How much does Mississippi State University cost?

Mississippi State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $8,318
Out-of-state $22,358
On-Campus Room and Board $9,614
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,068
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $13,245
$30,000-$48,000 $13,684
$48,000-$75,000 $18,109
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000 $19,121

Mississippi State University Financial Aid and Debt

63%

Students paying down their debt

$23,250

Typical Total Student Debt

$240

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 97% $8,587
Federal Grants 34% $4,772
Pell grants 34% $4,355
Other federal grants 8% $1,089
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 36% $2,588
Institutional grants or scholarships 81% $10,889
Student loan aid 54% $6,725
Federal student loans 53% $7,091
Other student loans 5% $11,845

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 157 Up to $3,000
Take a challenging class 292 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 150 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 146 Up to $600
Visit a college campus 271 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 267 Up to $1,120
Attend a summer program 136 Up to $6,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Mississippi State University Admissions

What is Mississippi State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 56%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 15% of applicants
SAT Reading 480-620
SAT Math 480-640
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 100% of applicants
Composite Score 21-28

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Mississippi State University Campus Life

19:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

425

Forbes Ranking

32%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

60%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 19554
Living on campus 11%
Transfer Students 34%
Under Age 25 40%
Gender Balance
Men
50%
Women
50%

Student Diversity

46%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
70.56%
Black or African American
21.48%
Unknown
3.43%
Hispanic or Latino
2.72%
Asian
1.30%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.43%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.08%

Mississippi State University Graduation Success

80%

First Year Student Retention

32%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$40,300

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Mississippi State University

Address

Lee Boulevard
Mississippi State, MS

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Research Universities
Setting Remote Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify