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Michigan State University

Location

Michigan State University, East Lansing United States

Ranking

# =152QS World University Rankings

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153Undergraduate programs

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261Postgraduate programs

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About Michigan State University

Founded in 1855 as the nation's pioneer land-grant institution, Michigan State University is committed to pushing the boundaries of discovery and forging enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges. MSU is among the top research universities in the world, offering nationally ranked and recognized academic, undergraduate research, residential college, and service-learning programs, and is a leader in education abroad among public universities. A diverse and inclusive academic community, MSU enrolls more than 50,000 students from all 50 states and more than 130 countries, employs more than 2,000 tenure-system faculty members, and offers more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.


About Michigan State University

Founded in 1855 as the nation's pioneer land-grant institution, Michigan State University is committed to pushing the boundaries of discovery and forging enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges. MSU is among the top research universities in the world, offering nationally ranked and recognized academic, undergraduate research, residential college, and service-learning programs, and is a leader in education abroad among public universities. A diverse and inclusive academic community, MSU enrolls more than 50,000 students from all 50 states and more than 130 countries, employs more than 2,000 tenure-system faculty members, and offers more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.


Available programs

For over 150 years, Michigan State has been advancing knowledge and transforming lives through teaching, research, and outreach. Founded in 1855 as the nation's pioneer land-grant institution, Michigan State University has grown to one of the largest universities in the United States. MSU's history of academic distinction has led to the development of a diverse community of students representing all 50 states and more than 125 foreign countries. Many of MSU 150 undergraduate majors are nationally ranked, and students easily find their niche on the 5,200-acre Big Ten campus, quickly discovering the benefits of living in academic residential communities, and receiving personal guidance through individualized academic advising - available for all students starting in their freshman year.

For over 150 years, Michigan State has been advancing knowledge and transforming lives through teaching, research, and outreach. Founded in 1855 as the nation's pioneer land-grant institution, Michigan State University has grown to one of the largest universities in the United States. MSU's history of academic distinction has led to the development of a diverse community of students representing all 50 states and more than 125 foreign countries. Many of MSU 150 undergraduate majors are nationally ranked, and students easily find their niche on the 5,200-acre Big Ten campus, quickly discovering the benefits of living in academic residential communities, and receiving personal guidance through individualized academic advising - available for all students starting in their freshman year.

University information

Bachelor

1130+
2+
6+
79+

Master

674+
3+
6+
80+
45,490
81%
19%
4,728
58%
42%
2,984
76%
24%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

Michigan State University is one of the top universities in East Lansing, United States. It is ranked #=152 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #174
  • 2014
    #171
  • 2015
    #=195
  • 2016
    #164
  • 2017
    #=160
  • 2018
    #=149
  • 2019
    #=141
  • 2020
    #144
  • 2021
    #157
  • 2022
    #157
  • 2023
    #159
  • 2024
    #136
  • 2025
    #=152

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