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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/05/2015

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.

Information provided on the Statement of Affiliation Status reflects the most recent actions of the Commission. The Commission has a multi-level decision process. Any institutional changes that are currently under review are not made public until final action has been taken.

**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

Michigan State University

Hannah Administration Building
426 Auditorium Rd

East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 355-6560 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Lou Anna K. Simon, President
Name change notes: Michigan Agricultural College to Michigan State Agricultural College (1927) to Michigan State College (1950) to Michigan State University of Agriculture and Applied Sciences (1955) to Michigan State University (1958)
HLC Institution ID: 1346
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Accreditation Date(s): 01/01/1915

Summary of Commission Review

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2005 - 2006

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2015 - 2016

Last Date of Information Change: 10/29/2013

Control: Public
Degrees Awarded (details below): Bachelors, Doctors, Masters, Certificate

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/16/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 35,038   3,357
Graduate: 8,367   2,928
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   47  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/16/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 0   0
Bachelors Degrees 158   7,924
Masters Degrees 141   2,388
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 124   1,172
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/16/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 15   103

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 03/27/2014)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine at Macomb University Center - Clinton Township, MI; MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine at Detroit Medical Center - Detroit, MI; Michigan State University Detroit Center - Detroit, MI; MSU Central - Grand Rapids, MI; MSU College of Human Medicine at Secchia Center - Grand Rapids, MI; MSU Southwest - Hickory Corners, MI; MSU Upper Peninsula - Marquette, MI; MSU Southeast - Novi, MI; MSU North - Traverse City, MI;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   China Turfgrass Management - Beijing, CHINA; MSU Dubai - Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES; University of Plymouth - Plymouth, UNITED KINGDOM;