Mississippi Valley State University is on a 450-acre campus in a small town setting in Itta Bena, MS. Mississippi Valley State University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for 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 events are Homecoming, Black History Month and Founder's Day.
Mississippi Valley State University offers on-campus 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 in campus housing. 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.
At Mississippi Valley State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Mississippi Valley State University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
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.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit 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.
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
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