Mississippi State University

#734 / #221
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Public university in Starkville, Mississippi, USA

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About Mississippi State University

According to Wikipedia, Mississippi State University for Agriculture and Applied Science, commonly known as Mississippi State University , is a public land-grant research university adjacent to Starkville, Mississippi. It is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity" and has a total research and development budget of $239.4 million, the largest in Mississippi. It is enrolls more students than any other college or university in the state.

Mississippi State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
16,127 80% 64% 1175 26

How Much Does Mississippi State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$8,800 $110

How Much Do Mississippi State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Mississippi State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $47,400 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Mississippi State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
20,411 18,122 2,289

Where is Mississippi State University?

Mississippi State University is located at Lee Boulevard, Mississippi State MS 39762

How Safe is Mississippi State University?

Mississippi State University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Mississippi State University Known For?

Mississippi State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Mississippi State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Mississippi State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Mississippi State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Criminal Justice, and History. Here are some of Mississippi State University's most famous alumni:

Rafael Palmeiro
A Former Major League Baseball player.
Sundaraja Sitharama Iyengar
Sundaraja Sitharama Iyengar
An Indian computer scientist.
John Grisham
John Grisham
An American lawyer, politician, and author.
Mari Ramos
An American weather presenter.
William Alsup
William Alsup
A United States federal judge.
Cynthia Cooper
An American accountant.
Machine Gun Kelly
Machine Gun Kelly
An American gangster and bootlegger .
Earl J. Hamilton
An American historian.
Richard Adkerson
An American entrepreneur and accountant.
Tammie Souza
An American meteorologist.
Toxey Haas
An Entrepreneur and conservationist.
Troy H. Middleton
Troy H. Middleton
A United States Army general.

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