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Michigan State University School Information

School Facts

  • Operating Status: Currently operating

    Campus: Main campus (and distance learning)

    Institution Type: 1

  • Degree Type:

    Distance Education: On-campus and Online

Admissions

71%

39%

Admission Selectivity and Test Scores
SAT

13%

Average SAT Score Range

  • 1,430-1,840
  • 1,635

  • Average Score

ACT

80%

Average ACT Score

  • 23-29
  • 26

  • Average Score

Admission Requirement
AP Credits
Yes

Academics

Graduation Rate
  • 53%

  • 79%

  • 81%

Degree Details

Available Fields of Study and Degrees

  • > Accounting Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Advertising Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > African-American/Black Studies
  • > Agricultural Business and Management, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Agricultural Communication/Journalism Bachelor's Program
  • > Agricultural Economics Master's Program
  • > Agricultural Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Agricultural Teacher Education
  • > American/United States Studies/Civilization Master's Program
  • > Animal Sciences, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
  • > Anthropology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Applied Mathematics, General Master's Program
  • > Arabic Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Art History, Criticism and Conservation Bachelor's Program
  • > Art Teacher Education Bachelor's Program
  • > Art/Art Studies, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Astrophysics Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Athletic Training/Trainer Bachelor's Program
  • > Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Biochemistry Bachelor's Program
  • > Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Biological and Physical Sciences Bachelor's Program
  • > Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Biomedical Sciences, General Master's Program
  • > Botany/Plant Biology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Business Administration and Management, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Business/Commerce, General Master's Program
  • > Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology Master's Program
  • > Chemical Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Chemical Physics Bachelor's Program
  • > Chemistry, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Child Development Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Chinese Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Civil Engineering, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Clinical/Medical Social Work Master's Program
  • > Communications Technology/Technician Bachelor's Program
  • > Computational Mathematics Bachelor's Program
  • > Computer and Information Sciences, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Computer Engineering, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Conducting Master's Program
  • > Construction Engineering Technology/Technician Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
  • > Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Master's Program
  • > Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Curriculum and Instruction Master's Program
  • > Dairy Science
  • > Dietetics/Dietitian Bachelor's Program
  • > Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Economics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Education, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Education, Other
  • > Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness Bachelor's Program
  • > Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities Bachelor's Program
  • > Educational Leadership and Administration, General Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Educational Psychology
  • > Educational Statistics and Research Methods
  • > Educational/Instructional Technology Master's Program
  • > Electrical and Electronics Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Electrician
  • > Engineering Mechanics Master's Program
  • > Engineering, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Engineering, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > English/Language Arts Teacher Education Master's Program
  • > Entomology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Environmental Biology Bachelor's Program
  • > Environmental Design/Architecture Master's Program
  • > Environmental Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Environmental Toxicology
  • > Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering Master's Program
  • > Epidemiology Master's Program
  • > Family and Community Services Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • > Family Systems Master's Program
  • > Fashion/Apparel Design Bachelor's Program
  • > Finance, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Food Science Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Forensic Science and Technology Master's Program
  • > Forestry, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > French Language and Literature Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Genetics, General Master's Program
  • > Geographic Information Science and Cartography Bachelor's Program
  • > Geography Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Geology/Earth Science, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Geophysics and Seismology Bachelor's Program
  • > German Language and Literature Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Health Communication Master's Program
  • > Higher Education/Higher Education Administration Master's Program
  • > Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Master's Program
  • > Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • > History Teacher Education Master's Program
  • > History, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other Master's Program
  • > Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
  • > Horticultural Science Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Hospitality Administration/Management, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Human Development and Family Studies, General Master's Program
  • > Human Nutrition Master's Program
  • > Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Humanities/Humanistic Studies Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Information Science/Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Interior Design Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > International Relations and Affairs Bachelor's Program
  • > International/Global Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Japanese Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Jazz/Jazz Studies Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Journalism Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Keyboard Instruments Master's Program
  • > Kinesiology and Exercise Science Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Labor and Industrial Relations Master's Program
  • > Labor Studies
  • > Landscape Architecture Bachelor's Program
  • > Landscaping and Groundskeeping
  • > Large Animal/Food Animal and Equine Surgery and Medicine Master's Program
  • > Linguistics Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Marketing Research Master's Program
  • > Marketing/Marketing Management, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling Master's Program
  • > Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • > Materials Engineering Bachelor's Program
  • > Materials Science Master's Program
  • > Mathematics Teacher Education Master's Program
  • > Mathematics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Medicine
  • > Merchandising and Buying Operations Bachelor's Program
  • > Microbiology, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Molecular Genetics Bachelor's Program
  • > Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Music Pedagogy Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Music Performance, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Music Theory and Composition Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Music Therapy/Therapist Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Music, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Musicology and Ethnomusicology Master's Program
  • > Natural Resource Economics Bachelor's Program
  • > Natural Resources Management and Policy Master's Program
  • > Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • > Neuroscience Master's Program
  • > Nursing Science
  • > Nutrition Sciences Bachelor's Program
  • > Operations Management and Supervision
  • > Organizational Behavior Studies
  • > Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy
  • > Packaging Science Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Pathology/Experimental Pathology Master's Program
  • > Pharmacology and Toxicology Master's Program
  • > Philosophy Bachelor's Program
  • > Physical Sciences Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Physics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Physiology, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Plant Genetics Master's Program
  • > Plant Pathology/Phytopathology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Plant Sciences, General
  • > Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Pre-Law Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Pre-Veterinary Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing Bachelor's Program
  • > Psychology, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Public Administration Bachelor's Program
  • > Public Health, General Master's Program
  • > Public Policy Analysis, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Public Relations/Image Management Master's Program
  • > Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management Bachelor's Program
  • > Radio and Television Bachelor's Program
  • > Reading Teacher Education Master's Program
  • > Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
  • > Religion/Religious Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods Master's Program
  • > Rhetoric and Composition Master's Program
  • > Russian Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > School Psychology Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Master's Program
  • > Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • > Social Sciences, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Social Work Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Sociology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Soil Science and Agronomy, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Soil Sciences, Other
  • > Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Special Education and Teaching, General Master's Program
  • > Speech Communication and Rhetoric Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Statistics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor Master's Program
  • > Turf and Turfgrass Management
  • > Veterinary Medicine
  • > Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant Bachelor's Program
  • > Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor Master's Program
  • > Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Women's Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Zoology/Animal Biology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program

Tuition, Cost and Financial Aid

  • Undergraduate Tuition
    • In-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $13,954.00

    • Out-of-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $35,516.00

Financial Aid — Freshmen Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 5,130 65% - $1,735.00
Grant Aid 3,886 49% $38,807,108.00 $8,563.00
Student Loan - 42% $142,690.00 $4,725.00
Financial Aid — Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 19,382 51% $188,924,129.00 $9,747.00
Pell Grant Aid 8,623 23% $36,667,220.00 $4,252.00
Student Loan 17,596 46% $128,643,231.00 $7,311.00
Net Price
Year Income < 30K Income 30K — 48K Income 48K — 75K Income 75K — 110K Income > 110K
2014-2015 $6,434.00 $11,999.00 $17,744.00 $21,775.00 $23,569.00
2013-2014 $6,293.00 $13,088.00 $18,402.00 $21,666.00 $22,643.00
2012-2013 $6,394.00 $11,942.00 $18,188.00 $20,883.00 $22,069.00

Students

Student-Faculty Ratio

17 : 1

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Endowment per FTE Enrollment

$55,325

per student

Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2014 - 2015

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