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Michigan State University

Men's MCLA Contact: Matt Holtz
Profile
Size
10 / 10
39,423 Undergrads / 50,351 Students
Cost
4 / 10
$16,227 Net Price
Selectivity
2 / 10
78% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
92%
Overall Graduation Rate
80%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
53% / 80%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most of Michigan State's road trip games are scheduled in the Michigan area against division foes such as Davenport, Central Michigan, and Western Michigan. Divisional road games are also located in Ohio, where they play Ohio University and Toledo, and Pennsylvania against Pittsburgh University. In 2014 the Spartans traveled to Colorado to play Colorado University and Colorado State.

Recruit Commits
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Benjamin Bickford Hudsonville Hudsonville, MI Def
Joseph Winter Petoskey Petoskey, MI Def, LSM
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Jack Ronan Rochester Adams Rochester Hills, MI Mid, Att
Shawn O'Loughlin Pomfret School Pomfret, CT Mid
Joseph Cantanese Wheaton North Wheaton, IL Goal
J.T. Hudson Forest Hills Central Ada, MI Def
Sean Crimmins Acton-Boxborough Acton, MA Goal
Alex Graham TMI-Episcopal School of Texas San Antonio, TX Def, LSM
Alec Melucci Northville Novi, MI Att
Conor Lynch Brewster Academy Foxborough, MA Def
John Toth St. Francis de Sales Maumee, OH Att, Mid
Sam Tuttle Miramonte Orinda, CA Mid
Kevin Caldwell Scarborough Scarborough, ME Def
Andrew Williamson Clarkston Clarkston, MI Att
Dayne Rogers Clarkston Clarkston, MI Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 48824, East Lansing, MI, 48824 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Lansing Michigan Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Grand Rapids Michigan Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Saginaw Michigan Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Kalamazoo Michigan Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
Where Grads Work
  • General Motors
  • State of Michigan
  • Associated Students of Michigan State University
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Chrysler Group LLC
  • University of Michigan
  • IBM
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Quicken Loans
  • AT&T
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • PwC
  • Plante Moran
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Healthcare Services
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Human Resources
  • Program and Project Management
  • Support
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
450 - 590
Math
550 - 660
Total
1050 - 1310
ACT
English
23 - 30
Math
23 - 28
Composite
23 - 29

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 460 - 570 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 33,129 15,871 17,258
% Admitted 78% 76% 79%
% Admits That Enroll 34% 34% 33%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.7
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Engineering (65%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (6%)
    Business (5%)
    Engineering Technology (5%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (4%)
    Physical Sciences (3%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (2%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (2%)
    Communication Technology (1%)
    Communication & Journalism (1%)
    Health Professions (1%)
    Social Sciences (1%)
    Psychology (1%)
    Visual & Performing Arts
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    History
    English Language & Literature
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $16,227

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$14,460 $37,890
    Books & Supplies$1,108 $1,108
    Cost of Living$10,322 $10,322
    Personal Expenses$2,972 $2,972
     
    Sticker Price$28,862 $51,118

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    66% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship48%$12,436
    Federal Grants22%$5,380
    Pell Grants21%$5,070
    Other Federal11%$820
    State & Local Grants8%$1,254
    Institutional Grants45%$10,407
     
    Student Loans41%$8,129
    Federal Loans40%$5,210
    Other Loans7%$17,306

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $3.31 Billion $65,671

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,200.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $21,829 $268

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.3%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 13,096 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $53,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.48 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 53% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 19 14
    Fondling 8 5
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 4 2
    Aggravated Assault 13 5
    Burglary 83 66
    Motor Vehicle Theft 26 -
    Arson 1 -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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