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Bulldog For A Day

MSU Prospective Students

Shelley Pensworth

on 25 September 2013

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MSU is the largest main campus in the state of Mississippi
Fall 2013 Enrollment - Over 20,000 students
Over 5000 out-of-state students
"The People's University" - Highest percentage of minority students in the SEC
82% Retention rate
61% Graduation rate
19:1 Student-Faculty ratio
85% of faculty members hold terminal degrees
Fall 2013 entering students held average ACT score of 23.8
$350 million in research annually
Largest college at MSU with 5,200 students
14 diverse Academic Departments
24 degree programs
Food Science and Nutrition
Landscape Architecture
Sports Turf Management
Apparels, Textiles, and Merchandising concentratio
Only Architecture program in Mississippi
Competitive admission
Successful alumni
Art emphasis areas including Graphic Design
Interior Design
Includes Adkerson School of Accountancy
Highest CPA Exam pass rate in state of Mississippi
International Business and PGA Golf Management
Center for Entrepreneurship
Extensive Co-Op and Internship opportunities
8 Departments
10 degree options
Above average ACT scores
Only Forestry program in Mississippi
2 Departments:
Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture
Only Veterinary Medicine program in Mississippi
Early-Entry program
Morgan Freeman Equine Center
Over 350 student clubs and organizations
Student Association
Greek Life
Campus Activities
Campus Ministries
Intramural Sports
Mitchell Memorial Library
John C. Longest Student Health Center
Learning Center and Math Lab
Career Center
Shuttle Services
Starkville Community
3 Types of Accommodations:
Premium, Deluxe, Retro
Freshmen are required to live in a residence hall
Living-Learning communities
Online application - List housing preference and pay reservation fee
April 1st Priority Date
Housing assignments issued in late spring
Admission Requirements
ACT or SAT Scores
$40 non-refundable application fee
Housing and
Residence Life
College of Architecture,
Art, and Design
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Business
Bagley College of Engineering
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
College of Education
College of Forest Resources
College of Veterinary Medicine
Academic Colleges
Bulldog Facts
Dining Services
Variety of Meal Plans
Block meals and Flex dollars
Marketplace at Perry Cafeteria
Templeton RFoC
Colvard Student Union Food Court
Other convenient locations
Student Life
Campus Resources
Joe Frank Sanderson Center
Bulldog Spirit
Bulldog Athletics
Southeastern Conference
16 Varsity Competitive Teams
Student Tickets
Bulldog Traditions
How do I get here?
August 1st
*MSU Application goes live
for Fall 2014
Freshman Admission
General Application
Official High School Transcript
Official ACT/SAT Test Scores
$40 Non-Refundable Application Fee
Transfer Admission
General Application
Official Final High School Transcript
Official ACT/SAT Test Scores
Official Transcripts from each College/University attended
$40 Non-Refundable Application Fee
Freshman Academic Excellence Scholarship
Non-Resident Tuition Scholarship
General, Competitive, Departmental, Leadership & Service, and Private
Complete Scholarship Resume with online application
September 1st
*MSU Application goes live
for Spring 2014
December 1st
*Freshman Scholarship Priority Date
June 1st
*Transfer Scholarship Priority Date
April 1st
*Housing Application Priority Date
*Financial Aid Priority Date
(cc) image by jantik on Flickr
Admissions Timeline
Estimated Undergraduate Fees and Expenses Per Year
(Fall/Spring) 2013-2014
Any Questions?
Contact Us:

Office of Admissions and Scholarships
P.O. Box 6334
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone: (662) 325-2224
Fax: (662) 325-1678
We hope you enjoyed your day with the Bulldog family!
Welcome to Mississippi State University!
Student Teaching Internships
Also includes Kinesiology and Sports Studies emphasis
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