The Mississippi State University of Agriculture and Applied Science, commonly known as Mississippi State University, is a land-grant university in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, United States, partially in the town of Starkville and mostly in an unincorporated area.
In law, an unincorporated area or unincorporated community is a region of land that is not governed by its own local municipal corporation, but rather is administered as part of larger administrative divisions, such as a township, parish, borough, county, city, canton, state, province or country.
The United States of America, commonly referred to as the United States or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
A land-grant university is an institution of higher education in the United States designated by a state to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890.
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Mississippi State, Mississippi is the official designation for the area that encompasses the university.
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It is classified in the category of "R2: Doctoral Universities – Higher Research Activity" by the Carnegie Foundation.
The university has campuses in Starkville, Meridian, Biloxi, and Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States.