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The acceptance rate of Mississippi State University is 53.9%. Total 18,340 students have applied to and 9,878 have accepted to admit. Eventually, 3,500 students enrolled in Mississippi State University (Admission Yield: 35.4%). The average SAT score is 1,175 and the average ACT score is 26. The application fee for undergraduate programs is $40 and graduate school application fee is $80 at Mississippi State University.

  • Acceptance Rate: 53.9%
  • Yield: 35.4%
  • SAT Score: 1,175

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Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-2020, total 18,340 students have applied to Mississippi State University. By gender, 8,157 male and 10,183 female students have applied to the school. Among them, 9,878 (4,456 male and 5,422 female) students have accepted and 3,500(1,673 male and 1,827 female) have enrolled into Mississippi State University for academic year 2019-2020. Next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate at Mississippi State University.
2019-2020 Admission Stats at Mississippi State University
TotalMenWomen
Applicants18,3408,15710,183
Admitted9,8784,4565,422
Enrolled3,5001,6731,827
Acceptance Rate 53.86% 54.63% 53.25%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 35.43% 37.54% 33.70%

SAT/ACT Scores

At Mississippi State University, 206 applicants (6% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 3,294 applicants (94%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,280 and 25th percentile score is 1,070. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 91 and 25th percentile score is 65. The SAT and ACT scores are required to submit when applying to Mississippi State University. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Mississippi State University.
2019-2020 Submitted SAT and ACT Scores at Mississippi State University
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540630
SAT Math530650
ACT Composite2230
ACT Math2128
ACT English2233

Offered Degrees at Mississippi State

Mississippi State University offers 5 degree/certificate programs - Bachelor's, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Below table summarizes the offered degrees at Mississippi State University.
Offered Degrees at Mississippi State University
DegreeOffered
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Associate
2-4 Year Certificate
Bachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Master's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

Accepted Credits at Mississippi State

Mississippi State University accepts Dual Credit, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits, Credit for military training, . Below table summarizes the accepted credits at Mississippi State University.
Accepted Credits at Mississippi State University
Credit TypeAccepted
Dual Credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Credit for military training

Application Checklist

For applying to Mississippi State University, 5 items are required to and 1 items are recommended to submit. Next list shows the application requirement for Mississippi State University.

High School GPA

Required

High School Rank

Recommended

High School Record (or Transcript)

Required

Completion of College Preparatory Program

Required

Admission Test Scores

Required

TOEFL

Required

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