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Teaching, Learning and Experience

At Mississippi State, classroom teaching and learning are combined with endless experiences for students to apply their knowledge in meaningful ways. With more than 170 programs leading to a baccalaureate degree, MSU is preparing its students for bright, productive futures where academics is combined with the proper tools for tackling today’s tough issues and making a difference in society. The university’s diverse, award-winning faculty bring out the best in these students who are enrolled in the eight academic colleges that include Agriculture and Life Sciences; Architecture, Art and Design; Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Bagley Engineering; Forest Resources; and Veterinary Medicine.

Degrees & Programs

A Research University
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Mississippi State University is among the nation’s leading major research universities, according to the National Science Foundation. Professors at MSU are changing the world with their cutting-edge research and including students on their journey in the classroom and through undergraduate research programs. Check with your department for additional undergraduate research opportunities.

How We Change the World

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Study Abroad

Mississippi State University offers over 1,000 study abroad programs in 80 different countries ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year. Study Abroad gives students a new perspective on the world, develops valuable career skills, and creates global citizens for our interconnected world.

Office of Study Abroad

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Honors College

The Shackouls Honors College offers special academic and social experiences to students who show promise of meeting high academic standards.

The Honors Experience