|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||17:1|
|Dormitory capacity||18,824 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Michigan State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 37,480 applications and 24,641 students were granted admission. Michigan State University is at the #64 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 82% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 13% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||990 to 1260|
|ACT||24 to 29|
Michigan State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $37,890 and in-state students paid $14,062.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 68% of Michigan State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 23% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,595 (which is 3.7% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Michigan State University in 2016-2017, was 3,428, which is 43% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,294 (which is 0.2% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Michigan State University has enrolled a total of 50,340 students (43,695 students full-time and 6,645 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 50,340 students, 1,640 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 48% men and 52% women and 39,090 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 11,250 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 2,339 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 14%
Black/African American: 7%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Michigan State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||14%||5,209||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||11%||4,291||448|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||7%||2,454|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||6%||2,284||0|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences||4%||1,523||0|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||2%||779|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Michigan State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Michigan State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $39,800. Last year, out of the total 7,489 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 7,115 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 8,871 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 8,250 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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