Michigan State University Graduate Program Reviews

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92%
of students recommend
(4.07 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 262 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC, + 4 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB
  • Campus Setting: City: Small
  • Student Population: 50,340 (39,090 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 27% part-time, 73% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $17,436 in-state; $34,260 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2016

I enjoy the program but wish there was more financial aid available.
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

A lot of support throughout the program and with your future career.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2012

Excellent program with both applied and non-applied learning streams. Works hard to find students the money to pay for college.
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2016

The anthropology program at Michigan State is a challenging yet rewarding learning experience.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2013

I highly recommend this program although you will find all of your free time devoted to schooling.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2016

Pros: -Diverse, experienced, helpful, and focused faculty -Large university with a multitude of options for research outside the department -Results driven environment -Diverse and hard-working peers -Very supportive, but also a challenging, grad student culture Cons: -Some disagreement between the sub-divisions of anthropology in the department
2.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2015

Michigan State as a university is a good school with a lot of diverse opportunities for students. My department lacks in funding and teaching opportunities, however, there are a lot of places you can find other funding on campus.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Sociology
Graduation Year: 2015

Faculty are very accessible and program is quite flexible in terms of interdisciplinary possibilities.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros and cons very quiet a bit depending on who the students advisor is, so it is difficult to say globally. But in general, East Lansing is a really affordable place for graduate students and the State of Michigan has tons to offer. The quality of the psychology education at MSU is top-notch. This comes with having a tough workload, but is worth it.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

MSU's students and faculty provide great support!
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