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's Wood writes for The Conversation: 'Why do some hurricanes stall, and why is that so hard to forecast?'
A lot can go wrong when hurricanes stall. Their destructive winds last longer. The storm surge can stay high. And the rain keeps falling.
September 24, 2020
Apply by Oct. 30 for MSU's virtual Three Minute Thesis Competition
Applications are being accepted until Oct. 30 for Mississippi State's 2020 Three Minute Thesis Competition, which will be held virtually.
September 11, 2020