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 business, engineering professors listed among most cited researchers in the world
Two Mississippi State professors have been recognized among the most-cited researchers in the world in the fields of business and economics, and…
November 22, 2022
MSU geosciences faculty member awarded part of $17.5 million to study air-ocean-wave interaction in tropical cyclones
November 16, 2022