PO Box 6334Mississippi State, MS 39762 662-325-2224
http://www.msstate.edu admit@msstate.edu
About Mississippi State University
  • Year of Foundation 1878
  • Size of Campus 4200 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 12,555
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 45%, 52%, 18%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,151 in-state, $13,021 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $7,520
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 35
  • Enrollment No. 13,730
At Mississippi State University, we believe in getting personal. Known throughout our history as "The People's University," our university provides the academic, leadership, and social opportunities to help each person excel. Your success—in whatever field of study or career goal is our success. We take that mission seriously. Here, faculty, staff and students share a common goal: to make the Mississippi State University experience a lifetime opportunity.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Percent students who are frat members 17%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 14
  • Number of frats 18
  • Number of honor societies More than seventy professional and honorary fraternities are active on the campus. They include: Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Med (Pre-Medical), Alpha; Kappa Delta Sociological (Sociology), Alpha Lambda Delta (Freshman Scholastic), Alphi Pi Mu (Industrial Engin
  • Number of sororities 11
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Super Bulldog Weekend - Spring Homecoming event
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Association of Chinese Students and Scholars; Black Student Alliance; Chinese Student Association; English as a Second Language Student Association; German Club; Graduate Minority Council; Hispanic Student Association; Indi
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 18%
  • Number of students in fraternities 18
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Mississippi State University is a non-sectarian institution, the campus community is free to worship or not to worship, in accord with their convictions and beliefs. Alpha Omega Psi, Apostolic Campus Fellowship of the P. A.
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Jackson, MS (129), Columbus, MS (14)
  • Distance to nearest train Tuscaloosa, AL (86)
  • Distance to nearest bus Starkville, MS (2)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 46%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 30%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms, men's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 13
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 3,364,480
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 2,000
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 290,709
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 40
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 10,038
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Government documents depository, Online Public Access Catalog
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,074,652
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Cully Cobb Museum - Antiques and primitive tools Department of Art Gallery Dunn Seller Museum - Rocks, Fossils, Triceratops skull Historic Costumes & Textiles Collection Lois Dowdle Cobb Museum of Archeology Mitchell Memorial Library - Memorabilia fro
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 16,552
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Computer Courses Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 17%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 85%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Not available
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 6,273
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