University Description

Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU, The Valley or Valley) is a public historically black university in Mississippi Valley State, Mississippi, adjacent to Itta Bena, Mississippi.. Read More

University History

The institution, which opened in 1950, was created by the Mississippi Legislature as Mississippi Vocational College. The legislation to form the institution was signed into law by Governor Thomas L. Bailey on April 5, 1946.
Graduation Rate: 60% Acceptance Rate: 83% Student Faculty Ratio: 15:1 School Setting: Rural Notable Alumni: Jerry Rice,Willie Totten,George Ivory,Deacon Jones,Ashley Ambrose,Parnell Dickinson,Alphonso Ford,Ricky Feacher,Melvin Morgan,Ted Washington Sr.,Corey Holmes,Patricia Hoskins

Academic Programs

  • Accounting
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • General Biology
  • General Business Administration and Management
  • General Chemistry
  • General Computer and Information Sciences
  • General English Language and Literature
  • General Mathematics
  • General Music
  • General Political Science and Government
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Sport and Fitness Administration
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • General Biology
  • General Business Administration and Management
  • General Computer and Information Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Criminal Justice and Safety Studies
  • General History
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Accounting
  • General History
  • General Mathematics
  • General Visual and Performing Arts
  • Criminal Justice and Safety Studies
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • General Business Administration and Management
  • Environmental Health
  • Preschool Education and Teaching
  • English Teacher Education
  • General Computer and Information Sciences
  • General English Language and Literature
  • Preschool Education and Teaching
  • General Computer and Information Sciences
  • General Computer and Information Sciences
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • General Chemistry
  • General Political Science and Government
  • Sociology
  • General Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • General Political Science and Government
  • Social Work
  • Accounting
  • Criminal Justice and Safety Studies
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Teacher Education
  • General Biology
  • General History
  • General Political Science and Government
  • General Visual and Performing Arts
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sport and Fitness Administration
  • Other Subject Area Teacher Education and Professional Development
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Sport and Fitness Administration
  • Criminal Justice and Safety Studies
  • General Business Administration and Management
  • General English Language and Literature
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Public Relations and Image Management
  • Environmental Health
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • English Teacher Education
  • General Music
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • General Business Administration and Management
  • General English Language and Literature
  • General History
  • General Mathematics
  • Sociology
  • Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Other Subject Area Teacher Education and Professional Development
  • Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • General Business Administration and Management
  • General Special Education and Teaching
  • Sport and Fitness Administration
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • General Business Administration and Management
  • General Special Education and Teaching
  • Multiple Levels Teacher Education
  • Public Administration
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • General Human Services
  • General Business Administration and Management
  • Public Administration
  • Public Administration
  • Environmental Health
  • Public Administration
  • General Special Education and Teaching
  • Bioinformatics
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • General Special Education and Teaching
  • Sport and Fitness Administration
  • Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • Sport and Fitness Administration
  • General Human Services
  • General Business Administration and Management
  • Public Relations and Image Management
  • Environmental Health
  • General Business Administration and Management
  • Multiple Levels Teacher Education
  • Public Administration
  • General Human Services
  • Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • Bioinformatics
  • Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration
  • Public Relations and Image Management
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Sports Offered

  • Baseball (M)
  • Basketball (M)
  • Cross Country (M)
  • Football (M)
  • Tennis (M)
  • Track and Filed (M) Basketball (W)
  • Cross Country (W)
  • Soccer (W)
  • Softball (W)
  • Tennis (W)
  • Track and Field (W)
  • Volleyball (W)
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Greek Life

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority
  • Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity
  • Delta Sigma Theta sorority
  • Iota Phi Theta fraternity
  • Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity
  • Omega Psi Phi fraternity
  • Phi Beta Sigma fraternity
  • Sigma Gamma Rho sorority
  • Zeta Phi Beta sorority
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