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 (1,210) than Mississippi State (1,175).
  • The University of Alabama has higher submitted ACT score (27) than Mississippi State (26).
  • The University of Alabama has more students with 38,390 students while Mississippi State has 21,974 students.
  • The University of Alabama has more full-time faculties with 1,484 faculties while Mississippi State has 947 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
58% ($14,968)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)80% ($9,274)
$14,968Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,274
53.30 %Acceptance Rates62.40 %
36.45 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.40 %
1,210SAT Score1,175
27ACT Score26
71 %Graduation Rate61 %
20 %Transfer-out Rate-
88 %Retention Rate80 %
38,390Student Population21,974
1,484Number of Faculties947
22 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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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