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Study at Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University is situated in Starkville, Mississippi and is a public university established in 1878. MSU is an accredited university, and awards doctoral, specialist, masters and baccalaureate degrees. MSU has the following schools and colleges under it:

  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • College of Architecture Art and Design
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business and Industry
  • College of Education
  • College of Forest Resources
  • College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering
  • James Worth Bagley College of Engineering
  • Richard Adkerson School of Accountancy
  • Shackouls Honors College
The sports teams of the university are named the Bulldogs. The official colors are white and maroon. Jess Dickinson, Mississippi Supreme Court Justice; James Cofer, President of the University of Louisiana at Monroe; Turner Catledge, former Vice President of The New York Times; Johnie Cooks, Former NFL Star; and MSNBC Chief Meteorologist Sean McLaughlin are among the famous alumni of the university.

Profile of Mississippi State University

Students attend Mississippi State in Mississippi State, MS, a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Mississippi State degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in science, engineering, real estate and construction management, and conservation and resource management.

Mississippi State Selectivity

Mississippi State is selective and does not offer open admission.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Mississippi State is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 17, 039 students at the school .

Student Life

Mississippi State values student athletics, and belongs to the Southeastern Conference.

Mississippi State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching750elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, secondary teaching, school Counselling, business teaching, education, teacher education and development, special ed, . . .
Business and Management722business management, marketing, accounting, insurance, MIS, finance, taxation, managerial economics, . . .
Engineering365mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, aerospace engineering, industrial engineering, biomedical engineering, various engineering courses, . . .
Science349geology, biology, bacteriology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, physiology and pathology, biological and physical sciences, . . .
Liberal Arts335interdisciplinary studies, foreign language and literature, political science, sociology, English, history, liberal arts and sciences, anthropology, . . .
Therapy and Counselling140psychology, educational psychology
Family and Social Work132social work, family and consumer science, public administration, food and nutrition
Media120communication studies
Architecture and Planning89architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture
Agricultural Science and Management81food science, agriculture, agricultural operations, agricultural management, agricultural economics
Computer Science and Engineering72computer and info science, computer engineering
Conservation and Resource Management64forestry, wildlife management, wood science, forest technology
Medicine61veterinary medicine, veterinary sciences
Real Estate and Construction Management57construction management, real estate
Animal Science and Care54animal science, poultry science
Engineering Technician48industrial tech, industrial production tech
Landscaping and Horticulture40agronomy, landscaping, horticultural science, pest management
Art Studies39visual and performing arts
Mathematics25mathematics, statistics, applied mathematics, systems science and theory
Religion and Philosophy7philosophy
Medical Support and Technology4clinical lab tech
Fine Arts1fine arts studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0nutrition sciences

Contact: Mississippi State

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS 39762

General Phone: (662) 325-2323


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