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Mississippi State University Student Demographics & Graduation Rate Information

Mississippi State, MS

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
18,792
Women
9,292 (49.4%)
Men
9,500 (50.6%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
17,113
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
17.9% Black/African-American
3.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.4% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students.
1.3% from 59 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
3,434

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
81.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
35.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
56.9%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
61.5%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
62%
Average Starting Salary
62%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
27.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 2.9%
Engineering 1.9%
Arts and Sciences 1.3%
Veterinary Medicine 1%
Education 2.5%
Other 2.4%

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