Michigan State University

Women's WCLA Contact: Brent Hiner
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39,423 Undergrads / 50,351 Students
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$16,227 Net Price
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78% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
53% / 80%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
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.

Recruit Commits
Bridget McConnell New Trier Winnetka, IL Att
Ellie Reuschlein Fenton Fenton, MI Att
Olivia Reilly Forest Hills Grand Rapids, MI Att
Caroline Perry South Lyon South Lyon, MI Mid
Claire McPherson Rochester Rochester, MI Mid
Jordan Markowski Dewitt Dewitt, MI Mid
Kenzie Miller Hudsonville Hudsonville, MI Mid
Grace Giampetroni Cranbrook Kingswood / High Point Bloomfield Hills, MI Mid
Faith Wilson Fairfax Fairfax, VA Def
Kelsey Simpson Grand Blanc Grand Blanc, MI Mid
Taylor Warstler Lake Orion Lake Orion, MI Mid
Sierra Dietz Dewitt Dewitt, MI Att
Maddy Withers Fenton Fenton, MI Att
Elizabeth Rauh Grosse Pointe South Grosse Pointe, MI Mid
Shelby Wolf Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA Mid
Erin Houston Cox Virginia Beach, VA Mid
Caroline Bock Grosse Pointe North Grosse Pointe, MI Mid
Haley Engels Lowell Lowell, MI Mid
Irelyn Ankenbauer Stoney Creek Rochester, MI Att
Briana Houle Rockford Rockford, MI Goal
Chayse Hurley North Farmington-Harrison Farmington Hills, MI Def
Lilli Antonelli Lake Orion Lake Orion, MI Def
Rachel Schenk Ann Arbor Pioneer Ann Arbor, MI Def
Elle O'Connell East Grand Rapids Grand Rapids, MI Mid
Olivia Akerly East Lansing East Lansing, MI Goal
Megan Lilly Blessed Trinity Marietta, GA Mid, Def
Desiree Brown Thomas School Seattle, WA Def
Mackenzie Sappe St. Vincent?s Baltimore, MD Def
Shayla Croteau Northville Northville, MI Def
Zoe Hutchison Flushing Flushing, MI Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
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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
Test Scores
Critical Reading
450 - 590
550 - 660
1050 - 1310
23 - 30
23 - 28
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

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SAT Reading

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

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Applicants 33,129 15,871 17,258
% Admitted 78% 76% 79%
% Admits That Enroll 34% 34% 33%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.7
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    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
    English Language & Literature
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    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.

    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
    Financial Assets $3.31 Billion $65,671

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    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.


    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.


    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.

    Team Social
    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
    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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