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IPEDS ID: 171100
OPE ID: 00229000
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Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1046
General information:  (517) 355-1855
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  One but less than two years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  50,538 (39,143 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  17 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty3,729567
Research and public service94867
Total graduate assistants-3,029
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,026$1,044$1,060$1,0680.8%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$8,526$8,856$9,204$9,5243.5%
Off Campus
Room and board$8,526$8,856$9,204$9,5243.5%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
On Campus$24,028$24,648$25,350$26,0482.8%
Off Campus$24,028$24,648$25,350$26,0482.8%
Off Campus with Family$15,502$15,792$16,146$16,5242.3%
On Campus$43,986$45,536$47,130$48,8483.6%
Off Campus$43,986$45,536$47,130$48,8483.6%
Off Campus with Family$35,460$36,680$37,926$39,3243.7%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
In-state tuition$16,122
In-state fees$0
Out-of-state tuition$31,674
Out-of-state fees$0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid15,21166%————
Grant or scholarship aid3,89949%$43,323,289$11,111
Federal grants1,70622%$8,423,233$4,937
Pell grants1,69121%$7,752,221$4,584
Other federal grants85611%$671,012$784
State/local government grant or scholarships1,14615%$843,238$736
Institutional grants or scholarships3,55345%$34,056,818$9,585
Student loan aid3,35743%$23,751,720$7,075
Federal student loans3,30842%$18,512,495$5,596
Other student loans3454%$5,239,225$15,186
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
  • Not included in the reported figures are 1,456 students that received other grants totaling $5,688,355.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid119,70351%$199,805,589$10,141
Pell grants8,57622%$37,122,982$4,329
Federal student loans17,46845%$127,979,103$7,326
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$14,526$14,791$14,601
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$6,293$6,434$6,639
$30,001 – $48,000$13,088$11,999$11,872
$48,001 – $75,000$18,402$17,744$18,207
$75,001 – $110,000$21,666$21,775$22,115
$110,001 and more$22,643$23,569$24,008
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment50,538
Undergraduate enrollment39,143
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,670
Graduate enrollment11,395
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 91%
Part-time: 9%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 5%
Black or African American: 7%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 67%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 13%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 97%
25 and over: 3%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 71%
Out-of-state: 13%
Foreign countries: 15%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2014.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 74%
Part-time: 26%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 18%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 81%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 17%
Enrolled in some distance education: 5%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 78%
Undergraduate application fee (2015-2016): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2015
Number of applicants35,30017,34717,953
Percent admitted66%62%70%
Percent admitted who enrolled35%35%35%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2015 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading450580
SAT Math530680
SAT Writing460580
ACT Composite2328
ACT English2329
ACT Math2328
ACT Writing89
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 92%
Part-time students: 64%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014 and Returned in Fall 2015
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 79 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2015.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 77%
Transfer-out rate: 13%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 50%
6-year: 78%
8-year: 80%
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 51%
6-year: 77%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2007 or Fall 2009
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 75%
Female: 80%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 58%
Asian: 80%
Black or African American: 59%
Hispanic/Latino: 61%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 83%
White: 81%
Two or more races: 87%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 77%
Non-resident alien: 70%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agricultural Business and Management, General39--43-
Agricultural Economics-116--
Animal Sciences, General13465--
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production---9-
Dairy Science---36-
Food Science28383--
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management---20-
Horticultural Science2952--
Landscaping and Groundskeeping---16-
Plant Sciences, General---4-
Soil Science and Agronomy, General8275--
Turf and Turfgrass Management---43-
Viticulture and Enology---3-
Category total3126721174-
Architecture and Related Services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning167---
Environmental Design/Architecture-5---
Landscape Architecture13----
Category total2912---
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies-21--
American/United States Studies/Civilization-03--
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies--4--
Women's Studies3----
Category total328--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology4827--
Biology/Biological Sciences, General3722---
Biomedical Sciences, General-25--
Botany/Plant Biology866--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology-16--
Environmental Biology21----
Environmental Toxicology--4--
Genetics, General-16--
Microbiology, General4106--
Molecular Genetics54----
Pathology/Experimental Pathology-04--
Pharmacology and Toxicology-22d1--
Physiology, General8142--
Plant Genetics-30--
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology-24--
Zoology/Animal Biology12627--
Category total83556d72--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Actuarial Science25----
Business Administration and Management, General132690--
Business Statistics-21---
Business/Commerce, General-134---
Finance, General310430--
Hospitality Administration/Management, General22028---
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General35----
Information Resources Management--0--
Labor and Industrial Relations-66---
Labor Studies--0--
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management322160--
Marketing Research-23---
Marketing/Marketing Management, General151-3--
Merchandising and Buying Operations2----
Operations Management and Supervision--1--
Organizational Behavior Studies--2--
Restaurant/Food Services Management-0---
Category total1,47255410--
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Communications Technology/Technician5----
Category total5----
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia612---
Health Communication-5---
Mass Communication/Media Studies192-12--
Public Relations/Image Management-24---
Radio and Television1----
Speech Communication and Rhetoric28996--
Category total9787318--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General1031220--
Category total1031220--
Construction Trades
Category total---15-
Agricultural Teacher Education3----
Art Teacher Education9----
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-26---
Curriculum and Instruction-131d20--
Education, General18863d---
Education, Other-6d---
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities69----
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-1516-3
Educational Statistics and Research Methods--3--
Educational/Instructional Technology-87d2-12
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-4---
Foreign Language Teacher Education-7d---
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration-22d20-18
History Teacher Education16----
Mathematics Teacher Education-02--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education-1---
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education--10--
Special Education and Teaching, General-51d2--
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-6---
Urban Education and Leadership----1
Category total285419d75-34
Agricultural Engineering3074--
Chemical Engineering78312--
Civil Engineering, General62139--
