A Top 100 Research Institution
A Carnegie Foundation R1-Very High Research Activity Doctoral University, Mississippi State is ranked among the National Science Foundation’s top 100 research institutions. As the Magnolia State’s leading research university, MSU’s research expenditures totaled nearly $241 million in FY 2017, accounting for more than half of the total in research and development expenditures reported by all Mississippi institutions. This research activity is playing an ever-increasing role in Mississippi’s overall economic development efforts. MSU is a recognized leader in a number of disciplines, and well known for innovative partnerships, real-world impact, and offering undergraduate and graduate students unique research opportunities.
What's happening with our research
MSU researchers secure NSF grant to study emotion, information spread during COVID-19 pandemic
A Mississippi State University research team is using nearly $300,000 from the National Science Foundation to study the intersection of human…
November 22, 2023
Newest Dean’s Eminent Scholars reflect ‘thriving academic community’ in MSU College of Arts and Sciences
November 16, 2023