Michigan State University

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. The nation's pioneer land-grant university, MSU was founded as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. In communities from East Lansing to East Africa, MSU Spartans push the boundaries of discovery and forge enduring partnerships to solve the world's most pressing problems--from ensuring safe food and water supplies and developing lifesaving vaccines to exploring alternative energy and preparing a new generation of urban educators. One of the top research universities in the world and a member of the Association of American Universities, MSU offers nationally ranked and recognized academic, undergraduate research, residential college, and service-learning programs and is a leader in study abroad among public universities. A diverse and inclusive academic community, MSU enrolls more than 50,000 students from all 50 states and more than 130 countries, employs more than 2,000 tenure system faculty members, and offers more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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Public, Coed 1855 N/A Semester $2.6 billion 426 Auditorium Road, East Lansing, MI 48824 (517) 355-1855
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54 100.0 Michigan East Lansing 505 514 83