MSU has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. Founded in 1855, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, MSU is a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.
MSU Offers more than 200 programs of undergraduate, graduate, and professional study at 17 degree-granting colleges.
Every day, dedicated Spartan scientists, scholars, and students create and apply knowledge as they work to provide sustainable solutions to the world’s most challenging problems. Among the world’s top research universities, MSU is committed to providing opportunities for undergraduate research and creative activities and is home to top-ranked graduate programs and world-leading research centers that attract an international community of scientists and graduate students.
The mission of the Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) is to provide support to Michigan State University’s international students, scholars and families.Services include:
We also offer some curated items from our collections shared via our Online Exhibits and Collections listingsome of which are targeted to move into our Digital Repository.
PRACTICE: We deliver effective and efficient service. We anticipate change and have a bias for taking innovative action and creating a collaborative environment.
PEOPLE: We empower employees to advance our mission and foster personal growth through continuous learning and development.
STEWARDSHIP: We are accountable for the decisions, outcomes and financial results that ensure a sustainable future. We utilize technology and analytics to drive action and continually evaluate performance.
Located in East Lansing, three miles east of Michigan’s capitol in Lansing
5,200-acre campus with 2,100 acres in existing or planned development
545 buildings, including 103 with academic or instructional space
Approximately 19,600 acres throughout Michigan used for agricultural and natural resources research and education
U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU
Ranks 40th among public universities for in-state students in Kiplinger’s 2016 edition of Best Values in Public Colleges
Member of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities