Michigan State University

Michigan State University

Michigan State University is a member university of Great Plains IDEA, a consortium of notable universities throughout the United States who collaborate to provide innovative, online courses from top-notch faculty. Through Great Plains IDEA, you can choose Michigan State University as your home university and take courses from universities across the consortium.

Participating Programs

As a member of Great Plains IDEA, Michigan State University is able to offer two master's degree programs and one bachelor's completion program, all provided completely online to maximize the flexibility that working professionals need. And with one affordable common price, it's even easier for you to invest in your future.

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Founded

1855

Main Campus Location:

East Lansing, Michigan (pop. 48,144)

Accredited By

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

39,423

Graduate Population

10,928

Number of Colleges

17

Nickname

Spartans

School Colors

Green and White

Mascot

Sparty the Spartan

Michigan State University Traditions

Michigan State University provides high-caliber opportunities that enable Spartan students to create powerful, personalized paths, and to compete with the best in the world.

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.

Earn a Degree at Michigan State University through Great Plains IDEA

As a member university of Great Plains IDEA, Michigan State University offers students a unique opportunity to earn an online degree while balancing work and family life. With Michigan State University as your home university, your academic dreams are within reach.

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