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Michigan State University

United States
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Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 165 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community.

Michigan State offers 200 academic programs across 17 degree-granting colleges. It is a leader in international enrollment and in international study opportunities, with 275 programs in more than 60 countries. The university comprises a diverse community known for strong academic disciplines and professional programs with a commitment to community engagement throughout the state and across the world. Michigan State?s cross and interdisciplinary programs connect the sciences, humanities, and professions in practical and innovative ways.

Every day, Spartan researchers push the boundaries of discovery to find solutions for a smarter, safer and healthier tomorrow. Among the top 100 research universities in the world, MSU boasts number 1-ranked graduate programs, innovative research centers and an international community of scientists and scholars. At MSU, undergraduate students have unparalleled access to the assets and opportunities available at a Big Ten university with an international reputation for life-changing research.

The university registers more than 900 student clubs, sports, and organizations and offers a wide variety of community engagement and college based activities. MSU?s Greek-letter community counts more than 50 recognized and nationally affiliated organizations. Students are served by a variety of student-run media, including independent student newspaper The State News and on-campus Impact 89 FM radio.

Michigan State is one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation, home to a diverse and inclusive academic community. It is located in East Lansing, a globally minded community at the center of the state with a population of nearly 50,000. The city?s business district and residential sections lie north of Grand River Avenue, a commercial thoroughfare which, with Michigan Avenue, forms the northern campus boundary. The city is well connected with local transportation assets, including Amtrak rail service and intercity bus services, both operating from a depot near the campus?s western side, and community and campus bus service operated by the Capital Area Transit Authority.
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Total average cost: $1767

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Specific entry requirements vary depending on the subject area, level and course. You can view all courses from Michigan State University to filter on courses to understand what requirements they have.

IELTS is accepted at Michigan State University

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