Minnesota State University Moorhead Rankings

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In the World#1843 of 14178
In North America#566 of 2629
In the United States#516 of 2528
In Minnesota#13 of 49
In Moorhead#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
65%
Average SAT
1075
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
4,673
Graduates
1,074
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Minnesota State University Moorhead Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate65%58%71%
Applicants3,9631,7582,205
Admissions2,5911,0191,572
Freshmen enrolled full time781307474
Freshmen enrolled part time743

1,797 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,329 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
6 or 1%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1220
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Minnesota State University Moorhead are 930-1220 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
770 or 98%
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
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL 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

White4703 (82%)
Nonresident Alien252 (4%)
Two or more races219 (4%)
Black or African American218 (4%)
Hispanic160 (3%)
Asian88 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown55 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native10 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$4,894
Students receiving aid
93%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,632$8,550
Tuition in-state$7,632$8,550
Tuition out-of-state$15,264$8,550
Fee in-district$1,322$990
Fee in-state$1,322$990
Fee out-of-state$1,322$990

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,410
Combined charge for room and board$9,560
Room charge$6,312
Meal charge$3,248

Minnesota State University Moorhead Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse8112
Elementary Education and Teaching89
Business Administration and Management, General5713
Curriculum and Instruction68
Social Work60
Psychology, General47
Educational Leadership and Administration, General43
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist38
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies38
Special Education and Teaching, General532
Health & Health Care Administration & Management1719
Biomedical Sciences, General36
Early Childhood Education and Teaching35
Kinesiology and Exercise Science33
Operations Management and Supervision32
Film & Cinema & Video Studies30
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services30
Accounting29
Information Science & Studies27
Project Management26
Construction Management23
Finance, General23
Computer Science22
Art & Art Studies, General21
Speech Communication and Rhetoric20
English Language and Literature, General19
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist19
Legal Assistant & Paralegal18
Graphic Design17
English & Language Arts Teacher Education16
Social Studies Teacher Education15
Health Teacher Education14
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology13
Accounting and Finance13
Public Relations & Image Management11
Mathematics Teacher Education11
International & Global Studies11
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor56
Political Science and Government, General10
Actuarial Science9
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia9
Economics, General9
Athletic Training & Trainer9
Physics, General8
History, General8
Sociology8
Commercial and Advertising Art8
School Psychology8
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies7
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other7
Recording Arts Technology & Technician7
Music Teacher Education7
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication7
Digital Arts7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General7
Mathematics, General7
Anthropology7
Biology & Biological Sciences, General7
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other7
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology6
Environmental Studies6
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General6
Gerontology5
Chemistry, General5
Music Management4
Spanish Language and Literature4
Advertising4
East Asian Studies4
Broadcast Journalism4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3
Spanish Language Teacher Education3
Biology Teacher Education3
Philosophy3
Photojournalism2
Physics Teacher Education1
Earth Science Teacher Education1
Music, General1
Women's Studies1
Jazz & Jazz Studies1
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology1
Grand Total71,155263
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate53%45%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

Publications & Citations

Publications
785
Citations
16,523

Publication count by topic

Psychology
141
Biology
95
Sociology
71
Computer science
55
Mathematics
53
Business
47
Chemistry
46
Medicine
39
Political science
38
Economics
32
Art
28
Philosophy
21
History
17
Physics
15
Geology
14
Engineering
13
Materials science
11
Geography
10
Environmental science
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History569400
Business12212,221
Philosophy140339
Sociology1478802
Economics14921,305
Psychology15484,495
Art156423
Geology2253212
Political science2358103
Biology24403,290
Medicine27691,309
Physics2890264
Computer science3278557
Engineering3464168
Mathematics3614221
Environmental science3682103
Geography409626
Chemistry4161346
Materials science478048

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990995
199115121
199220110
199312243
199417161
199512173
19969176
19978143
199816210
19998189
200010230
200122225
200215261
200315294
200411322
200511343
200619341
200720405
200829474
200935566
201033583
201137759
201226836
201329992
2014201154
2015511118
201617983
201725998
201821816
201937938
2020251102

General info

Alternative namesMSU Moorhead
MSUM
Founded1887
WikipediaMinnesota State University Moorhead
MottoSacrifice, Service, Loyalty
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff577
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1104 Seventh Avenue South
Moorhead, Minnesota, 56563
United States
City population42,000
Phone8005937246
Fax+1 (218) 477 5928

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