Michigan State University
MSU is massive and overflowing with school spirit from the campus, the surrounding community, and more than half a million alumni all over the world.
Average 1st Year Class Size:
Large campus surrounded by a small city (East Lansing) within the Lansing Metro area (500,000 people)
First year: 45 Subsequent years: 35
Founded in 1855, Michigan State University is one of the top 100 research universities in the world. Offering more than 200 majors including a law school and three medical schools, MSU is nationally recognized for numerous undergraduate and graduate programs, including business, accounting, hospitality business, international relations, packaging, education, advertising, journalism, economics, communication, and criminal justice. MSU has an enrollment of 50,000 students, including more than 38,000 undergraduate students. Over 6,200 international students representing more than 130 countries are proud to call MSU home. MSU is located in East Lansing, Michigan, once voted as one of the “friendliest cities” in the United States.
We do not have a set minimum requirement, but we prefer to see 30 points and higher.
We would consider on a case-by-case basis. We would recommend SAT or ACT results with this to help bolster the application, but we do not require these tests for admission consideration.
Internships within degree
Study Abroad available
Liberal Arts with a heavy emphasis on research
Yes – some programs require this. 77% of students completed internships last year.
Yes – on all seven continents
International Tuition & Fees (including room and board, health insurance, books, and personal expenses): $59,694
Full cost breakdown available here:
We offer merit-based scholarships to International students. These typically range from 10-50% of the overall costs. We recommend students apply by December 1 of their final year of high school for maximum scholarship consideration.
World Rankings = QS World Subject Rankings 2020
Country Rankings = Niche Best by Major Ranking
Please note that rankings do not exist for all subjects