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Michigan State University

World Rankings

  • THE World University Ranking (2018–19) 93


  • Michigan State University (MSU) was founded in 1855 and is state-funded.
  • The first classes were held on 14 May, 1857, when five faculty members taught 63 students. 
  • MSU joined the Association of American Universities in 1964.
  • MSU's motto is 'Advancing Knowledge. Transforming Lives'.


Michigan State University, International Center, 427 N. Shaw Lane, Room 105, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA