Mississippi Valley State University

Itta Bena, MS

Mississippi Valley State University

Itta Bena, MS

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Tuition & Fees

$6,746

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
22
25th
11
75th
20
25th
15
75th
22
25th
13
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,772
Declined 579
Total Received 3,351
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Public

2,166

undergraduate students

383

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Mississippi Valley State University, founded in 1950, is a public university. Its 450-acre campus is located in Itta Bena, MS, 100 miles north of Jackson.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,549
Established in 1950
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

450-acre campus in Itta Bena (population: 1,873), 100 miles north of Jackson; branch campuses in Greenville and Greenwood. Major airport serves Jackson; bus and train serve Greenwood (10 miles). School operates transportation to local towns and cities.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Mississippi Valley State University
14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS
38941-1400

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
32%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
22
25th
11
75th
20
25th
15
75th
22
25th
13

Admissions Facts

Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,772
Declined 579
Total Received 3,351

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

89%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,578

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $6,726
Room $4,386
Board $3,612
Additional fees $20
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $16,744
Average Financial Aid - $7,578
Total with Avg. Aid $9,166
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 662 254-3335
F: 662 254-7900
financialaid@mvsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southwestern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Health.
General Studies.
History, General.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Law Studies.
Public Administration.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Social Work
  2. Business Administration
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

2,549

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

2,166
students

Female
61%
1,316

Male
39%
850

15%

383
students

Female
66%
251

Male
34%
132

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

70%

1,527
students

Female
59%
889

Male
41%
638

30%

639
students

Female
67%
427

Male
33%
212

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Student Break-down

90%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Countries most often represented Australia
France
Kenya
Nigeria
The Republic Of Kazakhstan
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants
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