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  • PSEO Admission
  • Admissions

  • PSEO Student

    Under the Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program, qualifying Minnesota high school juniors and seniors may enroll in courses at Minnesota State University Moorhead as part of their full-time high school enrollment and receive both college credit and credit toward high school graduation requirements. There is no charge for tuition, fees or required textbooks.

    For more information regarding the PSEO program, and admission criteria, click here.

  • Admission Requirements

    To apply to Minnesota State University Moorhead as a PSEO student as a senior, you must:

    • be in the upper half of your class or score at or above the 50th percentile on a national test such as the ACT, SAT, PSAT or PLAN.

    To apply to Minnesota State University Moorhead as a PSEO student as a junior, you must:

    • be in the upper one-third of your class or earn a score at or above the 70th percentile on a national test such as the ACT, SAT, PSAT or PLAN.


    How to Apply

    Applying to Minnesota State University Moorhead as a PSEO student is easy. You can submit your application online or by mail.

    Your admission will be reviewed as soon as the following materials have been received in the Office of Admissions:

    • Completed application for freshmen admission. (Please indicate PSEO at the top of the application.)
    • High school transcript (or a statement from your high school indicating your class rank if it is not available on the high school transcript).
    • Notice of Student Registration Form, complete with student/family signatures in the top section and school counselor signature in the middle section.

    Please keep in mind that PSEO program registration is conducted on a space-available basis after all regularly admitted students have been registered. The application deadline for spring semester PSEO students is December 15, the fall semester deadline is August 1. PSEO students are not eligible to participate in Tri-College and are not eligible for financial aid.


    Your next step is to register for classes. We make registration easy at a PSEO Dragon Registration Day, a required program in which you’ll:

    • Meet with faculty and student advisors
    • Register for your class or classes
    • Receive your MSU Moorhead photo ID
    • Tour campus and learn about courses and student services

    The MSU Moorhead PSEO Coordinator will contact you by mail to sign you up for the PSEO Dragon Registration Day.

    Guests are welcome to attend! Be sure to bring your parents and guests so they can learn more about MSU Moorhead, too.

    You’ll receive additional information about scheduled events, parking and a map to campus by mail prior to your PSEO Dragon Registration Day.

    If you’re looking for accommodations while visiting the Fargo-Moorhead area, please visit for hotel/motel information and options.

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    Orientation is a program that can help you become acquainted with campus, meet new friends and make smooth transition into college life. Typically held before classes begin, Orientation provides an outstanding opportunity for you to meet with academic advisors, faculty advisors and peer advisors and become familiar with faculty and staff. You’ll be able to tour campus, discover ways to get involved in campus activities and even get your student ID (if you haven’t already).

    PSEO students who attend MSU Moorhead full-time are strongly encouraged to attend Orientation.  It is a great way to kick-start your academic career. Learn more about Orientation.