Michigan State University
Michigan State University is a public institution that was founded in 1855. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 39,090, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 5,192 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Michigan State is also home to one of the nation's only environmental journalism organizations, a solar car racing team and a student-run organic farm. Its graduate programs include the highly ranked College of Education and the well-regarded Eli Broad College of Business.
The student-faculty ratio at Michigan State University is 17:1, and the school has 27.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Michigan State University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Engineering. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 92 percent.