The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • Alabama State has more expensive tuition & fees ($19,396) than Mississippi Valley State ($6,746).
  • It is harder to admit to Mississippi Valley State than Alabama State.
  • Mississippi Valley State has higher submitted ACT score (17) than Alabama State (17).
  • Alabama State has more students with 4,413 students while Mississippi Valley State has 2,285 students.
  • Alabama State has more full-time faculties with 227 faculties while Mississippi Valley State has 110 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Alabama State University and Mississippi Valley State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Alabama StateMississippi Valley State
Alabama Statevs.Mississippi Valley State
Montgomery, AlabamaLocationItta Bena, Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Master's College and University (medium programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
In-State$11,068
Out-Of-State$19,396
Tuition & Fees
In-State$6,746
Out-Of-State$6,746
89% ($8,405)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)83% ($7,557)
$8,405Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,557
97.87 %Acceptance Rates86.28 %
14.44 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.32 %
950SAT Score-
17ACT Score19
33 %Graduation Rate32 %
36 %Transfer-out Rate-
59 %Retention Rate62 %
4,413Student Population2,285
227Number of Faculties110
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Weekend/Evening College
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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