The Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Forest N. Sparks
Application deadline (U.S. residents) July 1
Application fee (U.S. residents) $40
Application deadline (international students) July 1
Application fee (international students) $40

The Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 700
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 172
Overall acceptance rate 24.6% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 480 verbal
720 quantitative
3.50 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 420 verbal
750 quantitative
3.00 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
53 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​www.​ae.​msstate.​edu
(662) 325-3623
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​www.​abe.​msstate.​edu
(662) 325-3280
[email protected]
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​abe.​msstate.​edu
(662) 325-3280
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​che.​msstate.​edu
(662) 325-2480
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​cee.​msstate.​edu
(662) 325-3050
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​msstate.​edu
(662) 325-3912
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cse.​msstate.​edu
(662) 325-2756
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​msstate.​edu
(662) 325-3912
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics http:/​/​www.​msstate.​edu/​dept/​physics
(662) 325-2806
[email protected]
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​ise.​msstate.​edu
(662) 325-3865
[email protected]
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​me.​msstate.​edu
(662) 325-3260
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​hpc.​msstate.​edu/​education/​cme
(662) 325-8278
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 608
Master’s (full-time) 144
Master’s (part-time) 144
Ph.D. (full-time) 222
Ph.D. (part-time) 98

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 138
Total master’s graduates 94
International master’s graduates 36.2%
Minority master’s graduates 13.8%
Female master’s graduates 23.4%
Total Ph.D. graduates 44
International Ph.D. graduates 61.4%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 9.1%
Female Ph.D. graduates 27.3%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 25 5.6%
Agricultural 10 3.3%
Architectural 0 N/A
Biomedical 10 3.3%
Chemical 11 3%
Civil 18 12.8%
Computer engineering 26 4.8%
Computer science 24 14.5%
Electrical 26 12.7%
Engineering science and engineering physics 0 N/A
Industrial / Manufacturing 12 14%
Mechanical 29 13.2%
Other 3 13%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 104
Part-time faculty 16
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $52,371,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 94

Engineering School Ranking

#82 Best Engineering Schools

(7) Ranking by Specialties

#49 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#19 in Biological / Agricultural
#96 in Civil
#80 in Computer Engineering
#78 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#48 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#101 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 28
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.4
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Overall acceptance rate 24.6% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 730
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.1:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 44
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $52,371,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $498,771
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 608

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 608

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 366
Minority students 9.3%
International students 49.7%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 242
Minority students 22.3%
International students 9.1%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Paul McKinney
Financial aid phone (662) 325-2450

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $7,740 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $19,560 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $323 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $815 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $0 per year
Room and board $8,763
Books and supplies $1,200
Miscellaneous expenses $5,213

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 10
Teaching assistants 47
Research assistants 238
Other appointments 6

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