Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

College History

In 1855 The Michigan Legislature founded the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan. The college has always been located in East Lansing, Michigan. The school's first class of students graduated in 1861 right after the Civil War had started. In the same year, the Michigan Legislature allowed the school to start having a four year curriculum. In 1870 the college began teaching more than just agriculture. In 1955, the state officially made the college into a university.
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Financial

  • In-state cost of tuition: $13,200
  • Room and board fees (freshman):

-On and off campus: $9,154

-At home: $5,374


Fun Facts

  • School Colors: White and Green
  • School Mascot: Sparty
  • School Nickname: Spartans
  • Location: East Lansing, 3 miles from Lansing the state capital.
  • Building: 538 buildings, including 95 academic buildings.

Activities


  • Campus Ministries
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Dance Activity
  • Drama/Theater
  • Film Society
  • Fraternities
  • Government or Political Activity
  • International Student Organization
  • Jazz Band
  • Literary Magazine
  • Marching Band
  • Model United Nations
  • Music Ensembles
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
  • Pep Band
  • Radio Station
  • Sororities
  • Student Newspaper
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Television Station
  • Yearbook

Admission

  • Entering class: 7,850 (expected)
  • High school GPA: 3.4-3.9
  • Composite ACT: 23-28
  • Composite SAT (Critical Reading and Math): 1040-1210