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Michigan State is a public graduate school in East Lansing, Michigan in the Lansing Area. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 10,928 graduate students. Of the 121 graduate programs offered at Michigan State University, 16 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Michigan State University are Osteopathy, Medical Social Work, and Organizational Leadership. 26% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
10,928
Part-Time Grad Students
2,809
Research Assistants
1,822
Teaching Assistants
1,335
Racial Diversity
  • White
    60.6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    20%
  • African American
    5.4%
  • Asian
    5%
  • Hispanic
    4.3%
  • Unknown
    2.3%
  • Multiracial
    1.9%
  • Native American
    0.4%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.2%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 8 responses
  • Driven
    38%
  • Friendly
    13%
  • Intellectual
    25%
  • Michiganders
    25%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 8 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    50%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    25%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    13%
  • Needs sensitivity training
    13%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
88%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 8 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 8 responses
Poll
63%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 8 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 8 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    13%
  • $50K-$75K
    13%
  • $25K-$50K
    50%
  • <$25K
    25%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 8 responses
  • $50-$75K
    13%
  • Did not graduate yet
    88%
63%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 8 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$39,867
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$952
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$192,800
National
$217,500

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