The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Vanderbilt University is a private (not-for-profit) and Mississippi State is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Vanderbilt University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,966) than Mississippi State ($24,900).
  • It is harder to admit to Vanderbilt University than Mississippi State.
  • Vanderbilt University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,525) than Mississippi State (1,155).
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than Mississippi State (26).
  • Mississippi State has more students with 22,986 students while Vanderbilt University has 13,537 students.
  • Vanderbilt University has more full-time faculties with 1,249 faculties while Mississippi State has 970 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Vanderbilt University and Mississippi State University.
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Vanderbilt Universityvs.Mississippi State
Nashville, TennesseeLocationMississippi State, Mississippi
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School 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)
$56,966Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,220
Out-Of-State$24,900
65% ($45,342)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)90% ($10,331)
$45,342Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,331
10.85 %Acceptance Rates62.40 %
47.06 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.40 %
1,525SAT Score1,155
35ACT Score26
93 %Graduation Rate60 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
96 %Retention Rate85 %
13,537Student Population22,986
1,249Number of Faculties970
8 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
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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