Tuition & Fees

$8,496

$15,906

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
7%
24-29
25%
18-23
51%
12-17
17%
30-36
5%
24-29
37%
18-23
45%
12-17
13%
30-36
5%
24-29
33%
18-23
56%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,657
Declined + 1,743
Total Received 4,400
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Public

5,147

undergraduate students

872

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 6678
ACT 2134

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 6,019
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Moorhead, MN

119-acre campus in Moorhead (population: 42,492), one mile from Fargo. Air, bus, and train serve Fargo; smaller airport serves Moorhead.

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
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
7%
24-29
25%
18-23
51%
12-17
17%
30-36
5%
24-29
37%
18-23
45%
12-17
13%
30-36
5%
24-29
33%
18-23
56%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,657
Declined + 1,743
Total Received 4,400

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Secondary school record
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Thomas Reburn
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 877 678-6463
F: 218 477-4374
admissions@mnstate.edu

Financial Aid

$3,211

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,410
Room $5,950
Board $3,058
Additional fees $1,086
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $18,504
Average Financial Aid - $3,211
Total with Avg. Aid $15,293
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Melissa Dingmann
Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships
melissa.dingmann@mnstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

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 Directors

Doug Peters (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
Mascot
Dragons
School colors
red and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Finance
Advertising
Animation
Anthropology
Art Education
Art History
Athletic Training
Biochemistry/Biotechnology
Biology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration
Business Administration/Health Care Management
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Communication Arts/Literature Education
Communication Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Technology
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counseling/Student Affairs
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Early Childhood Education/Non-licensure
Early Childhood Education/Teaching
Earth Science Education
East Asian Studies
Economics
Education Leadership
Elementary Education
English
English/Mass Communications
Entertainment Technology/Industries
Exercise Science
Film Production
Film Studies
Finance
Geosciences
Gerontology
Graphic Communications
Graphic Design
Health Care Administration
Health Education
Health Services Administration
History
Integrated Advertising/Public Relations
International Studies
Jazz/Commercial Music
Liberal Arts
Life Science Education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Actuarial Science
Multimedia Journalism
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Operations Management
Paralegal
Philosophy
Photojournalism
Physical Education
Physical Education/Teaching
Physics
Physics Education
Political Science
Project Management
Psychology
Public Relations
School Psychology
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Education
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences
Studio Art
Sustainability
TESL
Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Theatre Arts
University Studies
Women's Studies
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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

6,019

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

5,147
students

Female
61%
3,134

Male
39%
2,013

14%

872
students

Female
75%
650

Male
25%
222

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

4,165
students

Female
61%
2,518

Male
39%
1,647

20%

982
students

Female
63%
616

Male
37%
366

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Student Break-down

6%
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
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

66%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Janet Hohenstein
Director of International Student Affairs
218 477-2956
hohenst@mnstate.edu

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