The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • UM-Ann Arbor has more expensive tuition & fees ($53,232) than MSU ($40,562).
  • It is harder to admit to UM-Ann Arbor than MSU.
  • MSU has more students with 49,695 students while UM-Ann Arbor has 47,907 students.
  • UM-Ann Arbor has more full-time faculties with 6,678 faculties while MSU has 2,996 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Michigan State University and University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
MSUUM-Ann Arbor
MSUvs.UM-Ann Arbor
East Lansing, MichiganLocationAnn Arbor, Michigan
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$14,750
Out-Of-State$40,562
Tuition & Fees
In-State$16,178
Out-Of-State$53,232
60% ($11,721)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)53% ($22,021)
$11,721Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,021
71.55 %Acceptance Rates26.50 %
32.35 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.34 %
1,210SAT Score-
26ACT Score-
81 %Graduation Rate93 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate96 %
49,695Student Population47,907
2,996Number of Faculties6,678
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening CollegeSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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