Minnesota State University Moorhead: Statistics

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#2437 of 14,131 In the World
#723 of 2,597 In North America
#664 of 2,496 In the United States
#16 of 48 In Minnesota
#1 of 2 In Moorhead
#622 of 1,006 For Early Childhood Education

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
66%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
4,445
Graduates
1,102
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.mnstate.edu

Minnesota State University Moorhead Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 66% 55% 74%
Applicants 3,688 1,568 2,120
Admissions 2,436 866 1,570
Freshmen enrolled full time 718 242 476
Freshmen enrolled part time 14 6 8

2,119 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,242 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
15 or 2%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1080
or below

75% of them
had 1180
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Minnesota State University Moorhead are 1080-1180 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
700 or 96%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Minnesota State University Moorhead are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 4570 (83%)
Black or African American 241 (4%)
Two or more races 207 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 186 (3%)
Hispanic 167 (3%)
Asian 92 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 41 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$4,556
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $7,632$8,910
Tuition in-state $7,632$8,910
Tuition out-of-state $15,264$8,910
Fee in-district $1,348$990
Fee in-state $1,348$990
Fee out-of-state $1,348$990

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,641
Combined charge for room and board $9,656
Room charge $6,314
Meal charge $3,342

Minnesota State University Moorhead Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Elementary Education and Teaching 100
Curriculum and Instruction 93
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 76 16
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 73 12
Business Administration and Management, General 69 6
Social Work 67
Psychology, General 56
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 44
Project Management 40
Special Education and Teaching, General 5 31
Accounting 33
Finance, General 33
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 32
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 31
Biomedical Sciences, General 30
Information Science & Studies 28
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 26
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 10 13
Art & Art Studies, General 22
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 22
Operations Management and Supervision 22
Construction Management, General 20
Graphic Design 20
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 20
Accounting and Finance 19
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 18
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 18
Computer Science 16
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 15
Political Science and Government, General 13
International & Globalization Studies 12
Digital Arts 10
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 10
English Language and Literature, General 10
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 10
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 10
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 10
School Psychology 10
Social Studies Teacher Education 10
Gerontology 9
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 9
Recording Arts Technology & Technician 8
Anthropology, General 7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 7
Sociology, General 7
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 3 4
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 6
Chemistry, General 6
Commercial and Advertising Art 6
Economics, General 6
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other 6
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 6
Broadcast Journalism 5
Mathematics Teacher Education 5
Mathematics, General 5
Advertising 4
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 4
Health Teacher Education 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Spanish Language and Literature 4
Actuarial Science 3
Athletic Training & Trainer 3
East Asian Studies 3
History, General 3
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 3
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2
Jazz & Jazz Studies 2
Music Management 2
Musical Theatre 2
Philosophy 2
Photojournalism 2
Physics, General 2
Public Relations & Image Management 2
Chemistry Teacher Education 1
Environmental Studies 1
Journalism 1
Management Science 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Music, General 1
Spanish Language Teacher Education 1
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 1
Grand Total 10 1,076 307 12
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 55% 45% 61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 63%

Publications & Citations

Publications
679
Citations
15,347

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
249 / 3,997
Psychology
123 / 3,744
Medicine
103 / 3,462
Business
76 / 2,461
Biology
75 / 2,090
Sociology
70 / 925
Environmental Science
70 / 2,867
Computer Science
67 / 2,708
Art & Design
54 / 316
Mathematics
47 / 663
Chemistry
43 / 819
Ecology
42 / 1,902
Social Psychology
35 / 1,196
Education Majors
35 / 767
Engineering
33 / 295
Political Science
33 / 127
Physics
32 / 334
Economics
30 / 339
Demography
28 / 710
Child Psychology
28 / 700
Math Teachers
28 / 355
Communications and Public Relations
27 / 656
Health Science
27 / 182
Biochemistry
21 / 644
Marketing
19 / 1,563
Philosophy
17 / 68
Zoology
17 / 300
Literature
15 / 148
History
15 / 407
Early Childhood Education
14 / 246
Geology
14 / 115
Clinical Psychology
14 / 1,130
Archaeology
14 / 73
Astrophysics and Astronomy
13 / 264
Healthcare Management (MHA)
13 / 181
Materials Science
12 / 48
Art History
12 / 5
Aesthetics
11 / 146
Journalism and Digital Media
11 / 392
Multimedia
11 / 36

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 135
1992 21 123
1993 12 245
1994 19 188
1995 13 204
1996 12 199
1997 9 160
1998 16 244
1999 11 219
2000 12 264
2001 25 254
2002 16 290
2003 16 332
2004 12 366
2005 14 393
2006 22 394
2007 21 463
2008 28 522
2009 36 635
2010 35 643
2011 38 852
2012 26 891
2013 30 1076
2014 22 1222
2015 49 1198
2016 21 1061
2017 25 1095
2018 22 969
2019 40 1110
2020 25 1342
2021 25 1356

Minnesota State University Moorhead alumni

  1. Kevin Sorbo

    Kevin Sorbo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm directormodelfilm actor
    Biography

    Kevin David Sorbo is an American actor. He had starring roles in two television series: as Hercules in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and as Captain Dylan Hunt in Andromeda. Sorbo is also known for acting in the Christian drama films God's Not Dead and Let There Be Light.

  2. Barkhad Abdi

    Barkhad Abdi
    Born in
    Somalia Flag Somalia
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    film actoractorfilm producerfilm director
    Biography

    Barkhad Abdi is a Somali–American actor and director. He made his acting debut as Somali pirate Abduwali Muse in the biographical drama film Captain Phillips (2013), which earned him a British Academy Film Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, along with Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. Following his breakthrough, Abdi appeared in the films Eye in the Sky (2015), Good Time (2017), The Pirates of Somalia (2017), and Blade Runner 2049 (2017). Outside of film, he was featured as a series regular on the second season of the Hulu horror anthology Castle Rock (2019).

  3. Clint Hill

    Clint Hill
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-.. (age 90)
    Occupations
    Secret Service agentintelligence agentbodyguard
    Biography

    Clinton J. Hill is a former U.S. Secret Service agent who served under five United States presidents, from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Gerald Ford. Hill is best known for his act of bravery while in the presidential motorcade on November 22, 1963 when United States President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas.

  4. Nikita Koloff

    Nikita Koloff
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    professional wrestlerAmerican football playeractor
    Biography

    Nikita Koloff is an American retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances with Jim Crockett Promotions and its successor, World Championship Wrestling between 1984 and 1992, where he was billed from Russia (and, following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Lithuania). During his career, Koloff held championships including the NWA World Six-Man Tag Team Championship, NWA World Tag Team Championship, NWA United States Championship, NWA World Television Championship, and UWF World Television Championship. He was inducted into the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2006 and the National Wrestling Alliance Hall of Fame of 2008.

General info

Alternative names MSU Moorhead
MSUM
Founded 1887
Motto Sacrifice, Service, Loyalty
Colors red, white
Academic Calendar August to May
Total FTE staff 559
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 1104 Seventh Avenue South
Moorhead, Minnesota, 56563
United States
City population 45,000
Phone 8005937246
Fax +1 (218) 477 5928

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