Michigan State University (MI)

Michigan State University (MI)

Common Application


Regular Decision: Rolling

Essay Questions:

Supplemental Essay Questions:  

As part of the undergraduate application for admission, each applicant is required to submit a personal statement of up to 400 words on one of two designated topics. This statement may be considered as a positive factor to enhance admissibility as well as for scholarship consideration. These are the personal statement topics on the 2016 application for admission:

  1. Michigan State University recognizes that an assortment of interests, viewpoints, and life experiences are important in student learning and enhance the university community. Describe an experience, passion, or characteristic that illustrates what you would contribute to the MSU community and how this will add to the overall richness of campus life. 
  2. Describe a significant experience from the past two years that required you to interact with someone outside of your own social or cultural group (ethnic, religious, geographic, socioeconomic, etc.). How did this affect you? What did you learn and what surprised you?

Documents Required:

  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official score reports from the SAT or ACT
  • Official score reports for TOEFL or IELTs
  • Secondary School Report
  • Mid-Year Report

Other Information:

Address: Michigan State University
               Hannah Administration Building
               426 Auditorium Road, Room 250
               East Lansing, Michigan 48824-2604

Phone: 517-355-8332
FAX: 517-353-1647
E-mail: oiss@msu.edu
Application Info: http://admissions.msu.edu/apply.asp

SAT/TOEFL Code: 1465
ACT Code: 2032