Financial Aid: Yes
Street: 25 Old Main, Montgomery Hall
Mississippi State University is a comprehensive, doctoral-degree-granting university offering to a diverse and capable student body a wide range of opportunities and challenges for learning and growth; to the world of knowledge, vigorous and expanding contributions in research, discovery, and application; and to the State and its people in every region, a variety of expert services.
Mississippi State University is designated as a Doctoral/Extensive institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. It is representative of the American Land-Grant tradition and distinctive in its own character and spirit, born of its Mississippi heritage and the vision and loyal perseverance of those who have labored in its development.
Mississippi State University now consists of the following academic units: the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences including the School of Human Sciences; the College of Architecture, Art and Design; the College of Arts and Sciences; the College of Business and Industry including the Adkerson School of Accountancy; the Division of Academic Outreach and Continuing Education; the College of Education; the Bagley College of Engineering including the Swalm School of Chemical Engineering; the College of Forest Resources; the Office of the Graduate School, and the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Besides, the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, operating 10 branch stations throughout the State, conducts research in a variety of areas and assists in the University's teaching and service functions. In conclusion, the Mississippi State University Extension Service offers programs and services to the people of the State through campus and county offices and personnel. Supporting the academic and educational programs of the total University are the Mitchell Memorial Library and branch libraries.
Mississippi State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees.
We are committed to providing student financial assistance to eligible students to help pay the costs associated with attending college. The various types of student financial assistance are available through our Financial Aid Department.
The purpose of the Division of Academic Outreach & Continuing Education is to engage people in achieving their lifelong learning goals through dynamic partnerships, targeted programming, innovative technology, and quality customer service. From single courses to complete programs, MSU offers a growing number of educational opportunities through distance learning for both undergraduate and graduate work.