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Mississippi State University

College of Forest Resources

Mississippi State, MS

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Overview

Mississippi State University / College of Forest Resources is located in Mississippi State, MS, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE if undergraduate GPA of last two years is below 3.0
Thesis Required
Comprehensive oral or written exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Comprehensive oral and written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

53
Applied
26
Accepted
21
Enrolled
49%

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 July 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE if undergraduate GPA of last two years is below 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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 Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

136
Total Graduate Students
27%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.94%
Black or African American 0.74%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.74%
Asian 1.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

57
Total faculty
Full-time - 56
Part-time - 1
Male (48)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Forestry, wildlife and fisheries science, forest products
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
19,749,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 9680
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. George Hopper
Dean
Email: ghopper@cfr.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-2953
Fax: 662-325-8726

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