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 four-years, public schools.
  • Auburn University has more expensive tuition & fees ($31,986) than Mississippi State ($24,900).
  • It is harder to admit to Mississippi State than Auburn University.
  • Auburn University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,240) than Mississippi State (1,155).
  • Auburn University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Mississippi State (26).
  • Auburn University has more students with 30,737 students while Mississippi State has 22,986 students.
  • Auburn University has more full-time faculties with 1,428 faculties while Mississippi State has 970 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Auburn University and Mississippi State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Auburn UniversityMississippi State
Auburn Universityvs.Mississippi State
Auburn, AlabamaLocationMississippi State, Mississippi
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$11,826
Out-Of-State$31,986
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,220
Out-Of-State$24,900
57% ($8,809)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)86% ($10,301)
$8,809Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,301
83.93 %Acceptance Rates62.40 %
31.88 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.40 %
1,240SAT Score1,155
28ACT Score26
79 %Graduation Rate64 %
14 %Transfer-out Rate-
92 %Retention Rate85 %
30,737Student Population22,986
1,428Number of Faculties970
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
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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