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Michigan State University (Michigan State or MSU) is a public land-grant research university in East Lansing, Michigan. It was founded in 1855 as the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan , the first of its kind in the United States.
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Majors, degrees and programs. Explore over 400 undergraduate, graduate and certificate areas of study across our 17 degree-granting colleges. You can also customize your degree by choosing a minor , or explore majors and academic opportunities based on your career interest area .
Michigan State University's ranking in the 2024 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #60. Its in-state tuition and fees are $15,372; out-of-state tuition and fees are $41,958.
9,676. Entering class. 3.5-4.0. average high school GPA of first-year class. 23-29. composite ACT score. 1130-1350. total SAT score. *middle 50 percent of enrolled first-year students.
About. Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 165 years. A top global university, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery to make a better world while providing students with life-changing opportunities.