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Learn about Institutional Research at MSU.

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Explore Data

A single location for the general public, faculty, staff, and students to explore MSU facts, figures, and insights related to students, faculty, staff, instruction, research, finance, peer comparisons, and more.


Common Data Set

The CDS is the result of a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers as represented by the College Board, Peterson’s, and U.S. News & World Report published annually. Data items and definitions used by the U.S. Department of Education in its higher education surveys often serve as a guide.

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MSU's rankings in undergraduate and graduate programs, and global rankings.

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Grad Rates

Bachelor degree, six-year historical graduation rates, graduation rates by gender and race/ethnicity, rates for athletes by gender and sport, and rates by financial aid status.

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Quick Figures 2022

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