MSU, the nation’s pioneer land-grant university, has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. In communities from East Lansing to East Africa, MSU forges enduring partnerships to solve the world’s most pressing problems and to make a better tomorrow. The university’s diverse community is known for strong academic disciplines and professional programs with a commitment to community engagement. MSU’s interdisciplinary programs connect the sciences, humanities, and professions in practical and innovative ways. One of the top research universities globally, MSU has 32 undergraduate and graduate programs ranked in the top 25 nationally.