60%

Acceptance Rate

$4,802

Avg.Financial Aid

002367

FAFSA Code

About Minnesota State University Moorhead

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,860

Website

www.mnstate.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

Located in Moorhead, MN, Minnesota State University Moorhead is a public university. Minnesota State University Moorhead covers an area of 140 acres. It was in 1887 when the Minnesota State University Moorhead was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Minnesota State University Moorhead has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Sacrifice, Service, Loyalty and its official colors are red, white and grey. In addition to over 4,673 undergraduate students, MSUM also boasts of over 1,074 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 7,534. The school has a total of 396 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Minnesota State University Moorhead is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At MSUM around 80% are white, 5% are Non-resident alien, and 4% are Black or African American. Further, around 82% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 61% of the students are females and 39% are males. In its 133 years of existence, MSUM has produced several known personalities like Kevin Sorbo (Bouncer, Spokesperson), Rick Sanchez (Journalist), Nikita Koloff (Wrestler), and Roger Moe (Politician, Legislator). Sports is an intergral part of any campus, and in this case, the university’s teams are affiliated to NCAA Division II – NSIC. MSUM offers a total of 420 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABA (American Bar Association), ACCE (American Council for Construction Education), and ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association). The total endowment of the Minnesota State University Moorhead is around $29 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

1104 Seventh Avenue South

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8005937246
Fax: 2184772168
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. The ranking of a university is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a university is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Minnesota State University Moorhead does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

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

Rolling Admissions

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

60%

SAT Range

920 - 1190

ACT Range

20 - 25

Application Fee

$20

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $20. The SAT score in the range of 930-1220 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at Minnesota State University Moorhead is 21. However, those getting an ACT score less than 19 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1104 Seventh Avenue South, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563. They can also call them at (800) 593-7246.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$16,397

Average Annual Cost

$7,410

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,086

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

$9,008

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,492

Total One Year Cost

$21,996

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to MSUM are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $26,816 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

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

72%

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

30%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$63

Faculty Overview

50%

Male Professors

50%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Teacher Education and Professional...

143 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

123 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

66 Graduates

Social Work

63 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

54 Graduates

Biology, General

53 Graduates

Psychology, General

52 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

51 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

45 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

39 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

36 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

35 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

35 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

34 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

34 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

30 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

30 Graduates

Computer Science

25 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

21 Graduates

Construction Management

20 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

18 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

18 Graduates

Legal Support Services

18 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

17 Graduates

Political Science and Government

16 Graduates

Publishing

16 Graduates

Anthropology

14 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

13 Graduates

History

12 Graduates

Journalism

12 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

11 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

11 Graduates

International/Global Studies

11 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

10 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

9 Graduates

Music

9 Graduates

Sociology

9 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

8 Graduates

Economics

8 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

8 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

7 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Physics

7 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

6 Graduates

Gerontology

6 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

6 Graduates

Area Studies

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

5 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

5 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

4 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

4 Graduates

Philosophy

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

4 Graduates

Public Health

3 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

1 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

1 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

1 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,828

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

27%

Full-time

81%

Part-time

19%

Students Gender

Male

39%

US National: 44%

Female

61%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

79% White

1% Unknown

4% Black

3% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

31%

Out Of State

66%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$54,641 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

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,950/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,058/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,058/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Dragons

School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference

Total Male Athletes

184

Total Female Athletes

185

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

10

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Cross Country

Football

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

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

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,560 per year for living on campus. The students at Minnesota State University Moorhead have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,058 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 39% and 61%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,600/year

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

$0$100,000

$14,907

$30,750

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.

$155 - 319

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.

78%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,802

Students Receiving Federal Grants

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,474

Students Receiving State Aid

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,787

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

58%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,041

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,251

$30K - $48K

$7,711

$48K - $75K

$6,054

$75K - $110K

$2,197

> $110K

$1,069

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$9,722,337

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,929,638

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at MSUM to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,796, whereas the financial aid is $2,201. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,048, while the institutional aid is $2,201. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Minnesota State University Moorhead amount to $9,722,337 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $3,929,638.

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