Michigan State University
Contact: Julie Sinclair, Admissions Assistant Director
Tel: 517-353-1308, Fax: 517-353-1647
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Founded in 1855, Michigan State University (MSU) is ranked in the top 100 Universities by Reputation 2013 list published by Times Higher Education and as one of the top 100 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its Academic Ranking of World Universities. The 2012 rankings also place MSU among the world’s top 100 universities in five fields, economics/business, social science, life and agricultural sciences, and engineering/technology and computer sciences. Additionally, MSU is ranked 28th among U.S. public universities by U.S. News & World Report. MSU has been listed in various national publications as one of the top universities in the United States for numerous programs, including business, accounting, hospitality business, international relations, packaging, education, advertising, journalism, economics, communication, supply chain management, and criminal justice. MSU is a member of the Association of American Universities, a group of 60 U.S. and two Canadian universities regarded as among the top research-intensive academic institutions in North America.
MSU has an enrollment of over 48,000 students, including more than 36,000 undergraduate students. MSU is home to nearly 6,600 international students representing more than 130 countries. MSU offers over 200 programs of study for undergraduates and graduate students, as well as a law school and three medical schools.
MSU has an active global engagement with 1,400 faculty and staff members engaged in international research and teaching, 280 partnerships with international institutions, and 25 internationally focused centers, institutes, and offices.
Michigan State University maintains an extensive research agenda, including the following:
MSU is located in East Lansing, Michigan, once voted as one of the “friendliest cities” in the United States. A large variety of on-campus residence halls and apartments are available. Numerous student activities and organizations are offered. MSU also provides a variety of services for international students and scholars and their families.