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.
  • The University of Alabama has more expensive tuition & fees ($31,090) than Mississippi State ($23,950).
  • It is harder to admit to The University of Alabama than Mississippi State.
  • The University of Alabama has a higher submitted SAT score (1,200) than Mississippi State (1,160).
  • The University of Alabama has higher submitted ACT score (27) than Mississippi State (26).
  • The University of Alabama has more students with 37,840 students while Mississippi State has 22,986 students.
  • The University of Alabama has more full-time faculties with 1,517 faculties while Mississippi State has 970 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - The University of Alabama and Mississippi State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
The University of AlabamaMississippi State
The University of Alabamavs.Mississippi State
Tuscaloosa, 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$11,620
Out-Of-State$31,090
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,910
Out-Of-State$23,950
67% ($13,788)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)86% ($10,301)
$13,788Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,301
53.30 %Acceptance Rates62.40 %
36.45 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.40 %
1,200SAT Score1,160
27ACT Score26
72 %Graduation Rate64 %
20 %Transfer-out Rate-
87 %Retention Rate85 %
37,840Student Population22,986
1,517Number of Faculties970
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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