At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1855
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $14,880
  • Selectivity
  • Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • None
Location and setting

Urban

East Lansing, MI

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 66%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 22%
  • Application Fee
  • $65
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

96%

Top half of HS class

68%

Top quarter of HS class

28%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 450-590
  • Math
  • 540-670
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 24-29
  • English
  • 23-30
  • Math
  • 23-28
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 65%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 22%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 39,090

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$14,880

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,076

books and supplies

$9,784

room and board

$25,740

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$38,486

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,076

books and supplies

$9,784

room and board

$49,346

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $6,665
  • $30-$48K
  • $12,416
  • $48-$75K
  • $18,143
  • $75-$110K
  • $22,871
  • $110 & UP
  • $24,846
Financial aid

68%

Receiving Financial Aid

23%

Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 1

Student Life

Student Body

39,090

Total undergrad enrollment

11,250

Total grad students

16%

Out-of-state

70%

In-state

14%

International
Students

  • 51%

    FEMALE

  • 49

    MALE
Organizations

550

Student Organizations

31

Fraternities

19

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

32%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 5%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 7%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 4%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 67%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

17:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

2,405

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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