27%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$23,950 / year
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