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Michigan State University

Michigan State University

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1046
(517) 355-1855

Founded in 1855, Michigan State University is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is in East Lansing, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This public university is the biggest institution in the state of Michigan. Students are offered 14 certificates, 119 bachelors level degrees, 116 degrees at the masters level, and 90 doctoral level degrees by it. In 2010, 46,985 students sought degrees from the 197 programs at Michigan State. It offers subjects including management, technology, and veterinary medicine. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. MSU is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Michigan.

Admission

In 2010, 26,907 students applied to this university for admission. It admitted over two-thirds of the applicants or 18,835 students. Approximately 54% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 26,907 students applied to this university for admission. It admitted over two-thirds of the applicants or 18,835 students. Approximately 54% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 70%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 72%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 67%

Student Demographics

In 2010, Michigan State enrolled 46,985 students.

Student Demographics

In 2010, Michigan State enrolled 46,985 students.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 22083
  • Total Enrolled Female: 24902
  • Undergraduate Male: 17242
  • Undergraduate Female: 18679
  • Graduate Male: 4868
  • Graduate Female: 6196

Faculty Demographics

MSU employs 2,928 instructors. 87% of teachers are full-time and about 12% of teachers are part-time. About 62% of teachers are male.

Faculty Demographics

MSU employs 2,928 instructors. 87% of teachers are full-time and about 12% of teachers are part-time. About 62% of teachers are male.

  • Male: 1821
  • Female: 1107
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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