Tuition & Fees

$6,530

$6,530

not including room and board

More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
2%
24-29
2%
18-23
29%
12-17
56%
6-11
11%
24-29
6%
18-23
25%
12-17
69%
24-29
7%
18-23
38%
12-17
55%
More Admissions Details

undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

17

students

More Student Details

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,192
Declined + 348
Total Received 2,540
More Admissions Details

Public

1,930

undergraduate students

355

graduate students

More Student Details

Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Health/physical Education/recreation/non-Teaching
  3. Business Administration
More Majors

Codes

SAT 1482
ACT 2224

Social Networks

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS
University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
Harvard University Cambridge, MA
The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
Alcorn State University Alcorn State, MS
Austin Peay State University Clarksville, TN
Birmingham–Southern College Birmingham, AL
Lee University Cleveland, TN
Morgan State University Baltimore, MD
Rhodes College Memphis, TN
See All School Suggestions for You
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,285
Established in 1950
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Itta Bena, MS

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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
36%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 14% of male students
 
3 sororities 15% of female students
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
2%
24-29
2%
18-23
29%
12-17
56%
6-11
11%
24-29
6%
18-23
25%
12-17
69%
24-29
7%
18-23
38%
12-17
55%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,192
Declined + 348
Total Received 2,540

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Admissions Contact

Michael Taylor
Director of Enrollment Management
P: 800 844-6885
F: 662 254-7900
admsn@mvsu.edu

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Letherio Zeigler
Director of Financial Aid
letherio.zeigler@mvsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Athletic Directors

Dianthia Ford-Kee (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southwestern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Delta Devils/Devilettes
School colors
green and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Technology
Art
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Health
General Studies
Government/Politics
History
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Office Administration
Physical Education/Recreation
Pre-Law/Legal Studies
Rural Public Policy/Planning
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Communications
Teaching
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Health/physical Education/recreation/non-Teaching
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

2,285

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

1,930
students

Female
60%
1,162

Male
40%
768

16%

355
students

Female
66%
236

Male
34%
119

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

1,517
students

Female
58%
868

Male
42%
649

22%

413
students

Female
72%
294

Male
28%
119

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Student Break-down

60%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
2%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

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

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

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

International Student Contact

Kathie S. Golden
Director, International Programs
662 254-3092
kstromille2000@yahoo.com

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway