Arkansas vs. Mississippi State

Two Rivalry Colleges in Southeastern Conference

Arkansas vs. Mississippi State

Arkansasvs.Mississippi State

Both Arkansas and Mississippi State are public. Arkansas is located in Fayetteville, AR and Mississippi State is located in Mississippi State, MS.
  • Arkansas has more expensive tuition of $25,872 than Mississippi State ($23,950).
  • Mississippi State has tighter acceptance rate of 0.62398912187791% than Arkansas (1%).
  • Arkansas has higher SAT scores of 1,185 than Mississippi State (1,160).
  • Arkansas is larger with 27,562 students than Mississippi State (22,986 students).

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#123 in National Universities
#2 in Arkansas
Rankings#151 in National Universities
#1 in Mississippi
Public, 4 yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 years
Fayetteville, ARLocationMississippi State, MS
1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Offered DegreesBachelor's
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
$9,384 Arkansas residents
$25,872 out-of-state
Undergraduate$8,910 Mississippi residents
$23,950 out-of-state
$8,841 Arkansas residents
$22,121 out-of-state
Graduate$8,910 Mississippi residents
$23,950 out-of-state
$6,725Financial Aid$10,301
$40 undergraduate
$60 graduate
Application Fee$40 undergraduate
$80 graduate
0.65963619617776%Acceptance Rate0.62398912187791%
1,185 SAT, 26 ACTTest Scores1,160 SAT, 26 ACT
Student Population
27,562Total Students22,986
9,232Online Enrollment4,762
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
68%Graduation Rate64%
Transfer-out Rate
85%Retention Rate85%
$52,700Average Earning after Graduation$47,400
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and Graduate
Study Abroad
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 6,122)
$7,090 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 5,181)
$6,222 average annual costs
✔ (15 meals per week)
$3,930 average annual costs
Meal PlanNot offered or not Reported
Faculties and Staffs
19 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
1,270 Full-time
176 Part-time
Number of Faculties970 Full-time
192 Part-time
4,999 Full-time
243 Part-time
Number of Staffs4,714 Full-time
502 Part-time
$89,642 for Faculties
$55,058 Part-time
Average Salary$79,063 for Faculties
$57,798 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020