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Mississippi’s “Best Value College”
-SmartAsset 2022

#1 Best College in Mississippi for 2022

97% of MSU Graduates
Achieve Successful Career Outcomes!

#1 in the SEC in Social Science Research Funding for 9 Consecutive Years
-National Science Foundation

Yearly Tuition
for Fall & Spring Semesters

In-State Tuition & Fees $9,398
Housing and Dining* $10,964
Total for In-State $20,362
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees $25,444
Housing and Dining* $10,964
Total for Out-of-State $36,408

*The cost of attendance for international students can be found here!

Breakdown by Semester Breakdown by Credit Hour

Additional out-of-pocket expenses vary by the student for books, supplies, personal, and transportation. An average annual estimate for these expenses is $6,745. Tuition and Fees listed are for the 2022-2023 academic year and are subject to change without notice by the Board of Trustees, State Institutions for Higher Learning. The amounts listed are the Primary Expenses for MSU and are all required for each entering freshman. *This is the estimated average cost of lodging and meals for students in the 2022-2023 academic year. 

*The application fee is non-refundable.

Revised as of August 11, 2022.

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