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.

USA

Undergraduate Students:
Average 1st Year Class Size:

Large campus surrounded by a small city (East Lansing) within the Lansing Metro area (500,000 people)

38000

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.

Selectivity

IB Grades

UFP Grades

Somewhat Selective

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.

Education Model

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

Tuition Cost

Financial Aid

International Tuition & Fees (including room and board, health insurance, books, and personal expenses): $59,694
Full cost breakdown available here: https://admissions.msu.edu/cost-aid/tuition-fees/default.aspx

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.

Subjects

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Accounting & Finance

World Top 100, Country Top 100

Anatomy Physiology and Pathology

World Top 200

Archaeology

Astronomy/Astrophysics

World Top 200

Biochemistry/Biomedicine

World Top 200

Business and Management

World Top 100, Country Top 100

Chinese Studies

World Top 200

Communication and Media Studies

World Top 50, Country Top 50

Creative Writing

Development Studies

World Top 100

Ecology & Conservation

World Top 100, Country Top 100

Electronic/Electrical Engineering

World Top 200

Fashion

French

World Top 200

German

World Top 200

Hospitality Leisure and Tourism

World Top 100

Japanese

World Top 200

Legal Studies/Pre-Law

World Top 200

Manufacturing

Mathematics

World Top 100

Modern Languages Mixed

World Top 200

Nursing

World Top 100

Philosophy

Physiotherapy

Country Top 50

Pre-Med

Social Policy

Country Top 50

Spanish

World Top 200

Statistics

World Top 100

Veterinary Medicine

World Top 10

African Studies

World Top 200

Anthropology

Art & Design

Country Top 100

Audiology

Biological Sciences

World Top 200, Country Top 100

Chemical/Energy Engineering

World Top 200

Civil Engineering

World Top 200

Computer Games and Graphics

World Top 200, Country Top 100

Dance

Dietetics/Nutrition

Economics

World Top 100

English Literature and/or Language

World Top 200

Film and Media Production

Geography

World Top 200

Hispanic Studies

World Top 200

Information Technology

World Top 200, Country Top 100

Journalism

Liberal Arts and Sciences

World Top 200

Marketing

World Top 100

Mechanical Engineering

World Top 200

Music

Occupational Therapy

Country Top 50

Philosophy Politics and Economics

Politics

Psychology

World Top 50

Sociology

World Top 200

Speech and Language Therapy

Theology and Religious Studies

Youth and Childhood Studies

American Studies

Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies

World Top 200

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

World Top 200, Country Top 100

Bio-Veterinary/Animal Science

World Top 10, Country Top 50

Biomedical Engineering

Chemistry

World Top 200, Country Top 100

Classics and Ancient History

Computer Science

World Top 200, Country Top 100

Data Science

World Top 200, Country Top 100

Drama & Theatre

Education

World Top 50, Country Top 50

Environmental Science

World Top 100, Country Top 100

Financial Mathematics

World Top 100

Geology/Geoscience

History

World Top 200

International Relations

Law

World Top 200

Linguistics

World Top 100

Materials Science

World Top 200

Medicine (Undergraduate)

World Top 200

Natural Sciences

World Top 200

Optometry

Physics

World Top 200, Country Top 50

Portuguese

World Top 200

Russian and East European Languages

World Top 200

Software Engineering

World Top 200, Country Top 100

Sport Science

World Top 100

Urban Planning

Zoology

World Top 200

World Rankings = QS World Subject Rankings 2020 https://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2020
Country Rankings = Niche Best by Major Ranking https://www.niche.com/colleges/rankings/
Please note that rankings do not exist for all subjects

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