Application Procedure

In order to fulfill the admission requirements, the applicant must submit the following documents to the Office of the Graduate School, P.O. BOX G, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762.

  1. Application for admission to the Graduate School.
  2. Transcripts from former institutions attended.
  3. Scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test for Ph.D. students.
  4. Either a TOEFL score or an IELTS score for international students (with some exceptions).

The GRE and TOEFL are administered on the MSU campus by the Office of Assessment and Testing Services, on regularly scheduled dates. Application forms for the tests, the deadlines for filing applications and the testing dates may be obtained from that office. The mailing address is Office of Assessment and Testing Services, P.O. Box 9747, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, and the campus location is 195 Magruder Street.