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.
Selectivity (Fall 2021): How Many Students Get Accepted?
Selectivity of College
Acceptance and Enrollment Stats (Fall 2021)
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 )
Additional Question to Ask
A college’s selectivity gives us an idea of how rigorous the studies are, and how competitive the students are. However, not all students thrive in a competitive atmosphere, even if their grades are good. Does this college have the best learning environment for you?