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  • Graduate School
  • MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS

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175 PRESIDENT CIRCLE 617 ALLEN HALL
MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS 39762
From Mississippi State University

The Graduate School supports graduate students in every program at Mississippi State University. We provide assistance in academic matters, advice on University-wide degree requirements, information on the availability of financial assistance including assistantships, fellowships and scholarships, as well as approval for theses and dissertations.

Here at grad.msstate.edu, you can find descriptions and contact information for our office staff, links to academic policies, forms, and general resource information. You will also find links to activities designed to enrich your graduate student experience both academically and socially. All of us in the Graduate School wish you success in pursuing your advanced studies, and encourage you to contact us if you need assistance or information.

Admissions

Application Deadline
August 1
Deadline for International Students
May 1
Admissions Website
Application Fee
$60

Graduate Schools

Masters Programs

Doctoral Programs

The Graduate School of MSU

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Our goal is your success. The Graduate School is here to help you through every step of this process. From filling out your application, registering for your first classes, all the way to graduation day, we are there by your side. During your time as a student here, we have events, workshops, and programs to help you not only grow in your field but network as well.

Learn How to Pay for Grad School

Learn How to Pay for Grad School

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
3,484
Part-Time Grad Students
1,614
Research Assistants
551
Teaching Assistants
464
Racial Diversity
  • White
    65.8%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    15.2%
  • African American
    11%
  • Hispanic
    3.3%
  • Asian
    1.8%
  • Multiracial
    1.4%
  • Unknown
    0.9%
  • Native American
    0.5%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Driven
    15%
  • Down-to-earth
    31%
  • Friendly
    27%
  • Intellectual
    12%
  • Southern
    15%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 25 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    20%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    40%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    40%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
88%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 26 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 26 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 25 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 26 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    62%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    15%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    8%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    12%
  • More than $100,000
    4%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 26 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    35%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    4%
  • More than $150,000
    4%
  • Did not graduate yet
    58%
77%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 26 responses

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