Michigan State University

Acceptance Rate 83.25 %
SAT Average 1,210
Tuition & Fees $40,562
Student Population 49,695
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,721

Academic Overview

Michigan State University Campus, East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University is a public, four-years institute located in East Lansing, Michigan. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $14,750 for Michigan residents and $40,562 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 49,695 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 83.25% and the graduation rate is 82% last year.
The salary after graduation from Michigan State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $63,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, MSU's tuition & fees is $14,750 for Michigan residents and $40,562 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $19,714 for in-state students and $38,638 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at MSU. The acceptance rate of MSU is 83.25% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21.89%. The average graduation rate is 82% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,721 and 60% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 49,695 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Michigan State University is 83.25 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Michigan State University is 82 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Michigan State University is 91 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Michigan State University is 49,695
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Michigan State University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,721 at Michigan State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressEast Lansing, MI 48824-1046
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.msu.edu/apply/default.aspx
Financial Aidhttps://www.finaid.msu.edu/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://msu.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionhttps://reg.msu.edu/ROInfo/VeteranInfo.aspx
Disability Servicehttps://www.rcpd.msu.edu/services

Offered Degrees

MSU offers 419 major programs through online and on-site education where 30 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate120
Bachelor's Degree1230
Post Bachelor's Degree4521
Master's Degree1369
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship970
Doctor's degree - professional practice50

Special Learning Opportunities

Michigan State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:17,547)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,030)

Veterans Benefits

Michigan State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges