Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

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Go ahead, dream big!
A Mississippi State education will challenge you, excite you, and propel you as far as you dare to go. Our secret? Award-winning academic programs, deeply invested professors, and unique opportunities for hands-on experience in your chosen field long before you graduate. Plus, MSU consistently ranks as one of the nation’s greatest values.

Leading research
Mississippi State is one of the nation’s leading research universities, ranked in the top 100 by the National Science Foundation—consistently in the top 10 for Agricultural Science, the top 50 for Engineering, and the top 25 for Social Sciences. Even undergraduate students have the opportunity to get involved in research at MSU. 

Hands-on experience
Many of our programs incorporate hands-on experience inside and outside the classroom through internships and cooperative education. Our highly ranked Architecture school utilizes a unique studio-based curriculum consisting of process, critique, production, and representation. 

Affordable
MSU is affordable for both residents and non-residents. Out-of-state students can qualify for Non-resident Tuition Academic Excellence Scholarships; these awards are based on competitive high school GPAs and ACT/SAT scores. Prospective students can also qualify for other merit-based academic, leadership, and service scholarships. Mississippi State’s priority date for Competitive, Private, and Departmental Scholarships is December 1.  

Visiting campus
When starting your college search, nothing can tell you more about a university than visiting campus. At Mississippi State, we strive to make families feel at home from the moment they step on campus.

Visit admissions.msstate.edu for more information about Mississippi State and to schedule your campus visit to Starkville, Mississippi!

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Fast Facts
• Over 22,000 students from every state and 80 countries
• 17:1 student-faculty ratio
• 175+ programs leading to baccalaureate, master’s, or doctoral degrees 
• 22 pre-professional programs, including Pre-law, Pre-med, and Pre-vet
• Over 1,700 students enrolled in the Shackouls Honors College
• 1 of 13 nationwide land-, sea-, and space-grant institutions
• 1,000 study abroad programs in 80 countries
• 3.6 average entering GPA
• 25.6 average entering ACT

Helpful Links

Undergraduate Admissions
admissions.msstate.edu
Academic Programs
majors.msstate.edu
Scholarships, Costs & Financial Aid
scholarships.msstate.edu
Visiting Campus & Virtual Tour
campusvisit.msstate.edu
Athletics
hailstate.com
Housing & Residence Life
housing.msstate.edu

Academic colleges & undergraduate majors 

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE & LIFE SCIENCES
• Agribusiness
• Agricultural Education, Leadership & Communication
• Agricultural Engineering Technology & Business
• Agricultural Science
• Agronomy
• Animal & Dairy Sciences
• Biochemistry
• Culinology
• Environmental Economics & Management
• Environmental Science in Agricultural Systems
• Fashion Design & Merchandising
• Food Science, Nutrition & Health Promotion
• Horticulture
• Human Development & Family Studies
• Landscape Architecture
• Landscape Contracting
• Poultry Science

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, ART & DESIGN
• Architecture
• Art, Undeclared
• Building Construction Science
• Interior Design

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES
• Anthropology
• Biological Science
• Chemistry
• Communication
• Criminology
• Economics
• English
• Foreign Language
• General Liberal Arts
• General Science
• Geosciences
• History
• Interdisciplinary Studies
• Mathematics
• Medical Technology
• Microbiology
• Music
• Philosophy
• Physics
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Social Work
• Sociology

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS*
• Accounting
• Business Administration
• Business Economics
• Business Information Systems
• Finance
• Management
• Marketing

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
• Educational Psychology
• Elementary Education
• Industrial Technology
• Information Technology Services
• Kinesiology
• Music Education
• Secondary Education
• Special Education

BAGLEY COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
• Aerospace Engineering
• Biological Engineering
• Biomedical Engineering
• Chemical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Computer Engineering
• Computer Science
• Electrical Engineering
• Engineering—Undeclared
• Industrial Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• Petroleum Engineering
• Software Engineering

COLLEGE OF FOREST RESOURCES
• Forestry
• Natural Resources & Environmental Conservation
• Sustainable Bioproducts
• Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
• Veterinary Medical Technology

* All Business majors offer a concentration in International Business.

Concentrations and Pre-professional programs are listed on majors.msstate.edu

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