Michigan State University Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (60)
Overall, I enjoyed my time at Michigan State University. From the freshman orientation to graduation, it was an experience that can never be taken away or imitiated. The experiences with all the on campus events especially during home football games were wonderful. Spartan for life. Class of 2006.
I went to Michigan State University and graduated with a Kinesiology major and a minor in Health Promotion. This major allowed to refine my lecture size and provide more one on one time with my professors, while attending one of the largest universities. After choosing a Kinesiology major, it is even a requirement to decide on a minor, which helps promote a more rounded education, increasing my chances of success post graduation. As I have gone on to further my education with a Master's in Orthotics and Prosthetics, the broad spectrum of health related classes has given students a wide spectrum of professions to plan to prepare for. It provided the large campus, yet intimate class size that I desired for my college experience.
The engineering college at Michigan State University is a very open and fun college to be involved in. The instructors are more than happy to help with any questions, they also help to find internship and job opportunities. The teaching assistants and learning assistants are very smart and educated individuals who genuinely care about the students.
Michigan State University provided a great place to flourish as an individual in an academic setting. Every professor I was able to interact with during my four years in undergrad had an immense amount of knowledge and experience that they were able to share with students. In addition to the rich classroom setting and staff experiences, student groups and campus organization are bountiful and offer opportunities to get involved with individual interests outside of the classroom and explore various experiences that help students grow and navigate their academic and professional lives.
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!