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  • Mississippi State is a Public and Vanderbilt University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Vanderbilt University has more expensive tuition & fees ($52,070) than Mississippi State ($23,950).
  • It is harder to admit to Vanderbilt University than Mississippi State.
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted SAT score (1,200) than Mississippi State (1,200).
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted ACT score (74) than Mississippi State (74).
  • Mississippi State has more students with 21,974 students while Vanderbilt University has 12,824 students.
  • Vanderbilt University has more full-time faculties with 1,303 faculties while Mississippi State has 947 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Mississippi State University and Vanderbilt University.
Mississippi Statevs.Vanderbilt University
Mississippi State, MississippiLocationNashville, Tennessee
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 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 (very high research activity)
In-State$8,910
Out-Of-State$23,950
Tuition & Fees$52,070
80 (0.43%)Number Receiving Financial Aid67 (0.98%)
$9,274Average Amount of Financial Aid$41,444
62.40 %Acceptance Rates10.85 %
39.40 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)47.06 %
1,200SAT Score1,505
74ACT Score100
58 %Graduation Rate94 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
80 %Retention Rate97 %
21,974Student Population12,824
947Number of Faculties1,303
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare