Michigan State University College of Education

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions James Cotter
Application deadline N/A
Application fee $50

Michigan State University College of Education
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 81
Acceptance rate 72.8%
Enrollment 429 full-time
179 part-time
Test requirements Neither GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for any of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 656
Acceptance rate 44.7%
Enrollment 347 full-time
243 part-time
Test requirements Neither GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for any of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications 46
Acceptance rate 8.7%
Enrollment 10 full-time
7 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 294
Acceptance rate 44.2%
Enrollment 478 full-time
71 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, education specialist, Ph.D.
(11)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
74.7 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 8%
student counseling and personnel services 8%
curriculum and instruction 20%
educational evaluation, research, and statistics 3%
social and philosophical foundations of education 2%
education policy 3%
educational technology 10%
educational psychology 2%
elementary teacher education 3%
higher education administration 14%
secondary teacher education 2%
special education 4%
other 20%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 534
Master’s program graduates 421
Education specialist program graduates 13
Doctoral program graduates 76

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 103
Part-time faculty 8
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 99%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 23.3%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $22.1
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 53.2%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 75
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.4
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 4.3
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 528 – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 607 – Medium
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 44.2% – Medium
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.7:1 – Medium
Student-faculty ratio 4.9:1 – High
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $198.8
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $22.1

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Rick Shipman
Financial aid phone (517) 353-5940

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $565 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $1,078 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $565 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,078 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $68 per year
Room and board $8,550
Books and supplies $1,380
Miscellaneous expenses $4,222

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 909
Teaching assistants 164
Research assistants 214
Other appointments N/A
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 84

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