Mississippi State University
United States of America
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.)
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