• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    572
  • Program Cost
    $8,897
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
40 Old Main
Mississippi State, Mississippi 39759, 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 graduate and undergraduate 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. We invite you to experience the difference in the College of Business. www.business.msstate.edu.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    55%
  • Selectivity
    60%
  • Average Salary
    $43,944.00
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services

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About Mississippi State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.36 GPA of All Applicants 3.45 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average
  • Median
  • Middle 80% 0 to 0
Admissions Selectivity
60% College of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

572 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
64% 515
72% 572
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 67
60% 60.0
55% 55.0
Female
36% 36
International
30% 30
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Business
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Finance
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Mississippi State University
  • University of Virginia
  • University of West Alabama
  • Clemson University
  • Oklahoma State University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Considered
  • Recommendations Considered
Top 5 Feeder Companies
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
3% 3
5% 5
650 to 679
2% 2
3% 3
620 to 649
12% 12
18% 18
590 to 619
10% 10
15% 15
560 to 589
7% 7
10% 10
530 to 559
20% 20
31% 31
500 to 529
12% 12
15% 15
Under 500
34% 34
3% 3
English Language Requirements
575 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet 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 Finance 2
  • Southern Farm Bureau 1
  • CVS Caremark 1
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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
64% 63.699022556390986
33% 33.33
58% 57.85206896551723
33% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
21% 21.110859375
26% 25.93
25% 24.93132867132867
26% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
19% 18.52
7% 7.091818181818181
19% Accept Offers
20% Graduates seeking full-time employment
1% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • L-3 Communications 2
  • Republic Finance 2
  • Southern Farm Bureau 1
  • CVS Caremark 1
  • Channel Control Merchants, LLC 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
42% 42.11
$40,688.00
30K 50K
General Management
0% 0
Data not provided
Human Resources
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
21% 21.05
$39,500.00
25K 58K
Information Technology
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
5% 5.26
$30,000.00 Data not provided
Other
31% 31.28
$53,573.00
32K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
0% 0
Data not provided
Consumer Products
16% 15.79
$34,167.00 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
1% 1
$48,000.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
0% 0
Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
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
$42,500.00
25K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
100% 100
$43,944.21
25K 125K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. South
89% 89
$44,559.00
25K 125K
U.S. Southwest
5% 5.26
$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
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $8,897
  • Budget $26,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $22,481
  • Budget $44,000
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$4,032 Average Scholarship Amount 26% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
30% 30
26% 26
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$633,557
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 $12,550
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
32 College of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
25% 25
Experiential learning
25% 25
Lectures
25% 25
Top Areas of Study
  • E-commerce
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Project Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/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
  • Updated a computer lab with 55 new workstations. Created new Finance Lab with 22 computer stations, flat screen TV’s, and stock market feeds. Replaced 35 faculty and staff computers.

Students: Who are my classmates?

24% International Students
35% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
84% 84
Multiethnic
8% 8
Not Reported
8% 8
Student Citizenship
North America
76% 76
Middle East and North Africa
18% 18
Africa
6% 6
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.