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Michigan State University

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Rating

Public

Type

55,332

Students

$39,766

Tuition

71%

Acceptance

#163

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

East Lansing, MI

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Michigan State University is a very large public university located in East Lansing, MI ranked 163rd in the nation. It has a total of 42,492 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 71.12% of applicants. Michigan State University offers 384 different majors and is best known for its Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management, Pre-Law Studies, and Soil Sciences programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $14,460 for in-state students and $39,766 for those from out-of-state, Michigan State University is quite expensive. 76.24% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to make roughly $53,600 per year, which is 29% above the national median.
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Cost

$39,766
Above Average

Michigan State University

$39,766

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$54,436

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$43,070

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

71%Acceptance
Less Selective

Michigan State University

71%

National

69%
Sat

1100 - 1320

78% of students submit

Admissions Yield

28%

ACT

23 - 28

38% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$65

Students

42,492Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

98%

Part-Time

2%
Male

49%

In-state

83%

Female

51%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

2%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
4% Advertising4% Biology/Biological Sciences, General4% Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management88% Others

4% Advertising

4% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4% Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management

88% Others

Advertising

4%

500 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

4%

473 Graduates

Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management

4%

463 Graduates

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

3%

406 Graduates

Finance, General

3%

400 Graduates

Accounting

3%

369 Graduates

Economics, General

3%

356 Graduates

Psychology, General

3%

352 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

2%

277 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors16:116:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

16

Number of Library Books

3,563,315

Academic Spend per Student

$17,743

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

91%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$41,600/Year

Michigan State University

$41,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$41,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$53,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

76%