The institution is a somewhat selective school. The school receives approximately 17,700 applications every admission cycle. With regards to the acceptance rate, it tends to be around 76 percent which equals about 13,000 students being accepted to the institution. However, when the semester begins, about 3,380 students will choose Mississippi State University as their school of choice. Based on the application data, 41% of the applicants were men while 58% were women, however, after being accepted, only 52 percent of the women chose Mississippi State University as compared to 47 percent of men who decided to enroll. First-year students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to Mississippi State University when applying. Most often, accepted applicants have test scores in the range of 21 - 30 for ACT or 1,080 - 1,370 for SAT. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual enrollment. Mississippi State University’s undergraduate application fee is $40. To apply at Mississippi State University, you will need to have these documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution recommends that applicants have a Secondary school rank.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
17,707
Male 7,378
Female 10,329

 

Acceptance
13,457
Male 5,694
Female 7,763

 

Enrollment Total
3,379
Male 1,594
Female 1,785


Acceptance Rate
76%
Male
77.2%
Female
75.2%

 

Yield
25.1%
Male
28%
Female
23%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$40


Graduate

$60



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


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    Secondary school rank

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