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grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Mississippi Valley State is a public university located in Mississippi Valley State University, Mississippi. As a historically black college, Mississippi Valley State has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,419 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Mississippi Valley State acceptance rate is 65%. Popular majors include Social Work and Youth Services, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Business. Graduating 32% of students, Mississippi Valley State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $19,900.

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14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941
About Mississippi Valley State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Southwestern Athletic Conference

Mississippi Valley State University Rankings

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Mississippi Valley State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
65%
Application Deadline
No data available  
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
16-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$12,024 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,690 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 29 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 28 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    9%
  • None
    53%
  • Some
    38%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,419 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
414
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
84%
Varsity Athletes
19%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Interesting/different individuals
    59%
  • Ok
    27%
  • Ratchet
    14%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 36 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 39 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Calm
    33%
  • Successful
    29%
  • Peacful
    19%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Horrendous
    5%
  • Neutral
    5%
  • Wild
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$23,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
32%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 20 responses

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