Michigan State University is a public, state school in the suburb of East Lansing, Michigan. Michigan State was founded in 1855. The college enrolls around 49,659 students a year, including 38,574 undergrads.
It is moderately difficult to get into Michigan State. Michigan State admitted 83% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 50,630 students applied to Michigan State and 42,150 were admitted.
|Michigan State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||83%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA Offered but % not available|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||48%|
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Michigan State University is locatedin the town of East Lansing, Michigan, in the city of Detroit.
If you want to see Michigan State for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 96 and Interstate 69 to East Lansing, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Capital Region International.
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426 Auditorium Road East Lansing, MI 48824
Campus Setting: Suburban
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Michigan State is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Michigan State is Continuous processing.
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28 and Above
22 to 28
22 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Michigan State is 26. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Michigan State. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1310 and Above
1110 to 1310
1110 and Less
The median SAT score for Michigan State students is 1196. Applicants with SAT scores of 1310 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Michigan State, while applicants with SAT scores between 1110 to 1310 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1110 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Michigan State.
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Wondering what life at Michigan State is like? There are approximately 49,659 students enrolled at Michigan State, including 38,574 undergraduate students and 11,085 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from MI and 14% percent of students are from other states.
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