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Michigan State University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at MSU

By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesB
Art & Design DepartmentA-
Automotive EngineeringA+
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringB-
Civil EngineeringA-
Computer EngineeringA-
Computer ScienceB
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentA
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB+
Geography and GeosciencesB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B
Mechanical EngineeringA
Music - Composition/TheoryC+
Music - PerformanceB
Music EducationA
Natural ResourcesC
Perfomance ArtsA-
Political ScienceB+
PreDent and DentistryA-
PreLaw and LegalA-
PreMed and MedicalA-
PreVet and VeterinaryB+
Public PolicyB+
Social WorkB-

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Surrounding City

Basically what i've come to learn, is that for the most part, you make your own experience at a college. I spent a lot of time last year scrutinizi...Read full comment
... There are tons of parties every weekend and with a great surrounding city of East Lansing with tons of great places to eat, it makes for very ...Read full comment
... I liked East Lansing's accessbility, though some city residents aren't too happy about the number of students and they'll pass noise laws, etc ....Read full comment
... Most recently, the city attempted to displace hundreds of students by passing a law that would allow the razing of several frat houses, and stude...Read full comment
... The City of East Lansing, the CITY police and the notoriously corrupt district court, in particular, target and victimize naive students who ...Read full comment
... ) - Huge college - it could definitely be easy for somebody to feel "lost" among 40k people - The dorms are pretty mediocre - Downtown Lansing ...Read full comment
... If you're coming from a big city like Chicago or NYC or something, you'll probably find it dull ...Read full comment
... If you aren't used to a large city feel, and you don't think you could handle 45,000 peers, this is not the school for you ...Read full comment
my experience at MSU has been good, I am glad I went here, its good for the price, and I absolutely love my major (biosystems engineering). As far as...Read full comment
... When you're living in a city of 50,000+ students, it's never hard to find things to do ...Read full comment
... There are some cool things to do outside of the city (and other than clubs and bars every night), like rock climbing ...Read full comment
... Why would you want to associate yourself with that city ...Read full comment
... I obviously came from a big city and the town of East Lansing is suicide inducing ...Read full comment
... -The surrounding city is very cool ...Read full comment
... East Lansing (the city MSU is located), though not a booming metropolis, is really picture-esque and student oriented ...Read full comment
... After time went on the city got very boring and I noticed that everyone living in East Lansing is affiliated with the school ...Read full comment
... This is a univsersity for those that like the big city/population feel ...Read full comment
... The campus is huge of course, if you like the big-city feel, this campus is for you ...Read full comment
... The school work is demanding but there is always time for fun - activities are provided both by the university, surrounding city, and of course ...Read full comment
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