78%

Acceptance Rate

$12,436

Avg.Financial Aid

002290

FAFSA Code

About Michigan State University (MSU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

50,351

Website

https://www.msu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Michigan State University(MSU) is a public university which was founded in 1855 and is located at East Lansing, Michigan and has approximately 19,600 acres of land throughout Michigan which are used for research and education on agricultural and natural resources. It was founded as the Agriculture College of the state of Michigan and is considered as one of the country first institution of higher education to teach scientific agriculture.

Some of the notable alumni who graduated from the Michigan State University include Gretchen Whitmer, Wallace B. Jefferson, Lee Wan-Koo and among others.

The total population of the university is 50,340 with 43,695 full-time and 6,645 part-time students. The university is known to have one of the largest intramural sports programs in the nation.

  • The acceptance rate of the university is 78%.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 16:1.

  • The total graduation rate of the university is 78%.

  • The accreditation to the university is given by Higher Learning Commission(HLC).

Online Education at MSU

The university offers various online courses and the students can study from anywhere in the world. The programs are flexible and can be completed as per the student’s convenience.

  • The university offers 98 online programs across 18 disciplines. Some of the MSU Majors are Criminal Justice, Nursing, Business Management, Behavioral Sciences, and Literature.

  • The programs are accredited and transfer of credits can be done easily.


Reviews

Some of the reviews posted by the students are:

  • The professors are very helpful and easily available.

  • The workload is not too much and the students learn real-life skills.

  • The campus is very good and the university provides the students with a lot of facilities.

  • The value of the degree is highly remarkable.

Location & Contact

Address

N/A

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5173551855
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

Michigan State University rankings according to the US News and World Reports are:

  • The university is ranked at #84 position in 'National Universities'.

  • Secured #52 in 'Best Schools for Veterans'.

  • The university is ranked at the 168th position in 'Best Value Schools'.

  • The university is ranked at the 42nd position in 'Most Innovative Schools'.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

2021-02-01

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

78%

SAT Range

1110 - 1310

ACT Range

23 - 29

Application Fee

$65

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Wondering on getting seat at Michigan State University(MSU) as the university has a history of over 150 years. While if we look at the acceptance rate of the university it is 78%. So getting accepted by the university is quite easy. The students just have to take care about the admission process and the admission requirements of the university. Be very sure about the admission requirements of the university as the acceptance and rejection depends on how strongly you meet the admission requirements of the university.

For admission at Michigan State University, students can apply through MSU online application, Common Application, or Coalition Application. Submit the required documents depending upon the course or program selected by the candidate as the general SAT range is 1110-1310 and the average ACT range is between 23-29. The last date to apply for the admission application through any medium is February 1st.

To know more about the admission process and admission requirements visit the admissions page.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,227

Average Annual Cost

$14,460

Books And Supplies

$1,108

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,322

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,972

Total One Year Cost

$28,862

The annual cost to attend the university includes the tuition cost, books and supplies, living cost, budget for other expenses and various other expenses are included in it. Students should have in-depth knowledge about the cost to attend Michigan State University and arrange the funds for the same accordingly.

If we look at the average net price of the university it stands at $16,227 and the average annual cost for tuition comes around $14,460.

The total one year cost on an average of the university amounts to $28,862.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctoral

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

92%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

58%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$8,745

Faculty Overview

58%

Male Professors

42%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

573 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

530 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

495 Graduates

Economics

463 Graduates

Biology, General

367 Graduates

Psychology, General

359 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

330 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

306 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

261 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

256 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

252 Graduates

Engineering-Related Fields

237 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

213 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

210 Graduates

Education, General

165 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

162 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

160 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

153 Graduates

Marketing

152 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

133 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

130 Graduates

Animal Sciences

129 Graduates

Journalism

122 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

119 Graduates

Sociology

114 Graduates

Political Science and Government

111 Graduates

Engineering, General

109 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

108 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

103 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

102 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

89 Graduates

Mathematics

83 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

79 Graduates

Soil Sciences

77 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

74 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

73 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

71 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

69 Graduates

Chemistry

68 Graduates

Civil Engineering

67 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

62 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

60 Graduates

Agricultural Engineering

59 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

59 Graduates

Social Work

58 Graduates

Music

56 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

56 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

55 Graduates

History

52 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

52 Graduates

Anthropology

51 Graduates

International/Global Studies

51 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

48 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

47 Graduates

Genetics

45 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

45 Graduates

Physics

45 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

45 Graduates

Computer Engineering

44 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

42 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

42 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

36 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

31 Graduates

Plant Sciences

31 Graduates

Materials Engineering

29 Graduates

Engineering, Other

27 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

25 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

23 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

23 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

23 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

22 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

22 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

21 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

21 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

20 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

20 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis

20 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

19 Graduates

Statistics

19 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

18 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

17 Graduates

Forestry

17 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

15 Graduates

Botany/Plant Biology

13 Graduates

Landscape Architecture

13 Graduates

Philosophy

12 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

11 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

10 Graduates

City/Urban, Community and Regional...

10 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

10 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

10 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

7 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

6 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

5 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

5 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

4 Graduates

Electrical and Power Transmission I...

3 Graduates

Physical Sciences

3 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

2 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

39,423

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

22%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

68% White

1% Unknown

7% Black

5% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

10% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

14%

Out Of State

77%

In State

9%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$72,140 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

39%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,292/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,030/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,030/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Spartans

School Colors

green and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Big Ten Conference

Total Male Athletes

371

Total Female Athletes

342

Intramural Sports

23

Sports Club

50

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Golf

Gymnastics

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,522 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At MSU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 49% male and 51% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$41,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$53,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$7,250

$30,650

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$75 - 318

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

48%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,436

Students Receiving Federal Grants

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,380

Students Receiving State Aid

8%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,254

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

45%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,407

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$21,748

$30K - $48K

$13,451

$48K - $75K

$7,713

$75K - $110K

$3,032

> $110K

$984

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$136,593,777

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$82,303,004

The university is providing financial aid to the students to fulfill their financial requirements. The aids are in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study. The eligibility criteria differ for each. Grants and scholarships are awarded to the students based on their merit, financial backgrounds, residential status and other factors as such. Grants and scholarships need not be paid back.

The students looking for financial assistance can fill in the FAFSA forms with the FAFSA/Federal school code 002290.

  • Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Direct PLUS Loans, and Federal Work-Study.

  • Institutional Grants include MSU Assistance Grant, MSU Spartan Advantage Program, MSU Student Aid Grant and MSU Child Care Grant.

  • Military Aid includes Post 9/11 Gl Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program and the Tuition Assistance Program.

  • Michigan University Scholarships includes MSU Detroit Compact Scholarship, MSU Wade McCree Jr. Incentive Scholarship, MSU National Merit Scholarship, Merit Recognition Scholarship, Alumni Distinguished Scholarship, and Michigan Competitive Scholarship.

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