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Mississippi State University

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Mississippi State, MS

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Mississippi State University

Overview

Mississippi State University / Department of Mathematics and Statistics is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematical sciences
Master of Science (MS) Mathematics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Comprehensive oral or written exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Comprehensive oral and written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

55
Applied
39
Accepted
15
Enrolled
71%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 on last two years of undergraduate courses
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 477
TOEFL IBT score: 53
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

43
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 6.98%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (39%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 0
Male (19)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Differential equations, algebra, numerical analysis, functional analysis, applied statistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,122,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box MA
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Mohsen Razzaghi
Professor and Head
Email: razzaghi@math.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-3414
Fax: 662-325-0005