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Mississippi Valley State University

  • Itta Bena, MS
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 58%42%
    student ratio
  • 1,929
    total students
  • $5,916 | $5,916
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 22%
    acceptance rate
  • Minimally Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 17
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Office Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Industrial Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Environmental Health
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

22% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied6,229
    • Accepted1,415
    • Acceptance Rate22%
    • Enrolled1,929
    • Female Applicants3,705
    • Females Accepted896
    • Female Acceptance Rate24%
    • Male Applicants2,524
    • Males Accepted519
    • Male Acceptance Rate20%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.74
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 17 15 19
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$5,916
    • Out-of-state tuition *$5,916
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$150.00
    • Room and board *$6,836.00
    • Room only *$3,749.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,929
    • Male Student Percentage42%
    • Female Student Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino.98%
    • Black or African American89.17%
    • White or Caucasian3.32%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.05%
    • Asian.05%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • Unknown6.43%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students20% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 46%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, Baptist Student Union, Black Student Fellowship, National Education Association
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling No No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes Division B Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling No Division 1 No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division X Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty147
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio14:1 or 1,873 students to 133 faculty

Location & Contact

14000 Highway 82 West
MS 38941-1400



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