Cost of college went up for all students at Mississippi State University


In-state tuition and fees rose 4 percent for 2018-19 at Mississippi State University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Mississippi residents paid $8,650 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $332 more than the $8,318 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 168.8 percent more than residents this year, or $23,250. Their price tag grew 4 percent from $22,358 in 2017-18.

About 58 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Mississippi residents. And about 42 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 96 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 3,289 students received grants or scholarships totaling $33.8 million and 1,791 students took out student loans totaling more than $13.1 million.

Including all undergraduates (21,974), 14,660 students used grants or scholarships totaling $136 million, and 8,683 students took out $59 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~12,745
$7,502
$7,780
$8,318
$8,650
15.3%
Out-of-state
~9,229
$20,142
$20,900
$22,358
$23,250
15.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Mississippi State University in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
1,156
34%
$5,647,855
$4,886
State / local grant or scholarship
1,228
36%
$2,862,380
$2,331
Institutional grants or scholarships
2,957
86%
$25,250,909
$8,539
Grant or scholarship aid total
3,289
96%
$33,761,144
$10,265
Federal student loans
1,727
50%
$9,793,947
$5,671
Other student loans
249
7%
$3,274,343
$13,150
Student loan aid
1,791
52%
$13,068,290
$7,297
Total student aid
3,303
96%
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