College Deliberately: Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes culture, research and character located in the town of Mississippi State, MS. It is known for Exercise Science and Kinesiology, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching and Business Administration and Management.

Mississippi State University

place Lee Boulevard, Mississippi State, MS 39762
phone Phone: (662) 325-2323
web Web: https://www.msstate.edu/
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Mississippi State University Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1926-01-01 2024-12-10
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Mississippi State University is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’


Every college reports annually to the US Department of Education, and is required by law to provide information that will enhance transparency for the prospective student or parent. These links are listed here, if they are available.

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Mississippi State University. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Mississippi State University and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Mississippi State University.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
6% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Mississippi State University is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 121
Baseball Men’s 36
Basketball Women’s 31

The complete list of sports at Mississippi State University is available for members.

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Tuition for Mississippi State University is in the 27.3 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how Mississippi State University is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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An approximation of whether tweets talking about Mississippi State University are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Mississippi State University’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Mississippi State University within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around Mississippi State University are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets from an area 2mi around Mississippi State University. Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment for tweets from around Mississippi State University within those restrictions. The chart will update as we get access to twitter’s full API.
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