Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Undergraduate Student Indicators

I. Average ACT Scores - Average composite ACT scores are calculated using only first-time freshmen scores. MSU average ACT scores are available for each academic college.

II. National Merit Scholars - First-Time freshmen entering school at MSU who have been designated as a National Merit Scholar according to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.  The number of scholars are also available for each academic college.

III. Freshmen Retention Rates - Data representing first-time/full-time freshmen returning for their second and third years are indicated by cohort year, beginning with the 1995 cohort.

IV. Graduation Rates - Six-year graduation rates are indicated starting with the 1997 cohort.

Last revised: 07/08/2015