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Michigan State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

48,906 students

71% admitted

  • 42,676 full time
  • 6,230 part time
  • 19,649 men full time
  • 18,763 women full time
  • 30,224 applied
  • 21,327 admitted
  • 8,354 enrolled

36,675 Undergraduates

$32,580 tuition/year

  • 11,064 Graduates
  • 293 Non-Degree
  • $32,580 out of state
  • N/A fees
  • $8,526 room & board
  • $1,026 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Sparty the Spartan
School Colors: Green and White
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Lauren from Westland, MI
  • 0
  • The campus, food, organizations, people, academics, and nightlife of Michigan State University are unlike any other. MSU is full of down-to-earth, nice people who want to have fun but also…

  • Jul-05-2012 Read More
  • Rachel from Ann Arbor, MI
  • 0
  • michigan state had everything i was looking for in a university-challenging classes, all types of students, and a beautiful location to call home. as an undecided freshman, i appreciated the…

  • Jan-20-2012 Read More
  • Brittani from Plainwell, MI
  • 0
  • This school is great at creating a small school feeling yet is still a large university. MSU is a school dedicated to its students success and opportunities. This school allows…

  • Mar-27-2012 Read More
  • Nick from Troy, MI
  • 0
  • I don't need three sentences, I just need three words. Study, Party, Succeed. Those are the three things you will accomplish at this school. By far the most well rounded…

  • Jun-22-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Drawing upon its land-grant values, Michigan State University applies its vast capabilites, broad knowledge, willingness to engage, and collaborative approach to create opportunity and to help discover solutions for the world's most challenging problems.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Kathy
  • Jan-01-2012 I am a current student here

    I absolutely love Michigan State! I can't imagine being anywhere else but here! After a week of my winter break, I'm ready to go back. There is always something to do, the students are always friendly, and there is a place for everyone, whether that be in greek life, clubs, or sports. It has been the best days of my life at Michigan State and I will always be Spartan proud.

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  • 5
  • Alexandra
  • Dec-29-2011 I am a current student here

    MSU's campus can be overwhelming at first, but once I became used to living at school I absolutely loved it! I have made a bunch of new friends and gotten closer with ones from high school. Downtown East Lansing and the surrounding areas offer many opportunities for a break from campus, especially for shopping!

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  • 5
  • Gessika from Belleville, MI
  • Dec-27-2011 I am a current student here

    Being a freshman, I've never ran across another student who did not want to give me tips and/or advice on how to make it through my first semester or directions to a building. Upon my arrival, people were super eager and friendly to get me on beat with college life. There were so many student-ran events that I really liked because at my high school nothing was really student ran with no help from teachers. After being on campus for a couple months, it hit me that I am a real college student and the movies I've seen about college is TRUE. It's always something to do at Michigan State; whether its going to class, a sport, club, planning an event or volunteering. You can't ever say you're bored. The university even emails you with opportunities to get involved in. It's so cool to me being around other people with the same ambition and whose working towards the goal of graduating as me.

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  • 5
  • Alexis from Lynwood, IL
  • Dec-24-2011 I am a current student here

    I am enjoying being at Michigan State University because I have met new people and the teachers really care about the students. I have also had the best of luck because I also love my 3 rooms; they're really cool.

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