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Mississippi State University (MS): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public21,974 StudentsIn State: $25,880/yrOut of state: $40,920/yr

Mississippi State University offers 100% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $3,800. Mississippi State University is a public college located in Mississippi State, Mississippi. Its student population is 21,974. It is a four-year, large, primarily residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 57%. Mississippi State University 4 year graduation rate is 30% .


Merit Aid Stats For Mississippi State University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$3,800

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
with need

$4,886

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 57%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.5
  • Avg. ACT 25.5
  • Avg. SAT 1200
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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


Money You Don’t Need To payMoney Your Family Needs To payFederal Student Loans (Government)Work Study
Expected Family Contribution
State of Residence
Unweighted GPA
Composite SAT
Composite ACT
Admission
Type
College Estimated Cost of Attendance
College Grants & Scholarships (NOT BASED on financial need)
Is this money automatically renewable?
College Grants & Scholarships (BASED on financial need)
Net Cost to your family (before loans & work study)
Subsidized
Unsubsidized
Amount you can earn
$45001 to $50001 MS 3.8 0 31 Rolling $20018 $6500 Don't Know $0 $13518 $5500 $0 $0
$25001 to $30000 TN 3.5 0 22 Regular Decision $33000 $8000 No $0 $25000 $3000 $2500 $0
$20001 to $25001 AL 3.8 0 28 Rolling $39140 $14000 Yes $0 $25140 $0 $0 $0
$35001 to $40001 PA 3.75 1080 0 Early Decision 1 $53000 $0 $0 $53000 $0 $0 $0
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Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Mississippi State University $40,920 102% $3,800 57%
Pennsylvania State University Penn State Altoona $42,648 99% $4,131 91%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Mississippi State University $40,920 102% $3,800 57%
Covenant College $49,420 96% $17,225 97%
Agnes Scott College $56,360 100% $29,405 70%
Oglethorpe University $57,460 100% $24,348 62%
Lipscomb University $51,454 99% $14,574 60%
Lenoir Rhyne University $53,920 98% $21,689 74%
Mercer University $53,822 95% $20,411 72%
Reinhardt University $42,400 104% $5,658 90%
Palm Beach Atlantic University $51,086 98% $13,237 95%
Hollins University $56,940 100% $35,233 64%
Bridgewater College $53,000 97% $24,025 66%
Queens University Of Charlotte $48,968 97% $14,110 79%
Eckerd College $63,572 101% $17,455 68%
Wheeling Jesuit University $42,290 100% $12,850 86%
Bellarmine University $58,920 98% $28,405 86%
Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Mississippi State University 57 $94,100
Chapman University 54 $99,400
Norwich University 66 $99,100
Cuny City College 48 $99,100
Lawrence University 62 $98,800
Furman 61 $98,800
Morehouse College 58 $98,700
Ohio State University Main Campus 52 $98,600
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Mississippi State University 57 $40,920
Tennessee Wesleyan University 60 $36,850
University Of Illinois At Springfield 53 $36,898
Oakwood University 66 $37,254
Goldey Beacom College 53 $37,281
University Of Louisiana At Lafayette 56 $37,414
California State University Sacramento 64 $37,622
Belhaven University 52 $37,650
University Of Missouri Kansas City 56 $37,694
Southern Wesleyan University 54 $37,696
Charleston Southern University 52 $37,800
University Of South Carolina Upstate 57 $37,809
University Of North Carolina Wilmington 61 $37,951
Oklahoma Christian University 65 $38,100
Toccoa Falls College 60 $38,104
Montreat College 55 $38,235
Texas Southern University 57 $38,339
Trevecca Nazarene University 64 $38,382
University Of South Carolina Columbia 63 $38,432
William Penn University 55 $38,442
Marian University 65 $38,522
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Mississippi State University 57 30%
Suny College At Potsdam 64 34%
Benedictine University 63 34%
Lake Superior State University 63 34%
Saint Leo University 60 34%
University Of Mount Olive 53 34%
Marian University 61 34%
Averett University 61 34%
University Of Valley Forge 59 34%
Southwestern College 56 33%
Tennessee Wesleyan University 60 33%
University Of Saint Mary 61 33%
Defiance College 52 33%
University Of Pittsburgh Bradford 49 33%
St Thomas University 52 33%
Andrews University 66 33%
University Of California Merced 66 33%
Eastern Illinois University 55 33%
University Of Bridgeport 57 32%
Louisiana Tech University 63 32%
Young Harris College 63 32%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Mississippi State University 102% $3,800
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