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The College of Business at Mississippi State University

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) July 1
Application deadline (international students) May 1
Application fee $40

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate N/A
Average age of new entrants 24
Average undergraduate GPA 3.31 - Medium
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.7-3.76
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 34
Average GMAT score 531 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 460-620
Students with prior work experience N/A
Average work experience (months) N/A

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Applicants (part-time) N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Average age of new entrants N/A
Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GMAT score N/A
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Students with prior work experience N/A
Average work experience (months) N/A

Undergraduate Majors

Undergraduate Majors N/A
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 575 paper test
90 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Please visit the following website for admission requirements:
http://www.business.msstate.edu/gsb/admissions.php
Executive program N/A
Part-time program N/A
Part-time distance learning program
Please visit the following website for information on the distance MBA program: http://www.distance.msstate.edu/mba/

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Dr. Jason Lueg
Full-time program phone (662) 325-1891
Full-time program E-mail gsb@cobilan.msstate.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​business.​msstate.​edu/​gsb
Executive program phone N/A
Executive program E-mail N/A
Executive program website N/A
Part-time program phone N/A
Part-time program E-mail N/A
Part-time program website N/A
Part-time distance learning program phone (662) 325-7281
Part-time distance learning program E-mail csmith@cobilan.msstate.edu
Part-time distance learning program website http:/​/​www.​distance.​msstate.​edu/​mba
 

Business School Academics

Program Offerings

(9) Departments/concentrations
accounting management information systems
economics quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
finance tax
general management other
marketing
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand N/A
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time accelerated, part-time distance learning
Joint programs available N/A

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Please visit the following website for information about the programs offered http://www.business.msstate.edu/gsb/masters%20programs.php
Executive program N/A
Part-time program N/A
Part-time distance learning program
Please visit the following website for information on the distance MBA program: http://www.distance.msstate.edu/mba/
 

Business School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Business Schools

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.1
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.5
Acceptance rate N/A
Average starting salary and bonus N/A
Average undergraduate GPA 3.31 - Medium
Average GMAT score 531 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 45.3% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 56.6% - Low
Enrollment (full-time) 81
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 92

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 81
Minority students 7.4%
International students 8.6%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 11
Minority students 9.1%
International students 18.2%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Dr. Bill Kibler
Financial aid phone (662) 325-2450

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $8,706 total program (in-state)
Full-time: $22,005 total program (out-of-state)
Part-time: $323 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $493 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees N/A
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses N/A
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $14,536

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships N/A
Teaching assistantships 20
Research assistantships 0
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Mississippi State University has submitted its most recent career data in accordance with the MBA Career Services Council Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics and has granted permission to the Graduate Management Admission Council to send an independent third party to review for accuracy and compliance.

Class of 2011

Full-time graduates 57
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 53
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 45.3% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 56.6% - Low

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 24
Low base salary N/A
Average base salary N/A
High base salary N/A

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $24,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $47,347
High base salary: U.S citizen $76,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $40,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $54,000
High base salary: Foreign nationals $68,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 0
Low signing bonus N/A
Average signing bonus N/A
High signing bonus N/A

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 0
Low other compensation N/A
Average other compensation N/A
High other compensation N/A

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
High other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A
High other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 4
Marketing/sales low salary $40,000
Marketing/sales average salary $45,000
Marketing/sales high salary $50,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 2
Operations/production low salary $60,000
Operations/production average salary $62,500
Operations/production high salary $65,000
Number reporting general management jobs 6
General management low salary $38,000
General management average salary $42,600
General management high salary $48,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 7
Finance/accounting low salary $24,000
Finance/accounting average salary $43,304
Finance/accounting high salary $53,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 2
Management information systems (MIS) low salary $55,000
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $65,500
Management information systems (MIS) high salary $76,000
Number reporting consulting jobs 4
Consulting low salary $40,000
Consulting average salary $47,500
Consulting high salary $52,500
Number reporting human resources jobs 0
Human resources low salary N/A
Human resources average salary N/A
Human resources high salary N/A
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 5
Other occupations low salary $33,000
Other occupations average salary $48,333
Other occupations high salary $68,000

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting government jobs 5
Government low salary $33,000
Government average salary $40,781
Government high salary $48,000
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 9
Manufacturing low salary $50,000
Manufacturing average salary $58,500
Manufacturing high salary $68,000
Number reporting non-profit jobs 0

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) 2
Northeast low salary $50,000
Northeast average salary $59,000
Northeast high salary $68,000
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) N/A
Middle Atlantic low salary N/A
Middle Atlantic average salary N/A
Middle Atlantic high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 25
South low salary $24,000
South average salary $47,581
South high salary $65,000
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 1
Midwest low salary N/A
Midwest average salary N/A
Midwest high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 1
Southwest low salary $76,000
Southwest average salary $76,000
Southwest high salary $76,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) N/A
West low salary N/A
West average salary N/A
West high salary N/A
Number reporting jobs located internationally 1
International low salary $40,000
International average salary $40,000
International high salary $40,000
 


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