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Mississippi State University

Men's D1 Coach: Ben Howland
Profile
Size
9 / 10
18,490 Undergrads / 21,974 Students
Cost
4 / 10
$16,471 Net Price
Selectivity
7 / 10
54% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Southeastern (SEC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Town: Remote

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
80%
Overall Graduation Rate
61%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
35% / 61%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Location
Lee Boulevard, Mississippi State, MS, 39762 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Jackson Mississippi Area
  • Tuscaloosa Alabama Area
  • Greater Memphis Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Biloxi Mississippi Area
  • Florence Alabama Area
  • Greater Nashville Area
  • Birmingham Alabama Area
  • Hattiesburg Mississippi Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Huntsville Alabama Area
  • Greater New Orleans Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
Where Grads Work
  • US Army
  • United States Air Force
  • AT&T
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • International Paper
  • Chevron
  • Lockheed Martin
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Entergy
  • ExxonMobil
  • FedEx Services
  • IBM
  • NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Walmart
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Research
  • Finance
  • Program and Project Management
  • Media and Communication
  • Consulting
  • Support
  • Arts and Design
  • Healthcare Services
  • Administrative
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
490 - 630
Math
530 - 650
Total
1030 - 1320
ACT
English
22 - 33
Math
21 - 28
Composite
22 - 30

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

GPA
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 18,340 8,157 10,183
% Admitted 54% 55% 53%
% Admits That Enroll 35% 38% 34%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.41
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
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    Recommendations
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    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Engineering (16%)
    Business (15%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (7%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (7%)
    Education (7%)
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science (6%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (6%)
    Agriculture (5%)
    Mechanical Engineering (4%)
    Psychology (4%)
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (4%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
    Psychology, General (3%)
    Social Sciences (3%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $16,471

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$8,910 $20,900
    Books & Supplies$1,200 $1,200
    Cost of Living$10,436 $10,436
    Personal Expenses$5,358 $5,358
     
    Sticker Price$25,904 $36,702

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    95% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship95%$11,561
    Federal Grants32%$4,917
    Pell Grants32%$4,812
    Other Federal3%$1,085
    State & Local Grants37%$2,289
    Institutional Grants86%$9,969
     
    Student Loans51%$6,936
    Federal Loans49%$5,479
    Other Loans6%$13,533

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $506 Million $23,033

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $14,653 $245

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with basketball is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 7,730 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $40,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.85 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 35% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 16 13
    Fondling 2 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 13 11
    Motor Vehicle Theft 5 4
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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