Mississippi State Admissions

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $80 for graduate school at Mississippi State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$80
Admission Informationwww.admissions.msstate.edu
Online Applicationwww.msstate.edu/web/applyonline.php
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 56.92% and yield is 36.04%. 7,643 men and 9,738 women applied to Mississippi State and 4,490 men and 5,403 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,688 men and 1,877 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants17,3817,6439,738
Admitted9,8934,4905,403
Enrolled3,5651,6881,877
Acceptance Ratio 56.92%58.75%55.48%
Yield 36.04%37.59%34.74%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 472 students (13% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 3,094 students (87%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 660 and 25th percentile is 540. The SAT Math score is 670 (75th) and 530 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 88 (75th percentile) and 88 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540660
SAT Math530670
ACT Composite2229
ACT Math2027
ACT English2232
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Mississippi State University are relatively high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,149, ACT: 67 - Public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

Mississippi State requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes Mississippi State University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Mississippi State online application page .
Mississippi State Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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