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The Big Picture: How many students were on campus in Fall 2015

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Total

Total Students 20,873

Undergraduate Snapshot

Undergraduate Student
Demographic Breakdown
Total Undergraduate Students 17,421
 
Gender
Women 8,539 49%
Men 8,882 51%
 
Race/Ethnicity
American Indian / Alaskan Native 95 1%
Asian 211 1%
African American / Black 3,612 21%
Hispanic 428 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11 <1%
White 12,455 71%
Two or More Races 260 1%
International 253 1%
Race/Ethnicity Not Reported 96 1%
Geographic Distribution
(Degree-Seeking)
Where do MSU undergraduates call home?
 
Mississippi 71%
Other US States & Territories 28%
Other Countries 1%
Undergraduate Age
How old are MSU undergraduates?
Average Age 22
Percent of Undergraduates Age 25 or Older 90%
Percent of Low Income Students
Low Income Students
% of Undergraduate Students Who Are Low Income Students 33%