Minnesota State University Moorhead

Moorhead, Minnesota
4-year Public university

Overview

Minnesota State University Mooehead is a public institution established in 1887 with city setting located at Moorhead. It is ranked 118 in Regional Universities Midwest in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. It practices semester based academic calender.

#118 in Regional Universities Midwest
Setting
Urban
Location Moorhead, Minnesota
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1887
Selectivity Low
Size Medium
5,130 Undergraduates

Learning

19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$28,158
Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
$15,240
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $8,467
Outstate Tuition Fee $15,876
Room and Board Fees $8,282
$38,000 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

60% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$20 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.54 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Optional
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Does not accept CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

61 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, MELAB, ELS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
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Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Feb
15
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$2,706 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$2,500 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $28,158
99% Students with need received Financial Aid
--% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Distinguished Dragon
Total Worth $8,000 over four years
Eligibility New first-year students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens who are admitted
Minimum Criteria 28+ ACT and 3.75 GPA
Requirement for maintenance 3.50 cumulative GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Moorhead Achieve
Total Worth $1,500 per year
Eligibility New first-year students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens who are admitted
Minimum Criteria 26+ ACT and 3.50 GPA
Requirement for maintenance 3.50 cumulative GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
University
Total Worth $1,000 per year
Eligibility New first-year students who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens who are admitted
Minimum Criteria 21+ ACT and 3.50 GPA
Requirement for maintenance 3.50 cumulative GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Access, Opportunity and Success Diversity Scholarship
Total Worth $4,000 ($2,000 per semester)
Details New freshman and new transfer students admitted to MSUM from an underrepresented or undeserved population may apply to receive the scholarship in the first semester if one of the following conditions is met
Anjali Lall Pre-Medical Scholarship
Total Worth --
Details The recipient will be properly enrolled as a fulltime student at MSU Moorhead during the actual disbursement of the award and have a declared major in the College of Science, Health, and the Environment with a GPA of at least 3.5 upon receiving this scholarship

Students

5,130 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
75% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
46% Students graduate within 6 years