Mississippi State University

United States of America

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Established in 1878, the Mississippi State University is a public, land-grant university in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, USA. The university has campuses in Starkville (main), Meridian, Biloxi, and Vicksburg, Mississippi. The Carnegie foundation has classified Mississippi State University in the category of "R2: Doctoral Universities – Higher Research Activity".

Mississippi State University has 8 colleges: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; College of Architecture, Arts & Design; College of Arts & Science; College of Business; College of Education; College of Engineering; College of Forest Resources; College of Honors; College of Veterinary Medicine. The most popular majors at Mississippi State University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Engineering, Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Education and Psychology. The University offers over 76 majors to choose from. MSU follows a semester-based academic calendar.

MSU has over 20,000 students and out of which over 17,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate courses. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 19:1 and the acceptance rate is 65%. The percentage of people who are granted financial aid is 93%.

Notable Alumni: Turner Catledge (Former Vice President of The New York Times), Kevin Benson (Meteorologist for WPXI in Pittsburgh), Richard Adkerson (CEO of Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.)

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

The primary responsibilities include educating professional artists with concentrations in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, and Photography; preparing students for a career or advanced study; offering courses that fulfill university requirements; and providing active art galleries to serve the university, the community, and region.

Letters of recommendation, An Essay, Extracurricular Involvement, Certified translated copies of all transcripts, mark sheet and diplomas, ACT and SAT score, TOEFL or IELTS

Graphic designer, sculpturist, painter, photographer, teacher

1st Aug

English

It comprises study of financial accounting, managerial accounting,macroeconomics, microeconomics, business statistical methods, accounting systems, cost accounting, income tax ,auditing. It enables student to pursue a variety of career opportunities in public, private and governmental accounting.

Letters of recommendation, An Essay, Extracurricular Involvement, Certified translated copies of all transcripts, mark sheet and diplomas, ACT and SAT score, TOEFL or IELTS

Public accountant, Government accountant,Lawyer, Researcher, Teacher

1st Aug

English

It primarily focuses on the analysis, design, testing, and prediction of performance of aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft which operate in the atmosphere, outer space, or in a fluid medium.

Letters of recommendation, An Essay, Extracurricular Involvement, Certified translated copies of all transcripts, mark sheet and diplomas, ACT and SAT score, TOEFL or IELTS

Teacher, Researcher, Engineer, Structural Analyst, Flight Testing Officer, Aircraft Designer

1st Aug

English

Students receive an excellent foundation in applied economic analysis and business management along with the opportunity to specialize in specific areas by selecting from three concentrations: Management, Policy and Law, and Production

Letters of recommendation, An Essay, Extracurricular Involvement, Certified translated copies of all transcripts, mark sheet and diplomas, ACT and SAT score, TOEFL or IELTS

Agriculture policy analyst, Economic consultant, Agricultural production manager, commodities marketing manager, Researcher.

1st Aug

English

It provides an educational foundation in soil processes involving physical, chemical and biological interrelationships.

Letters of recommendation, An Essay, Extracurricular Involvement, Certified translated copies of all transcripts, mark sheet and diplomas, ACT and SAT score, TOEFL or IELTS

Teacher, Researcher, Consultant, Field Production Specialist, Agronomist, Weed scientist, Crop Production Specialist.

1st Aug

a) University online application

b) $60 application fee

c) Official transcripts, mark sheets and diplomas

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical Scores: ACT score of 20 or higher, official OLD SAT score of 940 or higher, or NEW SAT score of 1020

f) Average GPA 3.32

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL: PBT-525, IBT-71, IELTS-6.0

i) Acceptance rate: 71% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $4325

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Mississippi State University is $6310 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Admissions to Mississippi State University is conducted on a rolling basis.

Graduate: Apply between December and February.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

22200

Students

1360

Faculty Strength

3

International Faculty

16

Student Faculty Ratio

65
%

Acceptance Rate

$
4325

Tuition Fees

$
6310

Living Cost

$
600

Other Fees

3.2

Avg. GPA

60
%

Avg. Percentage

1200

Avg. SAT

25

Avg. ACT

* All cost are in USD