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Representing the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions, Mississippi State University is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity university. Also a National Science Foundation "Top 100" research university, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we're driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels.
What's happening with our faculty
MSU Student Association hosts ‘Fondest Memories Cling to Thee’ Homecoming Week
Mississippi State’s Student Association is kicking off multiple events celebrating this year’s Homecoming Week, Oct. 3-8.
September 28, 2022
MSU English faculty member one of three on shortlist for $100K Nigerian literature prize
September 27, 2022
Mississippi State University releases celebration hybrid bermudagrass
Mississippi State University’s Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station officially released Celebration Hybrid™ Bermudagrass (experimental name…
September 23, 2022