• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    566
  • Program Cost
    $10,560
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
P.O. Box 5288
MSU, Mississippi 39762, United States
Website

Founded in 1915, MSU’s College of Business is recognized as one of the oldest business schools in the South. The fully-accredited College of Business offers programs that lead to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and is the home to nearly 3,000 students. The College of Business, with its strong team of dedicated faculty and staff, is committed to providing students with the finest educational experience. We embrace innovation in the classroom and continually strive to offer cutting edge programs and courses to provide our students with real-world experiences prior to graduation.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    55%
  • Selectivity
    74%
  • Average Salary
    $43,944.00
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services

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About Mississippi State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.42 GPA of All Applicants 3.53 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 0
  • Median 0
  • Middle 80% 0 to 0
Admissions Selectivity
74% College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

566 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
65% 521
71% 566
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 47
74% 74.0
55% 55.0
Female
32% 32
International
19% 19
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Accounting
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
  • Accepted
  • Accounting
  • Engineering
  • Business (General)
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Mississippi State University
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Tennessee
  • Penn State
  • University of Michigan-Flint
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Unimportant
  • Resume / Work Experience Moderately Important
  • Recommendations Moderately Important
  • Application Essay Important
$0 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
0% 0
0% 0
680 to 709
4% 4
6% 6
650 to 679
7% 7
6% 6
620 to 649
7% 7
0% 0
590 to 619
7% 7
6% 6
560 to 589
20% 20
6% 6
530 to 559
1% 1
32% 32
500 to 529
14% 14
19% 19
Under 500
30% 30
25% 25
English Language Requirements
575 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Other 26%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 26%
  • Consumer Products 16%
  • Technology 11%
L-3 Communications 2
Top Employer
  • Republic Finanace 2
  • H&R Block 1
  • CVS Caremark 1
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
61% 60.97325153374234
33% 33.33
56% 55.69710982658959
33% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
22% 21.9117610062893
26% 25.93
25% 25.424767441860464
26% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
20% Graduates seeking full-time employment
1% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • L-3 Communications 2
  • Republic Finanace 2
  • H&R Block 1
  • CVS Caremark 1
  • Channel Control Merchants 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
0% 0
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
42% 42.11
$40,687.51
30K 50K
Marketing/Sales
2% 2.05
$39,500.00
25K 58K
Operations/Logistics
5% 5.26
$30,000.00 Data not provided
Other
31% 31.28
$5,373.33
32K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consumer Products
16% 15.79
$34,166.67 Data not provided
Financial Services
26% 26.32
$41,000.00 Data not provided
Government
5% 5.26
$40,000.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
5% 5.26
$30,000.00 Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
5% 5.26
$30,000.00 Data not provided
Non-profit
5% 5.26
$48,000.00 Data not provided
Technology
11% 10.53
$44,000.00 Data not provided
Other
26% 26.32
$58,288.00
32K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
100% 100
$42,250.02
25K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
1000% 1,000
$43,944.21
25K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. South
89% 89
$44,558.82
25K 125K
U.S. Southwest
40000% 40,000
$40,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. West
5% 5.26
$37,440.00 Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 7
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 30
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$28,000
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $10,560
  • Budget $28,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$46,000
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $27,567
  • Budget $46,000
$6,571 Average Scholarship Amount 78% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
70% 70
78% 78
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$769,511
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Financial Need
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $24,453
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
32 College of Business 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Experiential learning
25% 25
Lectures
25% 25
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 12
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Replaced 120 computer lab computers. Replaced 59 faculty and staff computers. Replaced 6 projectors for classroom instruction.

Students: Who are my classmates?

24% International Students
35% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
84% 84
Multiethnic
8% 8
Student Citizenship
North America
76% 76
Asia
18% 18
Middle East and North Africa
6% 6
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,600 Living MBA Alumni
4% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.