B.Sc. On Campus


Mississippi State University

48 months
25444 USD/year
25444 USD/year
9398 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior. The Department of Psychology at Mississippi State University houses both undergraduate and doctoral degrees in psychology. 


We have over 500 undergraduate majors and 40 Ph.D. students in the department. Our faculty conduct both basic science and applied research supported by grants from various federal agencies and foundations.

Key facts:

The Department of Psychology at Mississippi State University is celebrating our 50th anniversary this year! During this time, the department has seen tremendous growth and is now one of the largest departments in the College of Arts and Sciences at Mississippi State. The Department also houses a Psychology Clinic that provides scientifically-informed psychological services for the Golden Triangle community. Be sure to check out our clinic page for more information.

Our Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology trains students in a rigorous curriculum that includes required courses in research design, behavioral statistics, biological psychology, cognitive psychology, social psychology, abnormal behavior, learning theory, and developmental psychology. Students also choose a series of electives from a wide range of exciting course offerings that are popular with students across the university. Starting in fall 2018, this degree is also offered via on-line education for students across the globe.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Careers in Psychology 
  • Psychological Statistics 
  • Abnormal Psychology 
  • Experimental Psychology 
  • Psychology of Learning 
  • Social Psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students who are already inside the United States should submit all required materials for admission at least two months prior to the date of expected enrollment. Students who are outside the United States should apply at least four months in advance of enrollment.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Certified, translated copies of all transcripts, mark sheets, and diplomas, in a sealed, stamped envelope from your school.
  • An official ACT score of 20 or higher, official OLD SAT score of 960 or higher, or NEW SAT score of 1030 (only if your GPA is below 3.0 based on our evaluation of your transcripts OR if you are applying for scholarships). 
  • English Proficiency
  • Once you've been admitted, go to the International Student Services website for additional requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25444 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    25444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25444 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9398 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Starkville

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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