Michigan State University

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About

History

MSU has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. Founded in 1855, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, MSU is a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Education

MSU Offers more than 200 programs of undergraduate, graduate, and professional study at 17 degree-granting colleges.

Research

Every day, dedicated Spartan scientists, scholars, and students create and apply knowledge as they work to provide sustainable solutions to the world’s most challenging problems. Among the world’s top research universities, MSU is committed to providing opportunities for undergraduate research and creative activities and is home to top-ranked graduate programs and world-leading research centers that attract an international community of scientists and graduate students.

Bachelor's programmes

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
81
2017
-
2016
-
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2018
83 18
2017
101 -2
2016
99
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2017
101
2016
101 -2
2015
99
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2018
149 11
2017
160 4
2016
164
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Student services

The mission of the Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) is to provide support to Michigan State University’s international students, scholars and families.Services include:

  • Advising on and facilitating compliance with U.S. immigration regulations.
  • Conducting orientations and other special programming that help international students and scholars integrate into and adjust to the academic, cultural and social life of MSU.
  • Serving as a liaison with U.S. government agencies, foreign embassies, sponsors and educational foundations that support international students and scholars.
  • Contributing to the internationalization of MSU by providing opportunities for growth through cross-cultural interactions.

Library services

We also offer some curated items from our collections shared via our Online Exhibits and Collections listingsome of which are targeted to move into our Digital Repository.

ICT services

PRACTICE: We deliver effective and efficient service. We anticipate change and have a bias for taking innovative action and creating a collaborative environment.

PEOPLE: We empower employees to advance our mission and foster personal growth through continuous learning and development.

STEWARDSHIP: We are accountable for the decisions, outcomes and financial results that ensure a sustainable future. We utilize technology and analytics to drive action and continually evaluate performance.

Student Life

Campus life

Located in East Lansing, three miles east of Michigan’s capitol in Lansing

5,200-acre campus with 2,100 acres in existing or planned development

545 buildings, including 103 with academic or instructional space

Approximately 19,600 acres throughout Michigan used for agricultural and natural resources research and education

Sports facilities

  • 25 varsity squads: 12 intercollegiate sports for men and 13 intercollegiate sports for women
  • 2014 Rose Bowl champions
  • 19 straight NCAA appearances by men’s basketball team, including nine Final Four appearances
  • One of the largest intramural sports programs in the nation

Student clubs

Student organizations

  • Registered student groups: more than 650 each year
  • Student media: The State News and Impact 89 FM radio
  • Greek-letter community: more than 50 nationally affiliated organizations

Accreditation

TOP DISTINCTIONS

U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU

  • 75th among the world's top 100 universities
  • 45th among the nation's public universities
  • First in the nation for 22 straight years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education
  • First in the nation for graduate programs in nuclear physics, organizational psychology, and rehabilitation counseling
  • First in the nation for undergraduate program in supply chain

Ranks 40th among public universities for in-state students in Kiplinger’s 2016 edition of Best Values in Public Colleges

Member of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities

East Lansing, Michigan, United States