MSU-Meridian was founded in 1972; we will celebrate 40 years of service in 2012.
Students from Lauderdale County, 37 other Mississippi counties, and Alabama attend MSU-Meridian.
MSU-Meridian is accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, the Council of Social Work Education, and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
For information on Mississippi State University accreditation click here: http://www.provost.msstate.edu/about/accreditation/.
Approximately 44% of MSU-Meridian students receive some type of financial aid.
MSU-Meridian offers community college transfer scholarships and several other academic scholarships that range from $250 per year to full tuition coverage.