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Michigan State University

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Acceptance Rate 71 %
SAT Average 1,210
Tuition & Fees $39,766
($14,460)
Student Population 50,351
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,564

Academic Overview

Michigan State University Campus, East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University is a public, 4 or more 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 2021 tuition & fees are $14,460 for Michigan residents and $39,766 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 50,351 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 71% and the graduation rate is 81% 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.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Michigan State University are $14,460 for Michigan residents and $39,766 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $18,858 for in-state students and $37,056 for out-of-state students.
Michigan State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate$14,460$39,766
Graduate$18,858$37,056
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at MSU. The acceptance rate of MSU is 71% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 28%. The average graduation rate is 81% and the transfer-out rate is 11%. The average received amount of financial aid is $11,564 and 53% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 50,351 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 71 %.
Acceptance Rate
71%
Graduation Rate for Michigan State University is 81 %
Graduation Rate
81%
Transfer-out Rate for Michigan State University is 11 %
Transfer-out Rate
11%
Retention Rate for Michigan State University is 92 %
Retention Rate
92%
Student Population for Michigan State University is 50,351
Student Population
50,351
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 $11,564 at Michigan State University.
Financial Aid Amount
$11,564

Offered Degrees

MSU offers 384 major programs through online and on-site education where 19 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 certificate110
Bachelor's Degree1190
Post Bachelor's Degree290
Master's Degree12619
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship930
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