Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena

Itta Bena, MS

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Overview

Mississippi Valley State University offers 114-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 16:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 16%. 40.1% are women, and 59.9% are men. Mississippi Valley State University is a member of 6 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Mississippi Valley State University is 6547$, that is at the level of national average. Total price of living is between $11716 and $18883 per year. 28% of full-time Mississippi Valley State University students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $22,600, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Mississippi Valley State University is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$6,547
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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Mississippi Valley State University students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$6,659
$30,001 - $48,000$9,475
$48,001 - $75,000$3,008
$75,001 - $110,000$678
$110,001+$1,133

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

    Neither required nor recommended:

    • Secondary school rank
    • Recommendations
    • Formal demonstration of competencies
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

    Finance

    Charges:

    • Typical room charge for academic year: 3936

    • Typical board charge for academic year: -

    • Combined charge for room and board: -

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    Percent of students with financial aid

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    21%

    Types of financial aids

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    1602 of Mississippi Valley State University undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 85 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Mississippi Valley State University number 20 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Mississippi.

    Students at Mississippi Valley State University awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

    Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
    $0 - $30,000
    100%
    $7,933
    $30,001 - $48,000
    100%
    $7,291
    $48,001 - $75,000
    100%
    $7,219
    $75,001 - $110,000
    100%
    $9,582
    $110,001+
    100%
    $8,518

    Salary After Attending

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    $22,600

    According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

    Students services

    Career

    Academic/career counseling service

    Employment services for students

    Living & meal

    Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

    Institution provide on-campus housing

    Institution provides board or meal plan

    Veteran Services Available

    Credit for military training

    Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

    Recognized student veteran organization

    Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

    Disability services

    3%

    Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

    Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

    Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

    Special learning opportunities

    Here are the learning opportunities available in Mississippi Valley State University.

    ROTC

    ROTC - Army

    Weekend/evening college

    ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program providing scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

    Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

    Athletic associations

    • Member of National Athletic Association
    • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
    • NCAA/NAIA member for football
    • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
    • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
    • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

    Graduation Rate

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    28%
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    Mississippi Valley State University graduation rate is below the national average.

    28% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Mississippi Valley State University completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

    The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

    Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

    Applying information

    Average number of admissions to one applicant

    1 : 1

    Average number of applicants to one enrolled

    6 : 1

    Admission considerations

    Required:

    • Secondary school GPA
    • Secondary school record
    • Completion of college-preparatory program
    • Admission test scores
    • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

    Recommended:

      Neither required nor recommended:

      • Secondary school rank
      • Recommendations
      • Formal demonstration of competencies
      • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

      Acceptance Rate

      The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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      16%

      In comparison to National Average

      Mississippi Valley State University acceptance rate is below national average.

      In comparison to state Average

      Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 65%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 49%.

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      16%
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      In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $0 - $10k price range

      Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 64%, so Mississippi Valley State University acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 48%.

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      16%
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      Admissions yield

      Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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      38%

      Total

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      31%

      Full time

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      7%

      Part time

      Retention rate

      Full-time retention rate

      66%

      Part-time retention rate

      8%

      The Mississippi Valley State University full-time retention rate is 66% and part-time retention rate is 8%.

      Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

      Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it demonstrates that school offers quality curriculum, positive student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

      SAT/ACT scores

      ACT scores

      Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Mississippi Valley State University students submitting ACT scores

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      100%

      Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
      16 - 19

      ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
      English: 14 - 19
      Math: 15 - 18
      Writing: 0 - 0

      ACT Test Score Range

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      Student Body

      The student-to-faculty ratio at Mississippi Valley State University is 16:1, that means that for every 16 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

      Student-to-faculty ratio

      16:1
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      Men/Women

      Race/ethnicity breakdown

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      Students enrollment in distance education

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      In Mississippi Valley State University the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

      Distance education location breakdown

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      Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Mississippi Valley State University and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Mississippi.

      Campus Safety

      The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

      The campus located by 14000 Highway 82 West address in Itta Bena, Mississippi.

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      Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Mississippi Valley State University with 1% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary, robbery, and aggravated assault.

      Academic Programs

      Number of degree programs offered

      Mississippi Valley State University offers 114 programs in total: 87 are for Bachelor's degree and 27 are Master's degree.

      This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 63 universities in Mississippi state. Mississippi Valley State University is one of the few institutions in Mississippi that offers a Bachelor's degree program.

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      Total credit/contact hours

      Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Mississippi state average data to help you compare.

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      Mississippi Valley State University provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

      In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1802 students with 54056 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 238 with 5716 credit hours.

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      Student Reviews and Ratings for Mississippi Valley State University

      Overall Rating:

      Overall Rating:

      Love Valley State University....great experience! I earned my Bachelor of Science from here. Headed back to the the yard to Homecoming 2017.....gonna be live!

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      I absolutely love VALLEY!!!!!

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      If you really want to do important work, this is a GREAT place to do it. Campus communities like MVSU allow scholars to share and gather significant research particularly relating to American history.

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      My college swear it suits to ur preference

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      I love my school no matter what anyone says, the school of your choice must be your choice. Take pride in that take pride in what you do and succeed.

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      Location & Website

      Address: 14000 Highway 82 West

      Place:

      Religious affiliation: Not applicable

      Calendar system: Semester

      General Phone Number: +6622549041

      Institution is active in current year: 1

      Institution's internet website address: mvsu.edu

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