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Mississippi State University Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
A-
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
60%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
82%
Part-Time Retention Rate
50%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$9,004
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    Yes
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    35%
  • 20-39
    42%
  • 40-99
    19%
  • 100+
    4%
99%
of students say they attend class.79 responses

About the Professors

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Female Professors
39%
Male Professors
61%
Average Professor Salary
$100,452
Poll
46%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.79 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    5%
  • Asian American
    8%
  • Hispanic
    2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    4%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    79%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
82%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.127 responses
Poll
76%
of students say professors care about their students' success.127 responses
Poll
71%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.127 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.127 responses
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