Grade Point Average/ Marks :
Freshman: 2.5/4.0 Transfer Student: 2.0/4.0
TOEFL: 71 internet / 525 paper
** Conditional Admission Available**
Fall Semester: May 15
Spring Semester: October 15
Summer Session: March 1
Grade Point Average/ Marks: 3.0/4.0
GRE: required, varies by department
TOEFL: 80 internet / 550 paper
**Some departments have higher TOEFL requirements and additional documents**
Fall Semester: May 1
Spring Semester: October 1
Summer Session: February 1
** Some departments have preferential deadlines**
|Total students at MSU:||14,660|
|Int'l Students:||700 from 70 countries|
(subject to change)
Undergraduate: $30 (paper); $36 (online)
Graduate:$60 (paper & online)
(varies with department)
Accommodations at MSU
|Residence Halls:||$3,800-$4,580/semester, including full meal plan|
Funds Needed to Have an I-20 Issued:
US$30,000 (U) US$28,000 (G)
All professional programs have national accreditation: ABET (engineering and computer science), AACSB (business), NAAB (architecture) and CCNE (nursing).
MSU receives over US$103 million per year in grants to conduct research and creative activities. Undergraduate students in many fields work directly with top researchers and professors, giving them valuable hands-on experience.
MSU ranks fourteenth in the country for universities with the most students who have received the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, given for excellence in math and science. MSU students have earned 46 Goldwater awards, more than students from Johns Hopkins, Stanford, Yale and other top schools.
Since 2001, College of Engineering graduates have consistently passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam at a rate of more than 10 percentage points higher than the average national pass rate. The FE is a step toward becoming a licensed professional engineer.
MSU's CPA (certified public accountant) students rank #1 in the nation for CPA pass rates!
MSU's Computer Science program is fully accredited--only 10% of the Computer Science programs in the country have this distinction. This means that students are in higher demand and receive better salaries.
MSU offered the first accredited 5-year Master's of Architecture program in the nation.
- Our film school is one of the top film schools in the nation and offers the only Master of Fine Arts in Natural History Filmmaking in the country that is partially funded through the Discovery Channel.
last updated: July 10, 2013