Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

Questions and Answers

Dillon W.
10 days ago
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20 days ago
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1 month ago
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Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Less Selective (78% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

66% White
7% Black
6% Asian
5% Hispanic
3% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Marketing Director94k
Software Engineer76k
Mechanical Engineer73k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)70k
Packaging Engineer68k
Operations Manager66k
Data Analyst60k
Based on 44,590 student responses
56.3kAvg. Early Career Pay
101.4kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
46%in High-Meaning careers
20%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$40,384 / year
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