Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) – Best Values in Colleges
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Overall Ranking: 328
Public Colleges Ranking: 93 (out of state)
Public Colleges Ranking: 53 (in state)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Freshmen who submitted SAT 60%
Freshmen who submitted ACT 57%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+9%
600-69943%
600+52%

SAT Math Score

700+13%
600-69940%
600+53%

ACT Score

30-3618%
24-2956%
24+74%

Students applied36,143
Students admitted25,860
Admission rate72%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate52%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$14,460
Fees$—
Room and board$10,322
Estimated book expense$1,108
Total cost$25,890

Cost after need-based aid$15,297
Cost after non-need-based aid$15,397

Average debt at graduation$32,310

Out of State

Tuition$39,765
Fees
Room and board$10,322
Estimated book expense$1,108
Total cost$51,195

Cost after need-based aid$40,602
Cost after non-need-based aid$40,702

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$53,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met59%
Average need-based aid$10,593
Average non-need-based aid$10,493

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment38,996

Full-Time

Men17,386
Women18,018

Part-Time

Men1,906
Women1,686

Freshmen retained91%


# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.
† - Percentage of all undergraduates without need who received non-need-based aid.
‡ - Number of students who received non-need-based aid is less than 0.5%.
§ - For non-Mormons; $14,096 for Mormons.
* - All admitted students received a four-year tuition scholarship of $39,400 for the 2018-19 academic year.
& - Includes fees, room and board and estimated book expense.
NA - Not available.
NR – Not ranked.

SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2019 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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