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Best Values in Colleges

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Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)


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Michigan State University is ranked 41 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 13%
Applicants who took ACT 80%

SAT Verbal Score

700+6%
600-69918%
600+24%

SAT Math Score

700+22%
600-69935%
600+57%

ACT Score

30-3614%
24-2959%
24+73%

Students applied30,224
Students admitted21,327
Admission rate71%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate53%
6-year graduation rate79%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$12,863
Fees$0
Room and board$8,806
Estimated book expense$1,044
Total cost$22,713

Cost after need-based aid$13,688
Cost after non-need-based aid$16,157

Average debt at graduation$25,821

Out of State

Tuition$33,750
Fees$0
Room and board$8,806
Estimated book expense$1,044
Total cost$43,600

Cost after need-based aid$34,575
Cost after non-need-based aid$37,044

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met61%
Average need-based aid$9,025
Average non-need-based aid$6,556

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment37,454

Full-Time

Men16,952
Women17,344

Part-Time

Men1,739
Women1,419

Freshmen retained91%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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