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About Us / Michigan State University History: For over 150 years, Michigan State has been advancing knowledge and transforming lives through teaching, research, and outreach. Founded in 1855 as the nation? pioneer land-grant institution, Michigan State University has grown to one of the largest universities in the United States. MSU's history of academic distinction has led to the development of a diverse community of students representing all 50 states and more than 125 foreign countries. Many of MSU? 150 undergraduate majors are nationally ranked, and students easily find their niche on the 5,200-acre Big Ten campus, quickly discovering the benefits of living in academic residential communities, and receiving personal guidance through individualized academic advising - available for all students starting in their freshman year.