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Minnesota State University Moorhead

Moorhead, MN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate72%
Acceptance Rate72%

Minnesota State University Moorhead Student Life

Minnesota State University Moorhead is on a 119-acre campus in the urban setting of Moorhead, Minnesota.

Minnesota State University Moorhead Student Activities

Minnesota State University Moorhead has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? Minnesota State University Moorhead has fraternities and sororities.

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

Other popular student organizations at Minnesota State University Moorhead include Cinethusiasts, African Student Union, NSSLHA / Collegiate SERTOMA and Campus Crusade for Christ.

Minnesota State University Moorhead students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Welcome Week and Opening Football Game.

Does Minnesota State University Moorhead Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for freshman
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 28%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 1,641
Number of Students Living On-Campus ––
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 72%

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 2022, 28% of undergrads at Minnesota State University Moorhead lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 72% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Minnesota State University Moorhead. There are 1,641 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,014 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
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Indoor Track NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Rock Climbing Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ultimate Frisbee Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is Minnesota State University Moorhead Safe?

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. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

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.

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