You’ve been admitted to Mississippi State, what now?

If you're Interested in Architecture

Complete your additional application by the appropriate deadline. Note: The 2022 School of Architecture application will be available on October 15.

Accept my seat

high school student info.  transfer student info.


If you’re interested in Art

Keep up with happenings in the department.

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If you’re interested in Building Construction Science

Be sure to reach out to make sure you meet the requirements for our first studio.

Review our computer requirements.

If you’re interested in Interior Design

You might be interested in attending our summer camp.

Learn more about iDesign

Apply for Scholarships

To be considered for competitive, leadership and service, and private scholarships at Mississippi State University, the general scholarship application must be submitted. 

Priority Deadlines

Incoming Freshmen: December 1 (for the following academic yr.)
Entering Transfer Students and Current Mississippi State Students: March 1 (for the following academic yr.)

Scholarships and how to apply

Fill out your financial Aid Applications

Federal student financial aid applicants looking for grants, loans, and work study should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1st of the fall prior to the year they plan to enroll at MSU. MSU's Federal School Code is 002423.

State student financial aid applicants (Mississippi residents only) should also submit the online state aid application as soon as possible after January 1st of the year they plan to start school. Many aid programs are available through this application process

Learn more about financial aid at Mississippi State

If you haven’t done so already, come visit us!

We would love to get to know you.

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Meet Your Advisor

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Dr. George Ford

  • Director
  • Building Construction Science
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Audra Gines

  • Academic Advisor
  • Art
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Dr. Beth Miller

  • Department Head
  • Interior Design
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Laura Mitchell

  • Admissions/Advising Coordinator
  • Architecture

Start purchasing your required tools, materials, and technology

Be sure to reach out to the appropriate contact in each major before you begin to purchase materials to confirm the list is up-to-date. A number of vendors in Starkville offer packages and discounts, and we can help point you in the right direction.

I plan to major in...

Architecture Art Building Construction Science Interior Design

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How do I “confirm” that I plan to attend Mississippi State University?

Register for orientation!

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