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Mississippi Valley State University

Mississippi Valley State University

14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400
(662) 254-9041

Mississippi Valley State University is a historically black, public, 4-year institution, founded in 1946. This school, which is very close to Itta Bena, Mississippi, is in a rural setting. It offers students 29 degrees at the bachelors level and nine masters level degrees. 2,636 students pursued degrees from the 34 programs at MVSU in 2010. This school offers subjects such as early childhood education, special education, and accounting. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. MVSU is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Mississippi.

Admission

In 2010, 5,539 students applied to this school. It admitted almost a third of the applicants or 1,551 students. Approximately 60% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 5,539 students applied to this school. It admitted almost a third of the applicants or 1,551 students. Approximately 60% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 28%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 29%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 27%

Student Demographics

MVSU enrolled 2,636 students in 2010.

Student Demographics

MVSU enrolled 2,636 students in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 949
  • Total Enrolled Female: 1687
  • Undergraduate Male: 840
  • Undergraduate Female: 1370
  • Graduate Male: 111
  • Graduate Female: 315

Faculty Demographics

158 teachers work for this school. 126 out of 158 faculty are full-time and 32 out of 158 instructors are part-time. Around half of the instructors are male.

Faculty Demographics

158 teachers work for this school. 126 out of 158 faculty are full-time and 32 out of 158 instructors are part-time. Around half of the instructors are male.

  • Male: 81
  • Female: 77
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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