Computer Engineering, General22----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering972331--
Engineering Mechanics-21--
Engineering, General41----
Engineering, Other12----
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering-134--
Materials Engineering17----
Mechanical Engineering1672017--
Category total5268178--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician3681--
Packaging Science20622d7--
Category total24230d8--
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General11343--
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing49----
Rhetoric and Composition-25--
Category total16268--
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Development243---
Family and Community Services1046d--3
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General--2--
Human Development and Family Studies, General-54--
Human Nutrition-23--
Category total12816d9-3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Arabic Language and Literature8----
Chinese Language and Literature11----
French Language and Literature821--
German Language and Literature1141--
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-1---
Japanese Language and Literature4----
Russian Language and Literature4----
Spanish Language and Literature393---
Category total951113--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer23----
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-310--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist874d---
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other----1
Clinical/Medical Social Work-213---
International Public Health/International Health----5
Large Animal/Food Animal and Equine Surgery and Medicine-01--
Medical Informatics----1
Nursing Science--2--
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy--290--
Pre-Veterinary Studies7----
Public Health, General-101--14
Public Health, Other----1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse192d61d---
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other--3--
Small/Companion Animal Surgery and Medicine-0---
Veterinary Medicine--106--
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant22--3-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor-11---
Category total408d421d623322
History, General4569--
Category total4569--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration19418d9--
Forensic Science and Technology-4---
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other-38d---
Category total19460d9--
Legal Professions and Studies
Pre-Law Studies71----
Category total71----
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies51----
Category total51----
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General-82--
Computational Mathematics2----
Mathematics, General53811--
Statistics, General23233--
Category total783916--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences3----
International/Global Studies56----
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other52----
Nutrition Sciences44----
Category total155----
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science4----
Environmental Studies26----
Forestry, General1231--
Forestry, Other----5
Natural Resource Economics9----
Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism-11--
Natural Resources Management and Policy-94--
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management471417--
Category total982723-5
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science3063412--
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General13----
Category total3193412--
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies7----
Category total1925--
Physical Sciences
Chemical Physics3----
Chemistry, General60937--
Geology/Earth Science, General2622--
Materials Science-46--
Physical Sciences28---
Physics, General321724--
Category total1254069--
Applied Behavior Analysis----1
Psychology, General3911316--
School Psychology-127-8
Category total3912523-9
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration1----
Public Policy Analysis, General1317---
Social Work59213--
Category total73383--
Social Sciences
Economics, General2871214--
Geographic Information Science and Cartography51---
International Relations and Affairs101----
Political Science and Government, General91810--
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods-2---
Social Sciences, General243----
Urban Studies/Affairs000--
Category total8704138--
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation7----
Art/Art Studies, General647---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General279---
Fashion/Apparel Design27----
Film/Cinema/Video Studies2----
Game and Interactive Media Design----14
Interior Design22----
Jazz/Jazz Studies138---
Keyboard Instruments-1---
Music Pedagogy3652--
Music Performance, General222130--
Music Theory and Composition351--
Music, General4----
Musicology and Ethnomusicology-3---
Category total2276634-14
Grand total8,2992,1381,20419287
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 274
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 138
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 15
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 15
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $11,210
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $11,213
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,683
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $1,840
Full-time students: 100%
Part-time students: 50%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2014-2015 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-A MenWomen
All Track Combined164177
Field Hockey24
Ice Hockey27
Swimming and Diving2736
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission(!)1/1/1915 - 1/1/1922Terminated
(!)1/1/1923 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in Dietetics6/1/1971 - 4/21/2007Accredited
Didactic Program in Dietetics4/21/2007 -  Accredited
American Academy for Liberal Education
Liberal Education (LBRL) - Institutions of higher education and programs within institutions of higher education that offer liberal arts degree(s) at the baccalaureate level of documented equivalency2/27/1995 - 5/30/2007Resigned
American Osteopathic Association, Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
Osteopathic Medicine (OSTEO) - Programs leading to the D.O. degree(!)7/1/1973 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs3/2/1948 -  Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs10/25/1985 -  Accredited
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs3/27/1998 - 5/31/2010Resigned
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs1/18/1971 - 5/31/2004Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs1/18/1971 -  Accredited
American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education
Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree(!)7/1/1960 -  Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels9/28/2002 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels9/28/2002 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels5/5/2016 -  Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language9/13/2002 -  Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels10/13/2007 -  Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree7/1/1964 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1934 -  Accredited
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs1/9/2009 -  Accredited
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs1/9/2009 -  Accredited
Agency / Program / DepartmentPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship4/1/2000 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Michigan State University Counseling Center
6/1/1979 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession133320
Drug law violations261239195
Liquor law violations821719684
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Illegal weapons possession7128
Drug law violations1068477
Liquor law violations260245179
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter100
Sex offenses - Forcible2027
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Statutory rape0
Aggravated assault7410
Motor vehicle theft146218
  • For 2013, Line k. was changed from 120 to 70 due to operator error.
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter100
Sex offenses - Forcible1523
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Statutory rape0
Aggravated assault312
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • 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.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate3.6%4.0%5.7%
Number in default305341449
Number in repayment8,3698,3927,812
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)