Admissions to Mississippi State University is conducted on a rolling basis. To be considered for admission, students must submit an application (online is recommended).
Full admission to Mississippi State University will be granted to high school graduates who complete the required College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) along with one of the following:
*Scores listed are based on the old SAT.
Beginning in Fall 2015: Full admission to Mississippi State University will be granted to high school graduates who satisfy the National Collegiate Athletic Association standards for student-athletes who are full or partial qualifiers under Division I guidelines.
Beginning in Fall 2015: Full admission to Mississippi State University for non-residents of Mississippi will be granted to high school graduates who complete one of the following:
*Score listed is based on the old SAT.
In addition to the online application and the $60 application fee (effective January 3, 2017), international students must also submit by postal mail:
SPATS is a great opportunity for academically talented high school juniors to earn college credit and experience life in the Bulldog family before their senior year of high school.
Entering freshmen who have both a high school grade-point average of less than 2.5 on the CPC and a composite ACT score of less than 21 will be placed in the undecided major and will be advised by the University Academic Advising Center until 30 credit hours of core classes have been completed.
Students may meet general admission requirements to the university, but not meet the requirements for a specific department. Applicants should contact the academic department in which they intend to major for additional requirements, specifically students interested in Architecture or Engineering.
For admission information or an application, or to inquire further about university admission requirements, contact:
Office of Admissions & Scholarships
P.O. Box 6334
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone: (662) 325-2224