Minnesota State University Moorhead

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,838
9.17% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$17,939
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.778%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
56.6%
3,898 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
4,682
66.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
55.4%
474 Graduates

About

Minnesota State University Moorhead is a higher education institution located in Clay County, MN. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Minnesota State University Moorhead were Registered Nursing (85 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (79 degrees), and Elementary Education & Teaching (67 degrees).

In 2022, 1,487 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Minnesota State University Moorhead. 66.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,263 degrees), 22.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (56 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Minnesota State University Moorhead is $8,838, which is $−15,158 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Minnesota State University Moorhead is $8,838, which is $−15,158 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,939.

In 2022, 76% of undergraduate students attending Minnesota State University Moorhead received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,838
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Minnesota State University Moorhead was $8,838. The cost of tuition at Minnesota State University Moorhead is $−15,158 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$17,939
2022 Value
3.97%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Minnesota State University Moorhead had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,939. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Minnesota State University Moorhead grew by 3.97%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,830
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Minnesota State University Moorhead was of $9,830 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.95% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

76%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Minnesota State University Moorhead received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 8.57% with respect to 2021, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.778%
2019 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Minnesota State University Moorhead was 0.778%, which represents 12 out of the 1542 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Minnesota State University Moorhead received 3,898 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 24% annual growth. Out of those 3,898 applicants, 2,207 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 56.6% acceptance rate.

There were 4,682 students enrolled at Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2022. 1% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Minnesota State University Moorhead has an overall enrollment yield of 28.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

56.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,207
Accepted Out of 3,898

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Minnesota State University Moorhead was 56.6% (2,207 admissions from 3,898 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 71.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 24%, while admissions declined by −2.09%..

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SAT Scores

1%
Submission Percentage (2022)
6
Scores Submitted (2022)

1% of enrolled first-time students at Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Minnesota State University Moorhead had a total enrollment of 4,682 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Minnesota State University Moorhead is 3,105 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,577. This means that 66.3% of students enrolled at Minnesota State University Moorhead are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Minnesota State University Moorhead, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.5% White, 4.78% Black or African American, 4.14% Two or More Races, 3.87% Hispanic or Latino, 1.69% Asian, 0.769% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0641% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Minnesota State University Moorhead in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (51.5%), followed by White Male (28.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.65%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (61.7%), followed by White Male (25.5%) and Black or African American Female (3.06%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

66.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,682 students. The full-time enrollment at Minnesota State University Moorhead is 3,105 and the part-time enrollment is 1,577. This means that 66.3% of students enrolled at Minnesota State University Moorhead are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Minnesota State University Moorhead was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Minnesota State University Moorhead had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,770 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    224 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    194 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Minnesota State University Moorhead is 80.5% White, 4.78% Black or African American, 4.14% Two or More Races, 3.87% Hispanic or Latino, 1.69% Asian, 0.769% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0641% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 56 students (1.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 481 more women than men received degrees from Minnesota State University Moorhead. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Minnesota State University Moorhead is white (1,263 degrees awarded). There were 22.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (56 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Minnesota State University Moorhead is Registered Nursing (85 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (79 degrees) and Elementary Education & Teaching (67 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Minnesota State University Moorhead, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Education (371 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (89 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Minnesota State University Moorhead are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,758,111 people), Accountants & auditors (1,058,277 people), Other managers (820,990 people), Secondary school teachers (542,311 people), and Financial managers (515,594 people).

The most specialized majors at Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2022 are Communication Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Education (371 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (89 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (56 degrees), and Business (329 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Minnesota State University Moorhead are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Minnesota State University Moorhead are Communication Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Education (371 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (89 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (56 degrees), and Business (329 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Minnesota State University Moorhead are Elementary & secondary schools (3,269,084 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (640,595 people), Computer Systems Design (592,638 people), Banking & related activities (518,063 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (475,143 people).

The most specialized majors at Minnesota State University Moorhead are Communication Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Education (371 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (89 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (56 degrees), and Business (329 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 85 degrees awarded
  2. 79 degrees awarded
  3. 67 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Minnesota State University Moorhead was Registered Nursing with 85 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

503
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
984
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 503 degrees were awarded to men at Minnesota State University Moorhead, which is 0.511 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (984).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Minnesota State University Moorhead in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.15 times more than the 46 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 95 degrees were awarded to men at Minnesota State University Moorhead in Registered Nursing, which is 23.8 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 34% of students graduating from Minnesota State University Moorhead completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Minnesota State University Moorhead is Female and Black or African American (75% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.27% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,263 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    56 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Minnesota State University Moorhead is white (1,263 degrees awarded). There were 22.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (56 degrees).

0.538% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    858 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    405 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Minnesota State University Moorhead is white female (858 degrees awarded). There were 2.12 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (405 degrees).

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Operations

Minnesota State University Moorhead has an endowment valued at nearly $33M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 10k (0.0303%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Minnesota State University Moorhead had a total salary expenditure of 91.1M. Minnesota State University Moorhead employs 85 Professors, 48 Assistant professors and 35 Associate professors. Most academics at Minnesota State University Moorhead are Male Professor (46), Female Professor (39), and Female Assistant professor (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Minnesota State University Moorhead are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 73 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 48 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees.

Endowment

$33M
2022 Endowment
8.39%
decline from 2021

Minnesota State University Moorhead has an endowment valued at about $33M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Minnesota State University Moorhead declined 8.39% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13.5M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$44.3M
2022 Salaries
1.73%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Minnesota State University Moorhead paid a median of $44.3M in salaries, which represents 48.6% of their overall expenditure ($91.1M) and a 1.73% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.9M
Instructional Salaries
171
Number of Employees

In 2022, Minnesota State University Moorhead paid a total of $14.9M to 171 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
85 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
73 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Minnesota State University Moorhead were Professor with 85 employees, Assistant professor with 48 employees, and Associate professor with 35 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Minnesota State University Moorhead were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 73 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 48 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Minnesota State University Moorhead was Male Professor with 46 employees, Female Professor with 39 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 27 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

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