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Minnesota State University Moorhead Student Life

Minnesota State University Moorhead is on a 119-acre campus in an urban setting in Moorhead, Minnesota. There are many activities and organizations for Minnesota State University Moorhead students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Minnesota State University Moorhead also has fraternities and sororities.

Minnesota State University Moorhead has a thriving Education Minnesota Aspiring Educators. In fact, more students participate in Education Minnesota Aspiring Educators than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Minnesota State University Moorhead include Cinethusiasts, African Student Union, The Film Loop and Campus Crusade for Christ.

The Minnesota State University Moorhead community comes together each year for Homecoming, Welcome Week and Opening Football Game.

Minnesota State University Moorhead Housing

Minnesota State University Moorhead offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Minnesota State University Moorhead students live off campus. In 2021, 23% of undergrads at Minnesota State University Moorhead lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 73% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Minnesota State University Moorhead. There are 1,641 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,447 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Minnesota State University Moorhead offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Minnesota State University Moorhead Athletics

At Minnesota State University Moorhead there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Minnesota State University Moorhead:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Rock Climbing Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Tennis Intercollegiate Club Teams NCAA Division 2
Ultimate Frisbee Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Volleyball Intercollegiate Club Teams NCAA Division 2

Safety at Minnesota State University Moorhead

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Minnesota State University Moorhead is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Minnesota State University Moorhead campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Minnesota State University Moorhead offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Minnesota State University Moorhead

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Minnesota State University Moorhead, take Interstate 94 to Moorhead, MN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hector International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Minnesota you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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