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Mississippi State University Acceptance Rates & Admissions Statistics

What Does the Admissions Department at Mississippi State University look for in an applicant?

Examine the admissions data of recent incoming classes to gain a clearer insight into your probability of being accepted at Mississippi State University.

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What Admissions Stats Mean to You

Selectivity and acceptance rates can be a big clue to how difficult it is to be admitted to Mississippi State. Compare your test scores to prior applicants to get a good understanding of who you’re competing against for entrance.

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Selectivity (Fall 2021): How Many Students Get Accepted?

Open Admissions No
Selectivity of College Less Selective
Acceptance Rate 76%

Acceptance and Enrollment Stats (Fall 2021)

Applicant Total 17,707
Accepted 13,478
Enrolled 3,372

Boys vs. Girls: Who’s Applying More?

Applicants: Men - Women  42 to 58
Accepted: Men - Women  42 to 58
Enrolled: Men - Women  47 to 53

Average Test Scores

About 9% of students accepted to Mississippi State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 640. Math scores were between 510 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Mississippi State University  ( 520 to 640 )
SAT Math Scores for Mississippi State University  ( 510 to 640 )

Mississippi State received ACT scores from 91% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 30.

ACT Composite Scores for Mississippi State University  ( 21 to 30 )

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