Mississippi Valley State University Rankings

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In the World#5097 of 14178
In North America#1376 of 2629
In the United States#1298 of 2528
In Mississippi#13 of 18
In Itta Bena#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
65%
Average ACT
19
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
1,833
Graduates
314
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
mvsu.edu

Mississippi Valley State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate65%62%67%
Applicants2,8371,0751,762
Admissions1,8466661,180
Freshmen enrolled full time310146164
Freshmen enrolled part time23167

759 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

310 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
333 or 100%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 21
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Mississippi Valley State University are 16-21 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American1962 (91%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown102 (5%)
White42 (2%)
Hispanic21 (1%)
Two or more races8 (0.4%)
Asian7 (0.3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,690
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,726$7,560
Tuition in-state$6,726$7,560
Tuition out-of-state$6,726$7,560
Fee in-district$20$20
Fee in-state$20$20
Fee out-of-state$20$20

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,015
Combined charge for room and board$7,998
Room charge$4,386
Meal charge$3,612

Mississippi Valley State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management2928
Business Administration and Management, General3420
Social Work37
General Studies36
Biology & Biological Sciences, General29
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies27
Human Services, General23
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching20
Public Relations & Image Management182
Industrial Technology & Technician13
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration10
Environmental Health52
Computer and Information Sciences, General7
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels6
English Language and Literature, General5
Music, General5
Rhetoric and Composition5
Elementary Education and Teaching4
Public Administration4
Political Science and Government, General3
Sociology3
Pre-Law Studies3
Accounting2
Chemistry, General2
Special Education and Teaching, General2
Bioinformatics2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
History, General1
Music Teacher Education1
Mathematics, General1
Grand Total287103
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate32%25%38%
  • Full-time retention rate - 61%
  • Part-time retention rate - 12%

Publications & Citations

Publications
164
Citations
794

Publication count by topic

Computer science
37
Mathematics
19
Psychology
18
Engineering
14
Medicine
10
Biology
9
Political science
9
Chemistry
8
Business
5
Sociology
5
Art
5
Economics
5
Geography
3
Geology
3
Physics
3
Environmental science
2
History
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art29342
Political science336825
Computer science3953257
Engineering410275
Mathematics4127111
Economics438814
Business441925
Geology45961
Environmental science473416
Sociology47646
Psychology501744
Chemistry518563
Medicine519461
Geography52134
Biology540550
Physics54291

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199110
199201
199300
199421
199510
199602
199710
199841
199912
200048
200118
200226
200335
200437
200549
2006224
2007716
2008621
2009919
20101447
2011642
20121235
20131349
20141048
20151269
20161168
2017468
2018870
2019567
2020659

General info

Alternative namesMVSU
Founded1950
WikipediaMississippi Valley State University
Colorskelly green, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May or June-July)
Total FTE staff440
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, Mississippi, 38941-1400
United States
City population2,000
Phone6622549041
Fax+1 (662) 254 6709

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