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Mississippi Valley State University Student Life

Mississippi Valley State University is on a 450-acre campus in a small town setting in Itta Bena, MS. There are many activities and organizations for Mississippi Valley State University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Mississippi Valley State University also has fraternities and sororities.

Mississippi Valley State University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Mississippi Valley State University include Baptist Student Union, Black Student Fellowship, National Education Association

Mississippi Valley State University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Black History Month and Founder's Day.

Does Mississippi Valley State University offer student housing?

Mississippi Valley State University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus

Most Mississippi Valley State University students live off campus. In 2021, 31% of undergrads at Mississippi Valley State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 69% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Mississippi Valley State University. There are 1,509 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,694 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 525 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 10% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Mississippi Valley State University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Is Mississippi Valley State University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Mississippi Valley State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Mississippi Valley State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Mississippi Valley State University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Mississippi Valley State University, take U.S. Highway 82 to Itta Bena, MS. If you need to fly, book your flight to Jackson-Evers International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in MS you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Mississippi Valley State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Mississippi Valley State University Students

59%

Women

41%

Men

73%

Full Time

27%

Part Time

69%

In State

31%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

95%

2%

1%

1%

1%

0.30%

0.18%

0.12%

Undergraduate Students

1,694

Graduate Students

338

Mississippi Valley State University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,032

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

68%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,550

Out-of-State

$6,550

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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