Michigan State University Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (56)
Attending Michigan State was one of the best choices I've ever made. I love this university to a far greater degree than I could have ever imagined. Attending MSU is more than just attending a university. You grow to love the unviersity, you grow to love the community, you become apart of something that will last with you even after you graduate. The pride I have in my alma mater is extreme.
Michigan State University provides students with a well-balanced environment that encourages exploration and cross-collaboration. I often found myself in classrooms surrounded by students representing various undergraduate degrees. Among the benefits of being an MSU student is the accessibility to explore and undertake a multitude of majors/minors across the varying residential colleges, which in turn enables for the opportunity for students to create a more comprehensive and unique degree. To this end, MSU residential colleges (James Madison, Lyman Briggs, Eli Broad, ect.) are also well structured to bring about a more personal advising approach, both academic and career, that complements well the obvious resources associated with a larger university. A suggestion worth noting would be to ensure that you take advantage of the resources of these residential colleges to aid in your progression through MSU, they can be unbelievably impactful when the effort is put forth to use them.
Michigan State has a great studio art program. It is in a great location if like me you aren't a fan of congested cities. And the guest lecture series that is provided for students, staff, and anyone in the area really is fantastic. I am really happy that MSU was where I attended for my undergraduate degree.
This university has a great engineering department. My advisers, and other programs helped set me up with 2 internships during my time at MSU. The atmosphere here is great as well; the campus is very active and alive, especially when it is warm out. I came into this university indifferent; it was either here or U of M. I chose MSU because I was treated much better on my high school campus tour, and the surroundings here are so nice. The skills and network that I was able to build during my time at MSU set me up for a successful career. I would recommend any prospective engineering student to attend MSU.
As a large university Michigan State University afforded me a lot of opportunities that would not have otherwise been available to a person from a very small town. Th universities study abroad programs and career advancement programs in particular were very helpful.
Michigan State is an eclectic college town. East Lansing has its good and bad spots like most campuses. There is a heavy focus on athletics, so if you're not into sports make sure you're comfortable being uncomfortable when people try to talk about them to you. Much like other Colleges, classes depend on your Major and the Professor. Use office hours!
Michigan State University is an exceptional university. First and foremost, the campus itself is absolutely beautiful. From the Red Cedar River, to the river-trail, to the farm land, MSU covers a lot of ground. MSU also provides students will an exceeding level of diversity in its students, programs, and faculty. You will have the chance to work beside world-renowned professors and researchers all while experiencing the essence of East Lansing, MI.
Michigan State University was an amazing experience. As a traditional agricultural school, science based programs here are of the highest quality. As an individual who is pursuing a career in healthcare, I was extremely pleased with the opportunities I was provided at Michigan State University.
Michigan State University (MSU) could not have provided me with a better undergraduate experience. MSU has a sense of unity unlike any other. Between the difficult academics, endless networking opportunities and powerful school spirit, MSU taught me how to be both a prosperous and intelligent woman in our modern world. The key component to providing a challenging academic program are the professors. Specifically, the kinesiology and human biology professors at MSU. Not only did they provide me with information from my specific field, but they also provided guidance on how to use this information and apply it to our careers. For example, my exercise physiology professor taught us how to apply our knowledge of the musculoskeletal system to creating new exercise programs for unique individuals. Instead of using a lecture-based classroom, he used a hands-on method to inspire our creative selves. MSU professors also inspired group discussion and group projects. Although some may dread working with others, it is essential to learn how to work as a team for any future career. Learning how to understand and appreciate others opinions is what facilitates new ideas and future developments. Not only did MSU offer rewarding academics, but also opportunities to network and meet new people in the area. MSUs location was in the heart of East Lansing and less than five miles away from Lansing, Michigans capital city. The location of the campus itself provided opportunities to experience the real world outside of college. MSU also offered opportunities to network, including academic and career-affiliated clubs, career fairs, and career counseling. I took advantage of all three of these opportunities which aided me in my quest for a starting job after graduation. Without joining the pre-physician assistant club, I would not have found my current job as a medical assistant to gain the healthcare experience I need. When choosing a university, a student wants to feel at home. In other words, the school culture needs to be a good fit for the individual. Between the endless sports chants to the friendliness of streetwalkers, there is no such thing as not fitting in at MSU. I am proud to be a graduate from Michigan State University and I would highly recommend any individual to choose this school to pursue their dreams.
I got a great education from Michigan State. MSU has an plethora of resources to choose from in any state of your undergraduate career, they are there to help you through it all whether you need basic core class tutoring or you need help with a personal statement/career advising for applications to graduate school, they are there to help you. My best advice is take advantage of all the resources available to you.