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Mississippi Valley State University

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University Information

Location: Itta Bena, Leflore County
Founded: 1950
Undergraduate Students: 2 406
Campus Type: Rural
Institution Type: Public HBCU 
Website: www.mvsu.edu 

About the University

At Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU), we recognize the academic program as the core service of the University. From its conception, this institution has focused on the educational needs of the Mississippi Delta and the region. At the cornerstone of this focus is a commitment to academic excellence and high quality instruction in contextually salient disciplines.  As a Carnegie Classified Master’s University, MVSU provides comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs in education, arts and sciences, and professional studies. The academic programs are designed to positively impact the quality of life and provide extraordinary educational opportunities for the Mississippi Delta and beyond.

MVSU’s academic program is delivered by a cadre of highly qualified faculty members who serve as experts of the curriculum and instruction of their disciplines.  All academic programs are complemented in several ways programs for high school students, online and extended education courses and other academic support services.

At the cornerstone of this focus is a commitment to academic excellence and high quality instruction in contextually salient disciplines.  As a Carnegie Classified Master’s University, MVSU provides comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs in education, arts and sciences, and professional studies. The academic programs are designed to positively impact the quality of life and provide extraordinary educational opportunities for the Mississippi Delta and beyond.

Excerpt from Mississippi Valley State University’s website.

TOEFL: 80/120

IELTS: 6,5

Health insurance is required of all full-time degree, resident, and international students with F1 and J1 visas.

The state and public school’s health insurance plan is provided through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi.  

 

Living on-campus:  On-campus housing is available on first-come first-served basis for undergraduate students.  It is highly recommended to live on campus.

Cost: $2 259,00-2 591,50* 
*Students living in residence halls must also purchase a meal plan please visit the website for more information.

Off-campus Housing: Housing off campus is available, but students are required to secure this housing on their own. 

Tuition is waived for your exchange, however campus fees are required.  These fees cover the infrastructure available to you on campus.

Cost: $477,17 per semester

The average budget per month is: $800-900

In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $9,000.00 per semester.