2,011
Students
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
84
84%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Mississippi Valley State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Itta Bena, MS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS  38941-1400
United States
Contact Phone: 662-254-9041

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,605
Applied
2,200
Accepted
2,011
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

1,525
Females Applied
1,348
Females Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,080
Males Applied
852
Males Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
2.86
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs 2.5 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 18 15 19

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,530
In-state
6,530
Out-of-state
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Fees

20
Full-time student fees
7,764
Room & board
4,258
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Student Body

2,011
Total undergrad students
25%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.99%
Black or African American 91%
White or Caucasian 3.13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.05%
Asian 0.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%
Two or more races 0.55%
Other 3.83%

Gender

Male (39.98%)
Female (60.02%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 46%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Black History Month and Founder's Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Baptist Student Union, Black Student Fellowship and National Education Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
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Softball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Bowling No Division 1 No
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Football No No No
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Faculty

172
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 120
Part-time - 52
Male - 86
Female - 86