Michigan State University
Michigan State University

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  • University Offices:
    220 Trowbridge
    RdEast Lansing, MI 48824 United States
  • Telephone:
    +1 517 355 1855
  • Fax:
    +1 517 353-1647
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Michigan State University (MSU) is situated in East Lansing, Michigan, the United States of America (USA). It is a public research, land- grant, and sea grant university and was established in 1855. It was first institution which is land granted under the Act of Morrill- 1862. It was established as the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan. It is the oldest university of the nation to teach scientific agriculture.

Later, the institution became coeducational and started teaching other curricula. It is the USA’s ninth- largest university. Currently, it has 5,40,000 living alumni in the world. The campus is the home of the Abrams Planetarium, Wharton Center for Performing Arts, and the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. It initiated the fields of studies like hospitality business, communication sciences, supply chain management, and packaging. It is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and has a sporting affiliation with NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association).

In 2014/15, the university had 50543 students and a faculty of 5300. It has an endowment of $2.5 billion. MSU is the United States’ ninth largest university. Among the names of meritorious students are William Fawcett, Andrew Beal, Ryan Riess, Verghese Kurian, and Jacques Levy.