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Mississippi State University

Office of Research and Graduate Studies

Mississippi State, MS

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Overview

Mississippi State University / Office of Research and Graduate Studies 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 1
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? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
8
Accepted
8
Enrolled
53%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate 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
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

59
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 3.39%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.69%
Two or more races 1.69%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

131
Total faculty
Full-time - 85
Part-time - 46
Male (85)
Female (46)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Food animal health (poultry and warm-water aquaculture) using immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, parasitology, pathology, pharmacology, and environmental toxicology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
13,095,215

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 6100
Mississippi State, MS  39762
United States
Contact Dr. Mark L. Lawrence
Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies
Email: lawrence@cvm.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-1205
Fax: 662-325-1193

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