Founded in 1855, Michigan State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of East Lansing (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Michigan. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Michigan State University (MSU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Michigan State University (MSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 165 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. MSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Michigan State University|
|Motto||Advancing Knowledge. Transforming Lives.
|Colours||Green and white|
|Address||220 Trowbridge Road
|Tel||+1 (517) 355 1855|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||250 Administration Building
(517) 355 8332
|Control Type||Public State|
|Land Grant Institution||Yes|
|Basic Classification||Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity|
|2000 Classification||Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, large, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||High undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence|
Michigan State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 3,563,089 physical volumes, 870,221 physical media, 173,137 digital/electronic medium and 1,558 licensed digital/electronic databases. Michigan State University's library has 2 branches.
Michigan State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 17,547 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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