Mississippi Valley State University: Review & Facts

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Mississippi Valley State University is a small four-year, public school with 2,480 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1950 and is the only institution located in Itta Bena, Mississippi.

Mississippi Valley State University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
33
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are available at Mississippi Valley State University.

Mississippi Valley State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 33 majors. The most popular concentrations are Social Work, Education, Criminal Justice, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
61%
Mississippi Valley State University student retention rate is relatively low at 61% (way below Mississippi average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Mississippi Valley State University is low: 35%.

Student to faculty ratio at Mississippi Valley State University is pretty good: 13:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,800
Average tuition charges are low, about $5,700 annually. The additional fees at Mississippi Valley State University not covered by tuition are around $100, which comes to a total of $5,800 a year.

Read the details about Mississippi Valley State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
24%
As reported in recent government data, 4,740 applications were submitted and 1,128 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to be accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Mississippi Valley State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,600
Mississippi Valley State University offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mississippi Valley State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Mississippi Valley State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,400 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, about $3,600 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Mississippi Valley State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Mississippi Valley State University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mississippi Valley State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Mississippi Valley State University, 14000 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941-1400, USA
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