Minnesota State University Moorhead

Moorhead, MN

Minnesota State University Moorhead

Moorhead, MN

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$8,572

$15,982

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
30%
18-23
59%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,533
Declined 1,671
Total Received 4,204
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Public

4,828

undergraduate students

1,032

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Minnesota State University Moorhead, founded in 1887, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 119-acre campus is located in Moorhead, one mile east of Fargo, ND.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,860
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational

119-acre campus in Moorhead (population: 42,264), one mile from Fargo. Air, bus, and train serve Fargo; smaller airport serves Moorhead.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hector International

Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 Seventh Avenue South
Moorhead, MN
56563

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • NSSLHA / Collegiate SERTOMA
  • Cinethusiasts
  • Student Council for Exceptional Children
  • Education Minnesota Student Program
  • National Society of Leadership and Success

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Welcome Week
  • Opening Football Game
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
66%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
30%
18-23
59%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.37

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,533
Declined 1,671
Total Received 4,204

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

93%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,796

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,410
Room & board $9,280
Additional fees $1,162
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $2,080
Total $20,932
Average Financial Aid - $4,796
Total with Avg. Aid $16,136
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, fencing, lacrosse, rugby, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, fencing, lacrosse, rugby, soccer

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Fencing, Football, Ice hockey, Rock climbing, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Fencing, Football, Ice hockey, Rock climbing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Advertising
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Science
Construction Management
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Digital Arts
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Earth Science Teacher Education
East Asian Studies
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Studies
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Gerontology
Graphic Design
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Information Science/Studies
International/Global Studies
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Science
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Operations Management and Supervision
Philosophy
Photojournalism
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Project Management
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Public Relations/Image Management
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

5,860

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

4,828
students

Female
61%
2,924

Male
39%
1,904

18%

1,032
students

Female
71%
734

Male
29%
298

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

3,895
students

Female
61%
2,358

Male
39%
1,537

20%

933
students

Female
61%
566

Male
39%
367

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

392

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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