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Mississippi Valley State, founded in 1950, is a public university. Its 450-acre campus is located in Itta Bena, 100 miles north of Jackson.

Website: www.mvsu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
2,011
Undergraduate
Students
(61.7%) 1,207 Women
(41.1%) 804 Men
444
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
84% of 2,605 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.86
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
18 average
15-19 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$19,524
Tuition and Fees
$6,550
Room and Board
$7,764
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
120
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Itta Bena Population
2,049
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
41% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Delta Devils
Sororities
4% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
90.5% Black/African-American
1.2% Hispanic/Latino
0.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
2.0% White
5.4% Unknown
International Students
1.3% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning
60.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
17.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
69%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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