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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 minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  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

About

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

It’s time to leave behind everyone else’s expectations for your future – both in and out of the classroom. At Minnesota State University Moorhead, you’ll find the chance to forge your own path. Dynamic learning sets our graduates apart, and we make this quality education accessible by offering in-state tuition rates to all degree-seeking students.

MSU Moorhead is an inclusive university that embraces diversity of ideas and people with our core values of grit, humility and heart. Professors and peers will inspire you to blaze your own trail. Dragons are fiercely loyal and passionate in their pride for the university. You’ll feel that energy and sense of belonging when you step on campus. MSUM’s close-knit, neighborhood campus is warm and familiar, yet also large enough to discover something surprising each day.

Find your kindred spirits and unfollow expectations at MSUM.

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Minnesota State University Moorhead Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
66%
SAT Range
1080-1180
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$17,324 / 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
$4,556 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
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

Iron Sharpens Iron

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MSUM’s innovative and in-demand majors will inspire you. Eclectic programs let you combine what you love: ecology & film, computer science & sustainability, cybersecurity & English. Or discover options not found elsewhere: geospatial analysis, medical physics, art therapy or entertainment industries & technology. Plus, pre-professional programs prepare you for graduate school and beyond.

Online

Online Programs Offered
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
5
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    46%
  • On Campus
    45%
  • Online
    9%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,529 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
916
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
32%
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%
  • Professors; passionate but higher-ups; greedy
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
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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