Mississippi State University: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief overview of Mississippi State University general admissions procedures, application policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Mississippi State University admission criteria are somewhat competitive, in 2015-16 the school accepted 65 percent of the applicants.

This school doesn't require you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

Mississippi State University generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for instance, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$40
Mississippi State University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Mississippi State University is $40.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00. The first-professional application fee is $184.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Assessment Test is not an important element of the application process. Only 15 percent of applicants at Mississippi State University took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 460 to 640 on Critical Reading and from 460 to 660 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you scored above 600 in SAT Critical Reading and 610 in SAT Maththen it should make you safe for being accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
430
550
600

SAT Math
430
560
610

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is a really important part of the application process at Mississippi State University. 85% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 20 to 30 on Composite, from 18 to 27 on English, and from 19 to 28 on Math. Based off those numbers, if you have got above 28 in ACT Composite, 25 in ACT English, and 26 in ACT Math, that will be good enough to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
18
25
28

ACT English
17
23
25

ACT Math
18
24
26

Contact Admissions

Phone
(662)
325-2323
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Mississippi State University, please contact the college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (662) 325-2323 or check Mississippi State University Website

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