Michigan State University Comparison

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Michigan State University
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Location East Lansing, MI
Setting Rural Fringe
Students 49,695
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $14,460
Tuition (Out of State) $39,766
Room & Board $10,522
Avg Net Price $16,655
Avg Grant Aid $12,786
% Receiving Grant Aid 67%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 76.3%
Avg High School GPA 3.74
Admissions Standards Difficult
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 23/29
SAT Range 1100/1300
Application Deadline


Graduation Rate 77%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $60,000
Making Student Loan Payments 68%
Median Student Loan Debt $25,484
Median Loan Payment $263
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/