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Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate75%

About Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University is a public, state university in the town of Mississippi State, MS. Mississippi State University was founded in 1878. The college currently enrolls around 22,649 students a year, including 18,305 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Mississippi State University

It is moderately difficult to get into Mississippi State University. Around 75% of applicants get into Mississippi State University each year. In 2022, 14,158 out of 18,830 total applicants were accepted.

Mississippi State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 75%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 7%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Mississippi State University Campus Tours

Mississippi State University is located in Mississippi State, MS,.

If you are interested in seeing Mississippi State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 82 to Mississippi State, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Golden Triangle Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mississippi State University and Mississippi State are like without leaving home.

College Info

75 B.S. Hood Drive Mississippi State, MS 39762

Campus Setting: Small Town

Mississippi State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mississippi State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mississippi State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Mississippi State University is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Mississippi State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

530 - 640


Reading SAT Range

540 - 640

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Mississippi State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mississippi State University is like? There are approximately 22,649 students enrolled at Mississippi State University, including 18,305 undergraduate students and 4,344 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 69% percent are from MS and 31% percent of students are from other states.


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