Application Process

If interested in the Summer Developmental Program, please take the following steps:

  • Complete the admissions process through the Office of Admissions to determine if you qualify for regular admission or consideration for the Summer Developmental Program.
  • Complete an application for the Summer Developmental Program and return it to:

Mississippi Valley State University
University College
Emerging Scholars Program
14000 Highway 82 W, MVSU 7232
Itta Bena, MS 38941

  • Application forms must be returned no later than May 31, 2024.
  • Schedule an appointment to take the ACCUPLACER exam at MVSU or a state institution near you.
  • Admission is limited. Qualified applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • All required documents (final transcript, shot records, etc.) must be submitted before the program begins on June 8, 2020.


  • Must have applied and been denied regular admission to the University.
  • Must be under the age of 21.
  • Must have graduated from high school or earned a GED.
  • Must not have enrolled or attended college prior to application.
  • Must be will to abide by all policies and procedures that govern the program.