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Michigan State University

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

Very Large Institution

38000

Undergraduate Students

Average Undergraduate Class Size

First year: 45 Subsequent years: 35

Education Model

Liberal Arts with a heavy emphasis on research

Selectivity

Somewhat Selective

Internships within degree

Yes – some programs require this. 77% of students completed internships last year.

Study Abroad Available

Yes – on all seven continents

IB Grade Requirements

We do not have a set minimum requirement, but we prefer to see 30 points and higher.

UFP Requirements

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.

Cost of Tuition

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

Financial Aid Available?

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.

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.

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Subjects

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USA Top 100

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Accounting & Finance
Country Top 100
Accounting & Finance
World Top 100
Anthropology
World Top 200
Architecture & Built Environment
World Top 200
Biological Sciences
World Top 200
Biological Sciences/Biology
Country Top 100
Buisness and Management
Industry Top 100
Business and Management
Country Top 100
Business and Management
World Top 100
Chemical Engineering
World Top 200
Chemistry
World Top 200
Civil and Structural Engineering
World Top 200
Communication and Media Studies
Country Top 50
Communication and Media Studies
World Top 50
Computer Science
Country Top 100
Computer Science and Information Systems
World Top 200
Development Studies
World Top 50
Economics & Econometrics
World Top 100
Education
Country Top 100
Education & Training
World Top 50
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
World Top 50
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
World Top 200
Engineering and Technology
World Top 200
English Language & Literature
World Top 100
Environmental Sciences
World Top 100
Geology
World Top 200
History
World Top 200
Hospitality & Leisure Management
World Top 50
Linguistics
World Top 50
Materials Sciences
World Top 200
Mathematics
World Top 100
Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
World Top 100
Medicine
World Top 200
Modern Languages
World Top 200
Music
Country Top 100
Nursing
World Top 200
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
World Top 200
Philosophy
World Top 200
Physics
USA Top 100
Physics & Astronomy
World Top 100
Physiotherapy/Kinesiology & Physical Therapy
Country Top 100
Psychology
World Top 50
Public Policy
USA Top 100
Sociology
World Top 200
Sports-Related Subjects
World Top 100
Statistics and Operational Research
World Top 200
Veterinary Science
World Top 50
Subject Name
Degree Area
Accounting & Finance
Business
African Studies
Language & Culture
American Studies
Language & Culture
Anatomy Physiology and Pathology
Sciences
Anthropology
Society & Social Sciences
Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies
Language & Culture
Archaeology
Society & Social Sciences
Art & Design
Art & Design
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Computing & ICT
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Sciences
Audiology
Medicine & Healthcare
Bio-Veterinary/Animal Science
Sciences
Biochemistry/Biomedicine
Sciences
Biological Sciences
Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Engineering
Business and Management
Business
Chemical/Energy Engineering
Engineering
Chemistry
Sciences
Chinese Studies
Language & Culture
Civil Engineering
Engineering
Classics and Ancient History
Society & Social Sciences
Communication and Media Studies
English & Media
Computer Games and Graphics
Computing & ICT
Computer Science
Computing & ICT
Creative Writing
English & Media
Dance
Performing Arts
Data Science
Computing & ICT
Development Studies
Society & Social Sciences
Dietetics/Nutrition
Medicine & Healthcare
Drama & Theatre
Performing Arts
Ecology & Conservation
Sciences
Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Education
Society & Social Sciences
Electronic/Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English Literature and/or Language
English & Media
Environmental Science
Sciences
Fashion
Art & Design
Film and Media Production
Art & Design
Financial Mathematics
Mathematics
Geography
Society & Social Sciences
Geology/Geoscience
Sciences
History
Society & Social Sciences
Hospitality Leisure and Tourism
Business
Information Technology
Computing & ICT
International Relations
Society & Social Sciences
Japanese
Language & Culture
Journalism
English & Media
Law
Society & Social Sciences
Legal Studies/Pre-Law
Society & Social Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Linguistics
Language & Culture
Manufacturing
Engineering
Marketing
Business
Materials Science
Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering
Modern Languages Mixed
Language & Culture
Music
Performing Arts
Natural Sciences
Sciences
Nursing
Medicine & Healthcare
Occupational Therapy
Medicine & Healthcare
Optometry
Medicine & Healthcare
Philosophy
Society & Social Sciences
Philosophy Politics and Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Physics
Sciences
Physiotherapy
Medicine & Healthcare
Politics
Society & Social Sciences
Pre-Med
Medicine & Healthcare
Psychology
Society & Social Sciences
Social Policy
Society & Social Sciences
Sociology
Society & Social Sciences
Software Engineering
Computing & ICT
Speech and Language Therapy
Medicine & Healthcare
Sport Science
Sciences
Statistics
Mathematics
Theology and Religious Studies
Society & Social Sciences
Urban Planning
Society & Social Sciences
Veterinary Medicine
Sciences
Zoology
Sciences

Undergraduate Research

Thousands of research projects take place across campus. MSU undergraduates are encouraged to work closely and collaboratively with our world-renowned researchers.