250 Administration Building East Lansing, MI 48824-1046 517-355-8332
http://www.msu.edu/ admis@msu.edu
About Michigan State University
  • Year of Foundation 1855
  • Size of Campus 5,200 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 35,678
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52%, 48%, 8.9%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $11,415 in-state, $30,030 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $7,770
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 35
  • Enrollment No. 36,224
Michigan State University, a member of the Association of American Universities and one of the top 100 research universities in the world, was founded in 1855. We are 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 society’s rapidly changing needs.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Arab Student Organization, Asian Pacific Student Organization, Black Student Alliance, North American Indian Student Organization, Cultural De Las Razas Unidas, etc.
  • Number of students in fraternities 32
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Epsilon Rho, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Zeta, Arnold Air Society, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Chi Epsilon, Delta Phi Alpha, Eta Kappa Nu, Eta Sigma Delta, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Golden Key, Kappa
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Other on-campus organizations 2%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus football and basketball games against University of Michigan, Homecoming parade, all athletic events, concerts, plays, etc.
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of sororities 13
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 28
  • Number of frats 32
  • Setting Suburban
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Detroit (90), Lansing (9)
  • Distance to nearest train East Lansing (0)
  • Distance to nearest bus Lansing (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 2%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 231
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 2%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 76%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 19%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 42%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 250
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library Facilities see www.lib.msu.edu
  • Number Of Subscriptions 37,832
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 350
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 8,000
  • Museums MSU Museum, Kresge Art Center, Wharton Center for Performing Arts, National Superconducting Cyclotron, Kellogg Center Hotel, Henry Development Center, Abrams Planetarium, MSU Alumni Chapel, Smith Student Athlete Academic Center, Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Number of e-books 42,148
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 6,518,542
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 2,000
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 4,830,861
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Campus Safety 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 342,873
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs 3M, Abbott Labs, Abbott Labs, Accenture, Aetna, AFLAC, Agri-King, Aldi, American Cancer Society, American Express, American Red Cross, Americorp, Applied Materials, Archer Daniels Midland, Arthur Andersen, Auto Owners, Bank of America Securities, Bank One
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Town