Points of Pride

  • Mississippi State is the national lead university for the FAA’s Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and is home to the FAA’s official UAS Safety Research Facility.
  • For more than two decades, Mississippi State has been ranked in the top 5 percent for agricultural sciences research by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
  • As one of only six universities in the U.S. to house a presidential library, Mississippi State is home to the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library.
  • One in three of today’s on-air broadcast meteorologists is a graduate of Mississippi State’s nationally recognized meteorology program.
  • Mississippi State ranks No. 6 in the world for the impact of its entrepreneurship research by the Journal of Small Business.