Mississippi State University is a public university in Starkville, Mississippi. The school was founded in 1878 and offers programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. The school is known for its strong programs in agriculture, business administration, education, engineering and health professions.
Mississippi State University is a public, land-grant research university located in Starkville, Mississippi. Mississippi State has five colleges and more than 100 majors. The university offers 120 undergraduate degrees, 50 master’s degrees and 14 doctoral degrees through its graduate school. MSU's athletic teams compete at the Division I level with the NCAA as members of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).
The campus of MSU has more than 260 buildings on 1,600 acres with an enrollment of 23,000 students. The campus includes academic buildings such as libraries; athletic facilities like stadiums; recreational areas like parks; residence halls for students to live on campus.
Students can choose from over 100 clubs or organizations at MSU ranging from religious groups to student government associations to fraternities/sororities (both social & service). There are plenty of opportunities for students to get involved off-campus as well through volunteer work or internships with local businesses/companies near Starkville or nearby cities such as Tupelo & Columbus Mississippi which have thriving downtown areas packed full of shops & restaurants as well as recreational activities like golfing at Golden Bear Golf Course located just south east outside town off Highway 82 towards Hattiesburg highway 1 exit ramp off 82 towards Collins Road turn right onto Collins Road then left onto Oxford Street where there will be signs indicating that this road leads directly into downtown Oxford's historic district.