Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan USA. Founded in 1855, it was the pioneer land-grant institution and served as a model for future land-grant colleges in the United States under the 1862 Morrill Act. Its alumni include at least five winners of the Pulitzer Prize. MSUs record of Rhodes Scholars has led the Big Ten since the 1970s. MSU pioneered the studies of packaging, hospitality business, telecommunication, and music therapy. Today its study-abroad program is the largest of any single-campus university in the country, offering more than 200 programs in more than 60 countries on all continents including Antarctica. It is considered to be one of America’s Public Ivy universities, which recognizes top public research universities in the United States.
Michigan State University has been advancing knowledge and transforming lives through innovative teaching, research, and outreach for 150 years, and is known worldwide as a major public university with global reach and extraordinary impact. MSU’s degree-granting colleges and affiliated law college offer top-ranked academic programs in a beautiful, park-like Big Ten campus and community setting. Undergraduate students can choose from more than 150 programs of study and have the opportunity to work with world-renown faculty on research projects. MSU distinctions include one of the largest study abroad programs, one of the leading residence hall systems, one of the oldest and most prestigious honors colleges, and one of the largest and best career placement services in the nation.
Michigan State University is an inclusive, academic community known for our traditionally strong academic disciplines and professional programs, and our liberal arts foundation. Our cross- and interdisciplinary enterprises connect the sciences, humanities, and professions in practical, sustainable, and innovative ways to address societys rapidly changing needs.
- Address Michigan State University 426 Auditorium Road East Lansing, MI 48824
- Phone (517) 355-1855
- Website msu.edu