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Preparing Students for MSU

This page is dedicated to Advisors and Counselors providing up-to-date information for preparing students to transfer to Mississippi State University in the Bachelor of Applied Science program.

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Counselors and Advisors,

Thank you for the work you do to prepare your students for their transition to Mississippi State University!

The following resources are designed to help you when working with prospective Mississippi State University transfer students. There is even more MSU-related admissions information located on the Office of Admissions and Scholarships website.


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Admissions Requirements

For the Bachelor of Applied Science degree, transfer students must have the following:

  • AAS Degree - Earned an Associate of Applied Science
  • College GPA - 2.0 cumulative GPA on all credit hours*
  • Good Academic Standing

Steps to Enrollment


Complete Application

The application at requires general information, parental/guardian information, and academic information.


Submit Documentation

Request that official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities are sent to the Office of Admissions.

  • Proof of immunity to Rubeola, Rubella, and Mumps
  • Official transcripts from ALL previously attended colleges or universities. Transcripts can be sent from a Transcript Service or by School Officials emailing them to

Pay Application Fee

The $40 non-refundable application fee can be paid by credit card in the application, by phone at 662-325-2224, or by mail.

Application Deadlines

Applications and all official transcripts must be delivered to MSU Admissions by these deadlines for consideration.

Spring Semester

Main Campus, Meridian Campus, and Online Programs


Main Campus, Meridian Campus, and Online Programs

Fall Semester

Main Campus, Meridian Campus, and Online Programs

MSU Visit Opportunities

Campus Visit

The best way for a student to experience Mississippi State University is to visit campus... multiple times! MSU offers campus visit opportunities throughout the year, including targeted programming to assist throughout each stage of a student's college search process. If the date you want is not available, call the MSU Campus Visits Office at (662) 325-0539.

Virtual Visits

For your convenience, we are pleased to offer a variety of virtual experiences for counselors and students interested in learning more about MSU. Within this one hour-long session, you will be able to talk live with an Admissions Counselor, and discuss topics such as our academic programs, student life, housing, and admissions/scholarships processes.

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