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The Campus

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University is a comprehensive, doctoral degree-granting institution with a nationally and internationally diverse student body of over 22,000 students.

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The University

The 4,200 acre campus is located in Starkville, a small town in the eastern part of north-central Mississippi. The Starkville community has many intellectual, cultural, and recreational opportunities, including theaters, art galleries, and restaurants, The Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, and Tombigbee National Forest.

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Forestry Department

The Department of Forestry consists of about 17 full-time faculty, as well as staff, graduate students working toward MS and PhD degrees, and undergraduate students. The Department is housed in Thompson Hall, an 84,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art facility, which houses classrooms, laboratories, and offices. The Department of Forestry and Mississippi State University have many resources – greenhouse space, computer facilities, recreational facilities, library, and student union – all of which are available to REU participants.