Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university located in East Lansing, Michigan. 

Founded in 1855, MSU has become a leading institution in higher education, recognized for its world-class academic programs, cutting-edge research, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

MSU offers over 200 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs across 17 degree-granting colleges.

The university is renowned for its programs in agriculture and natural resources, business, education, engineering, law, and medicine, among others.

MSU is also home to some of the most innovative research centers in the world, including the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, the Center for Advanced Microscopy, and the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering. 

The university has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research, encouraging collaboration between different academic disciplines to address complex societal issues.

In recent years, MSU has made significant investments in enhancing diversity and inclusion on campus. 

The university has established a number of initiatives to support underrepresented students, including the Neighborhood Student Success Collaborative and the Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives.

MSU is also home to a vibrant campus life, with over 900 student organizations, 25 NCAA Division I athletic teams, and a range of cultural and social events throughout the year. 

The university is committed to providing students with a well-rounded education, preparing them not only for their chosen careers, but also for leadership roles in their communities and beyond.