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.
  • UTK has more expensive tuition & fees ($31,664) than Mississippi State ($24,900).
  • It is harder to admit to Mississippi State than UTK.
  • UTK has a higher submitted SAT score (1,255) than Mississippi State (1,155).
  • UTK has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Mississippi State (26).
  • UTK has more students with 31,701 students while Mississippi State has 23,086 students.
  • UTK has more full-time faculties with 1,665 faculties while Mississippi State has 970 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - The University of Tennessee-Knoxville and Mississippi State University.
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UTKMississippi State
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UTKvs.Mississippi State
Knoxville, TennesseeLocationMississippi 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 (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$13,244
Out-Of-State$31,664
Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,220
Out-Of-State$24,900
81% ($10,716)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)90% ($10,331)
$10,716Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,331
76.97 %Acceptance Rates62.40 %
33.70 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.40 %
1,255SAT Score1,155
28ACT Score26
72 %Graduation Rate60 %
18 %Transfer-out Rate-
88 %Retention Rate81 %
31,701Student Population23,086
1,665Number of Faculties970
17 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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