United States of America - Mississippi

top General Information


Street:118 College Drive



Post Code:39406-0001


Other Sites

Also Study Abroad Summer programmes in: United Kingdom, Austria, Australia, France, Mexico, Japan, and Jamaica through the College of International and Continuing Education. School for Children with Language Disorders

Institution Funding



Founded 1910 as Normal College, acquired present status and title 1962. Organizational structure revised 1990.

Academic Year

August to May (August-December; January-May) Also Summer Session (May-August)

Admission Requirements

Graduation from high school or equivalent, and College Board SAT or ACT examination. TOEFL test for foreign students

Tuition Fees

National:Undergraduate, 6,980 per annum for in-state residents and 15,550 per annum or out-of-state residents; Graduate, 6,980 per annum for in-state residents and 15,550 per annum or out-of-state residents. (USD)



Accrediting Agency

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Rodney D. Bennett

Job title:President

Senior Administrative Officer : Denis Wiesenburg

top Divisions

College : Arts and Letters

Fields of study:Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Communication Studies, Dance, Design, English, Fine Arts, History, Journalism, Mass Communication, Military Science, Modern History, Music, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Religion, Sociology, Theatre

College : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Commercial Law, Finance, Hotel Management, Management, Marketing, Real Estate, Retailing and Wholesaling, Tourism

College : Education and Psychology

Fields of study:Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Family Studies, Information Sciences, Library Science, Psychology, Special Education, Technology Education

College : Health

Fields of study:Community Health, Home Economics, Medical Technology, Nursing, Nutrition, Social Work, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports, Tourism

College : Science and Technology

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Medical Technology, Natural Sciences, Physics, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Science Education, Statistics, Technology

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Doctor's Degrees (Professional Practice)

Fields of study:Speech Therapy and Audiology

Education Specialist Degree

Fields of study:Educational Administration

Doctor's Degree (Research/Scholarship)

Fields of study:Adult Education, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Coastal Studies, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Technology, English, Food Science, Geography, History, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mass Communication, Music, Music Education, Nursing, Nutrition, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Psychology, Science Education, Sports

top Academic Periodicals


The Southern Quarterly

Main Press

University Press

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2013-2014

Full Time Total:694


Statistics Year:2013-2014


Updated on 07-04-2015