Overview

Student Population
50,351
National Rank
#265
Michigan State University overview
 Location East Lansing, Michigan
 Online msu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Michigan State University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in East Lansing, Michigan, Michigan State University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 33,129 prospective students applied, and 25,733 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 8,688 enrolled in the school.  43,863 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,488 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $14,460 plus fees of $0. Michigan State is ranked 265 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Difficult 
Michigan State University overview
SAT 1110/1310
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.62
Applications Accepted
77.7% 
Michigan State University overview
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Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
$14,460
In State Costs for Michigan State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,108
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,322
Budget for Other Expenses$2,972
Total One Year Cost$28,862
Out of State Tuition
$39,766
Out of State Costs for Michigan State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,108
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,322
Budget for Other Expenses$2,972
Total One Year Cost$54,168

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$60,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
77% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Michigan State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 17%
Social Sciences 11%
Communication 11%
Biology 9%
Health Professions 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171100 IPEDS survey data for Michigan State University.