Michigan State University’s Recognitions in the Last Years

For more than 160 years, Michigan State University is known for working for the advancement of the common good of people with its rare will, by building partnerships and pushing the boundaries to face the most pressing global challenges.

“Michigan State University is recognized internationally as one of the top research university.”

Michigan State University is recognized internationally as one of the top research university and as a leader in international engagement by providing various innovative research and academic programs.

List of all the recognitions received by Michigan State University in the past years:

  • MSU is one of the top 70 universities in the world, as per the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2016.
  • Michigan State is at number 78th in theS. News and World Report “Best Global Universities” rankings, which analyze more than 1,000 colleges. Among U.S. colleges, MSU positions 45th, which is 1, spot up from the previous year.
  • As per the Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2015, MSU ranks amongst the top 100 global universities.
  • As per a Wikipedia-mining algorithm highlighted in the MIT Technology Review, MSU is at number 63 among the world’s most influential universities and at number 5 in the Big Ten.
  • As per the Washington Monthly’s 2015 National Universities Rankings, MSU is at the 33rdp position among 279 higher education institutions analyzed by the publication. Rankings depend on how well the university is improving its social mobility, promoting reach and public service.
  • MSU is ranked at number 11 in Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the Buck” rankings, on a list of more than 400 Midwest schools.
  • MSU is among the top 10 research institutions in the USA, known for producing Fulbright students and researchers for 2014-15, as per the Chronicle of Higher Education.
  • MSU earned the gold status in the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency’s 2016 Veteran-Friendly School program rankings.

    “Recognized as one of the 353 green colleges.”
  • In the Princeton Review’s 2015 Guide, MSU was recognized as one of the 353 green colleges which mainly focus on colleges that have displayed a strong commitment towards the environment and its sustainability.
  • On the most recent list of Highly Cited Researchers by the Institute for Scientific Information, there are 27 MSU faculty members. Individuals on this list are among the top 250 researchers across the world in their respective fields in terms of the number of citations to research published during 1981 to 2007. They also represent about half of 1% of all the researchers in the social sciences and sciences.
  • The U.S. Department of Energy has chosen MSU to design and set up a Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, which is given a name FRIB. The facility is worth $730 million and will help in the advance understanding of rare nuclear isotopes as well as will help in the evolution of the cosmos. It also provides various research opportunities for researchers. Michigan State is known as the world leader for the research of rare isotope and it is also committed to provide advancing accelerator based sciences for more than five decades.
  • MSU is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. It is a group of only sixty U.S. and two Canadian universities which are collectively known as the top research-intensive foundations in North America.
  • MSU is the only university which has the facility of on-campus medical schools graduating osteopathic, allopathic and also as veterinarians. With time as the university will extend its college of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine to other areas of the state MSU will become one of the largest universities in the USA providing the maximum number of medical school graduates.
  • More than 26,127 MSU students were engaged in service-learning and community service activities during the academic year of 2014-15.
  • MSU proceeds with its exceptional record of understudies earning prestigious scholarships with the naming of a Goldwater scholar in 2016. The total number of scholarships earned by the students of MSU are Hollings, six; Goldwater, 43; Udall, 12; Rhodes, 17; Truman, 16; Churchill, 18; Gates, four; Marshall, 16; and Mitchell, one.
  • The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 2007 chose MSU as one of the principal colleges to be assigned as a “community engaged university” utilizing its Community Engagement Classification, which perceives curricular engagement and additionally effort and associations.

Currently, 25 undergraduate and graduate programs of MSU are being ranked in the top 20 nationally by U.S. News & World Report.