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Freshman Students

For students pursuing a bachelor’s degree who have no previous college coursework other than dual enrollment courses.

Becoming A Bulldog

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Transfer Students

For students who are transferring from a community college or other 4-year university in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree (not including dual enrollment courses).

Starkville Campus

Meridian Campus  Gulf Coast Campus

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International Students

For students who are non-US citizens.

Discover MSU

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Graduate Students

For students who are pursuing an advanced degree: master's, specialist or doctorate.

Continue Learning

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Veterinary Students

For students who are pursuing a doctor of veterinary medicine degree.

Veterinary Medicine

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Online Students

For students taking classes online at the undergraduate, graduate or certificate level.

Why Online?

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Military-Connected Students

Mississippi State University is proud to be a top 10 military friendly institution, serving military connected families since 1878.

Military-Connected Students