Minnesota State University—Moorhead

Moorhead, MN

Minnesota State University—Moorhead

Moorhead, MN

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Tuition & Fees

$8,980

$16,612

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
550
75th
580
25th
530
75th
25
25th
18
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,436
Declined 1,252
Total Received 3,688
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Public

5,765

undergraduate students

1,617

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,382
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
65%
Bottom 1/2
35%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
550
75th
580
25th
530
75th
25
25th
18
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,436
Declined 1,252
Total Received 3,688

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Aid

83%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$4,360

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,632
Room $6,314
Board $3,342
Additional fees $1,348
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $19,636
Average Financial Aid - $4,360
Total with Avg. Aid $15,276

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,316,142
State $3,162,914
Institutional $96,000
Other external $147,281
Total $9,722,337

Non-need-based

Federal $585,833
State $159,406
Institutional $2,081,543
Other external $1,102,856
Total $3,929,638

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 593-7246
F: 218 477-2058
finaid@mnstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, fencing, lacrosse, rugby, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, fencing, lacrosse, rugby, soccer

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, football, ice hockey, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance. yes
Accounting. yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Advertising. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Broadcast Journalism. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Commercial and Advertising Art. yes
Computer Science. yes
Construction Management, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Digital Arts. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Earth Science Teacher Education. yes
East Asian Studies. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes
Gerontology. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes
History, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Management Science. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Management. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Musical Theatre. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes
Philosophy. yes
Photojournalism. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Project Management. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Recording Arts Technology/Technician. yes
School Psychology. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Elementary Inclusive Education
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

7,382

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

5,765
students

Female
62%
3,546

Male
38%
2,219

22%

1,617
students

Female
69%
1,113

Male
31%
504

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

4,003
students

Female
60%
2,415

Male
40%
1,588

31%

1,762
students

Female
64%
1,131

Male
36%
631

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 58
Countries most often represented Ethiopia
Ghana
Japan
Nepal
Nigeria
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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