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.
  • Auburn University has more expensive tuition & fees ($31,956) than Mississippi State ($23,950).
  • It is harder to admit to Mississippi State than Auburn University.
  • Auburn University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,235) than Mississippi State (1,175).
  • Auburn University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Mississippi State (26).
  • Auburn University has more students with 30,440 students while Mississippi State has 21,974 students.
  • Auburn University has more full-time faculties with 1,375 faculties while Mississippi State has 947 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
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
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$11,796
Out-Of-State$31,956
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,910
Out-Of-State$23,950
52% ($9,062)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)80% ($9,274)
$9,062Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,274
83.93 %Acceptance Rates62.40 %
31.88 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.40 %
1,235SAT Score1,175
28ACT Score26
79 %Graduation Rate61 %
13 %Transfer-out Rate-
90 %Retention Rate80 %
30,440Student Population21,974
1,375Number of Faculties947
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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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