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Minnesota State University Moorhead
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  • 4 Year
  • MOORHEAD, MN

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Minnesota State - Moorhead is a public university located in Moorhead, Minnesota in the Fargo Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,787 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Minnesota State - Moorhead acceptance rate is 65%. Popular majors include Business, Elementary Education, and Nursing. Graduating 53% of students, Minnesota State - Moorhead alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,400.

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1104 SEVENTH AVENUE SOUTH
MOORHEAD, MN 56563
About Minnesota State - Moorhead...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference

Minnesota State University Moorhead Rankings

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MSU Moorhead Admissions

Acceptance Rate
65%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
930-1220
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$16,589 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,894 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 58 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 57 responses
72%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 57 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
10
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
5
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    52%
  • Online
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,787 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
886
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Involved
    37%
  • Balanced
    26%
  • Independent
    16%
  • Artistic
    11%
  • Emotionally and mentally exhausted
    5%
  • Outgoing
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 53 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 69 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Small but efficient
    58%
  • Engaging
    19%
  • Cozy
    6%
  • In a state of change.
    6%
  • Family
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Professors; passionate but higher-ups; greedy
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 28 responses

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