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Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-2323

Founded in 1878, Mississippi State University is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is in Mississippi State, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is the biggest institution in the state of Mississippi. It offers students one certificate, 71 degrees at the bachelors level, 54 degrees at the masters level, and 33 doctoral level degrees. 19,644 students pursued degrees from the 95 programs at this university in 2010. Mississippi State offers subjects including education and language. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits MSU. This research university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Mississippi.

Admission

In 2010, 9,300 students applied to this university. Mississippi State admitted more than half of the applicants or 5,115 students. About half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 9,300 students applied to this university. Mississippi State admitted more than half of the applicants or 5,115 students. About half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 55%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 54%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 57%

Student Demographics

19,644 students were enrolled at this university in 2010.

Student Demographics

19,644 students were enrolled at this university in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 10215
  • Total Enrolled Female: 9429
  • Undergraduate Male: 8082
  • Undergraduate Female: 7461
  • Graduate Male: 2051
  • Graduate Female: 2051

Faculty Demographics

1,208 faculty work for MSU. 89% of teachers are full-time and 10% of instructors are part-time. Nearly two-thirds of the teachers are male.

Faculty Demographics

1,208 faculty work for MSU. 89% of teachers are full-time and 10% of instructors are part-time. Nearly two-thirds of the teachers are male.

  • Male: 763
  • Female: 445
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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