Mississippi Valley State University

Itta Bena, Mississippi

Overview

Address14000 Highway 82 West
School Websitewww.mvsu.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Mississippi Valley State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Itta Bena, Mississippi that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,540 students applied to Mississippi Valley State University. Of those students, 2,192 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Mississippi Valley State University was $6,530, in addition to fees of $20. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Mississippi Valley State University.

Mississippi Valley State University has a 29% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Mississippi Valley State University acceptance rate is 86%. To put this into perspective, 2,192 of the 2,540 students who applied to Mississippi Valley State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Mississippi Valley State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Mississippi Valley State University had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Mississippi Valley State University was between 15 and 19 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Mississippi Valley State University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Mississippi Valley State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,530. Combined with fees of $20, room and board costs of $7,764, other expenses of $4,400 and the $2,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $20,714.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $6,550 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Mississippi Valley State University to $20,714 for out-of-state students.

Students at Mississippi Valley State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Mississippi Valley State University was $6,364 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 87%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Mississippi Valley State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Mississippi Valley State University.

Mississippi Valley State University has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Mississippi residents; in fact, 55% of all students reside in Mississippi. However, 44% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Mississippi Valley State University is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Mississippi Valley State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 28% students enroll at Mississippi Valley State University part-time; the other 1,636 students enrolled full-time.

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