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    Graduates and students tell us why they they chose to stay local by attending MSUM.

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  • STAY LOCAL. It’s the best of both worlds.

    Maybe you’ve been talking about going away to college since you started high school. But as graduation draws near, you realize staying close to home for college makes good sense. It might be a great first step. In fact, it might be the best choice you make. Plus, you’ll be in good company.

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  • 7 Reasons to Choose MSUM

    1. Save Money
      College is expensive, but MSU Moorhead is a smart investment as one of the most reasonably priced universities in the region. Pair that with outstanding programs and you’re money ahead.
    2. Family Connections
      You can visit your family any time (90% of new freshmen live on campus), but you’ll find a family at MSU Moorhead, too – lifelong friendships and professional connections with your teachers.
    3. Rufus (Insert your pet’s name here)
      Your family pet fills your heart with love and improves overall physical, mental and emotional health. And, face it, the healthier you are, the better you’ll do at college!
    4. Fargo-Moorhead
      FM is ranked among the best places in the country to live, work and attend school. And you already live here! Nearly 30,000 students from across the globe attend local colleges, enjoying its thriving arts scene, entrepreneurial spirit and unique eateries.
    5. Mom’s Home Cooking
      You’ll find fine dining options at MSUM’s dining services (think Jamaican Jerk, Italian cuisine, French pastries and more), but sometimes there’s nothing better than Mom’s spaghetti and meatballs. Plus, your new college friends will enjoy mom’s home cooking, too!
    6. Accredited, Award-Winning Programs
      Arts, Media & Communication; Business & Innovation; Education & Human Services; Humanities & Social Sciences; Science, Health & the Environment. Plus, our grads get hired – 95.4% of 2013 grads available for employment work in a field of their choice.
    7. Your story can begin here
      One local student says it best: “I can make my own experience locally. I can grow up, get involved and try new things while staying close to the things that matter most.”


  • Scholarships

    MSUM’s average scholarship equals $1,905. In addition to automatic freshman scholarships, you may be eligible for department or upper class scholarships after your first year.

    Lester Wyland: Incoming freshman whose permanent address is Glyndon, MN or surrounding area.

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    Get more for your money!

    2015-16 average cost per credit

    Private For-Profits
    University of MN Campuses
    Minnesota Private Colleges

    Total cost of attendance

    Private For-Profits = $336-394
    Univ. of MN Campuses = $477.77
    MN Private Colleges = $1,210
    MSUM = $230.25
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    MSU Moorhead students share why they have Dragon Pride
    Modern Day Collaboration
    MSUM art, music, film and theatre students offer insight on how collaboration influences their work.
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    Dragons basketball hosted the Augustana Vikings.
    Life of a Dragon
    Every path is unique. What will your story be as an MSUM Dragon?
    Our students produce the most compelling stories.
If you’d like more information about our programs or MSUM opportunities, chat with an admissions representative.