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Michigan State University

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Rating

Public

Type

55,332

Students

$39,766

Tuition

71%

Acceptance

#41

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 163rdin the United States. It has a total of 42,492 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 71.12% acceptance rate. 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 a tuition cost of $14,460 for students from Michigan and $39,766 for those from out-of-state, Michigan State University is quite pricey. 76.24% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $53,600 per year, which is 29% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$39,766/Year
Above Average

Michigan State University

$39,766

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$54,436/year

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

Pay with Financial Aid

$43,070/year

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

8,500

Part-Time

187
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

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

Full-time Retention Rate

91%

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

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%