Points of Pride

  • Mississippi State serves as the national lead university for the FAA Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, putting MSU on the cutting edge of this new era of research, development and integration into the nation’s airspace.
  • Solutions to world hunger and poverty are within reach at Mississippi State, where globally diversified teams are combining forces with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to eliminate starvation in developing countries.
  • Among the nation’s top three cyber security degree programs, Mississippi State is preparing students to halt malicious attacks on the internet.
  • Mississippi State’s meteorology program is among the nation’s best with more than one third of today’s TV broadcast meteorologists having trained at MSU.
  • Mississippi State is home to the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library and is one of only five universities in the U.S. to house a presidential library.