Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, Mississippi


Level 4-year or above
Control Public
Student Population 18,601

Classification Category
Undergraduate Instructional Program: Prof+A&S/HGC: Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program: CompDoc/MedVet: Comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary
Enrollment Profile: HU: High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile: FT4/S/HTI: Full-time four-year, selective, higher transfer-in
Size and Setting: L4/R: Large four-year, primarily residential
Basic RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity)
This institution participated in the following elective classification
Community Engagement Curricular Engagement and Outreach and Partnerships


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