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Mississippi State University
P.O. Box 6018
Mississippi State, MS 39762
General Phone: (662)325-2121
Admissions: (662)325-2224
Financial Aid:

Fast Facts

Control: Public
Coed Status: Coeducational
Campus Setting: Town
Calendar System: Semester
Year Founded: 1878
School Colors: Maroon, White
School Nickname: Bulldogs, Lady Bulldogs

Student Body (Fall 2008)

Total Student Population
(17,824 students)
Attendance Status
of All Undergraduates
Demographic Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Gender Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Undergraduates 13,991
Graduates 3,537
Professional 296
Total Students 17,824
Part-Time 1,232
Full-Time 11,972
African American 2,754
American Indian 75
Asian American 160
Caucasian 9,873
Hispanic American 141
International 144
Not Specified 57
Male 6,228
Female 5,744

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2008 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.

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