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Total Enrollment 49,659
Undergraduate 38,574
Graduate 11,085
Men 23,366
Women 26,293

MSU Student Population

There are 49,659 students including 38,574 undergraduate and 11,085 graduate students at Michigan State University for academic year 2021-2022. By attending status, there are 43,142 full-time and 6,517 part-time students with gender distribution of 23,366 male and 26,293 female students. Michigan State University is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 40,974 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

Michigan State University has a total enrollment of 49,659 with a gender distribution of 47.05% male (23,366 students) and 52.95% female (26,293 students). There are 18,668 male and 19,906 female students in undergraduate school and 4,698 male and 6,387 female students are attending graduate school at Michigan State University.
Student Population By Gender
Michigan State University
TotalMenWomen
Total49,65923,36626,293
Undergraduate38,57418,66819,906
Graduate11,0854,6986,387
Full-time43,14220,36122,781
Part-time6,5173,0053,512
[Chart] Michigan State University 2022 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

Michigan State University has 43,142 full-time and 6,517 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 35,062 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 3,512 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 8,080 students are full-time and 3,005 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Michigan State University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total49,65943,1426,517
Undergraduate38,57435,0623,512
Graduate11,0858,0803,005
Men23,36620,3613,005
Women26,29322,7813,512
[Chart] Michigan State University Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At Michigan State University, 3,988 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 33,526 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 49,659 students. In undergraduate schools, 33,374 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 4,140 students are attending some online courses.
2022 Distance Learning Enrollment
Michigan State University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total49,65938,57411,085
Online Exclusively3,9881,6432,345
In Some Online Classes33,52631,7311,795
Not In Online Classes12,1455,2006,945
[Chart] Michigan State University Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Michigan State University. There are 113 American Indian/Native American, 32,759 White, 3,438 Black/African American, 3,538 Asian, 2,985 Hispanic, 28 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 1,201 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Michigan State University
TotalMenWomen
Total49,65923,36626,293
American Indian/Native American1134370
Asian3,5381,7311,807
Black/African American3,4381,3082,130
Hispanic2,9851,2941,691
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander281612
White32,75915,25917,500
Two More1,682724958
Race Un-Known1,010477533
[Chart] Michigan State UniversityRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at Michigan State University.
Age Distribution
Michigan State University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total49,65938,57411,085
Under 187677670
Age 18-1916,44916,4481
Age 20-2116,58716,390197
Age 22-247,3274,1263,201
Age 25-294,8625704,292
Age 30-341,8801281,752
Age 35-3980666740
Age 40-4971457657
Age 50-6425519236
Over 641239
Age Un-Known000
[Chart] Michigan State University 2022 Age Distribution of Enrollment