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Minnesota State University Moorhead, formerly Moorhead State University and founded in 1885, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 116-acre campus is located in Moorhead, one mile east of Fargo, N.D.

Website: www.mnstate.edu/

Public
Co-ed
4,828
Undergraduate
Students
(60.6%) 2,924 Women
(39.4%) 1,904 Men
1,032
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 4,204 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.37
SAT Math
470-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
450-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,434
Out-of-state: $29,844
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,572
Out-of-state: $15,982
Room and Board
$9,280
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$2,986
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,205
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
220
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Moorhead Population
39,398
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
25% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
2% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
4.1% Black/African-American
3.5% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
84.1% White
1.5% Unknown
International Students
5.8% from 46 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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