Mississippi State University

School Info

Institution Type
4 year Public
Campus Setting
Town
Student Teacher Ratio
18:1
Student Population
18,601
Campus Size
Large

Degrees Issued

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Contact Info

Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762
(662) 325-2323

  • Mississippi Schools
  • Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics in 2010

Statistics

Faculty Overview

Average Mississippi State University Faculty Salaries

Instructors
$40,585
Lecturers
$27,923
Assistant Professors
$61,317
Associate Professors
$71,464
Professors
$92,724

Mississippi State University Faculty by Function

Instructional & Research
1,180
Executive & Administrative
128
Other Professional
1,606
Non Professional
1,582
Total4,496

Percent Teachers At Mississippi State University

Teachers 26.25%
  • Dark Yellow: Teachers
  • Yellow: Non Teachers

Tenure Status for Instructors & Researchers at the Mississippi State University

Tenured
428
On Tenured Track
284
Not On Tenured Track
185

Tenure Status for instructors & Researchers at the Mississippi State University by Gender

Tenured On Tenure Track Not On Tenure Track
Men 77%
Women 23%
Men 67%
Women 33%
Men 37%
Women 63%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Mississippi State University

Native American
4
Asian
184
African American
736
Hispanic
45
Total969

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Mississippi State University

Native American
4
Asian
381
African American
127
Hispanic
32
Total544

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Mississippi State University by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 25%
W 75%
M 63%
W 38%
M 35%
W 65%
M 67%
W 33%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Mississippi State University by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 25%
W 75%
M 67%
W 33%
M 42%
W 58%
M 47%
W 53%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Mississippi State University New Hires

Instructional Facilities Secretarial Services Professional Support
M 59%
W 41%
Total140
M 4%
W 96%
Total24
M 34%
W 66%
Total64
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women
Maintenance Executive & Managerial
M 68%
W 32%
Total28
M 100%
W 0%
Total2

School Overview

U.S. News Mississippi State University School Ranking

#157

In State Vs. Out of state undergraduates

In State 74%
  • Yellow: In State
  • Dark Yellow: Out Of State

Mississippi State University Retention Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Returning Students 82%
Returning Students 73%
  • Yellow: Returning Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Returning Students

Mississippi State University Graduation Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Graduated Students 27%
Graduated Students 60%
  • Yellow: Graduated Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Graduated Students

Mississippi State University Overall Graduation Rates

Graduated Students 60%
  • Graduated Students
  • Non Graduated Students

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