Mississippi Valley State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Itta Bena, Mississippi Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$6,746

Avg tuition

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About Mississippi Valley State University

Mississippi Valley State University is a small public university located on a rural campus in Itta Bena, Mississippi. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,147, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 65%. The university offers 28 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 32%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $6,746.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

65% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 65%

Retention Rate 61%

Graduation Rate 32%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-21

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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61%

Female Student Population

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

2k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

91%

Unknown

5%

White

2%

Hispanic

1%

Two or more races

0%

Non-U.S. Citizen

Information not available

Asian

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

84% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

85%

State Grant Aid

13%

Institution Grant Aid

38%

Pell Grant

84%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $6,414
State Grant Aid $2,646
Institution Grant Aid $6,476
Pell Grant Aid $5,247
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.