Participating Programs

Human Sciences:
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More about Great Plains IDEA at Michigan State University

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Founded

1855

Main Campus Location:

East Lansing, Michigan (pop. 48,471)

Accredited By

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
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Undergrad Population

39,143

Graduate Population

11,600

Number of Colleges

17

Nickname

Spartans

School Colors

Green and White

Mascot

Sparty the Spartan

TRADITIONS

Remember to answer “Go White” when hearing “Go Green.”

Use the Google Maps street view to take a tour of campus.  Start at the MSU Student Union where our mascot, Sparty the Spartan, is waiting to greet you!  Then head over to see what’s painted on The Rock along the Red Cedar River.  Learn more about the MSU Rock on the MSU Facebook page.