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Michigan State University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

East Lansing, MI

Location and Setting


East Lansing Population
48,554
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Detroit
Campus Size
5,192 acres

Weather

Temperature
13.3 average low in January, 78.2 average high in September
Rain
140 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
East Lansing
Nearest Train Station
East Lansing

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
39% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
61%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Sparty
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x   x  
Crew x x    
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Golf   x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Ice Hockey     x x
Rowing x x    
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Golf   x
Gymnastics x x
Ice Hockey    
Rowing x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Crew    
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey    
Golf x x
Gymnastics    
Ice Hockey x x
Rowing    
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
equestrian sports, fencing, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, table tennis, water polo
Men's Club Sports
crew, equestrian sports, fencing, lacrosse, rowing, rugby, sailing, table tennis, volleyball, water polo

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, ice hockey, racquetball, riflery, sand volleyball, softball, squash, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities
Sororities
11% of women participate
Fraternities
12% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

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