14000 Highway 82 West#7222. Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400 662-254-3344
http://www.mvsu.edu nbtaylor@mvsu.edu
About Mississippi Valley State University
  • Year of Foundation 1950
  • Size of Campus 250 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,748
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 62%, 38%, 11%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,575 in-state, $11,410 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $5,081
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 2,357
MVSU prepares you for a successful life after college. With the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Professional Studies, Education and the Graduate School, MVSU provides its students with a variety of educational and future career opportunities. At the Valley, we know the importance of a healthy enriching life outside the classroom. Professional counselors assist students with clarifying interests, aptitude skills, values and experiences. U. S. News & World Report named MVSU as one of America’s best in the southern region. With innovative technology, MVSU is “One of the Best”. Valley students graduate prepared for the working world, graduate programs and other opportunities.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi Honor Society, Alpha Kappa MU Honor Society, Beta Kappa Chi National Honor Society, Gamma Delta Phi National Honor Society, Honors Program, Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Agape Ministries, Baptist Student Union
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of frats 5
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) NAACP, National Association of Black Social Workers,
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Jackson, Mississippi (96), Memphis, Tennessee (130)
  • Distance to nearest train Greenwood (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Greenwood (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 10%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 28%
  • 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 N/A
  • 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, apartments for married students, apartment for single students
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities MAGNOLIA
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number of e-books 16,355
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Number Of Books in Library 101,109
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 500
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal
  • Museums N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Subscriptions 347
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural