MSU Points of Excellence

Number 1

MSU is among the top 15 universities for number of Goldwater Scholarship recipients, the nation's premier scholarship for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences, and engineering.

Number 2

Yellowstone National Park offers one-of-a-kind research opportunities. MSU projects account for one-fourth of the research permits issued and range from microbes to mammals.

Number 3

MSU has "very high" research activity. We are one of 96 out of 4,400 institutions to achieve such research prominence according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Number 4

MSU has nationally recognized programs in filmmaking, graphic design, equine science, business and engineering, to name a few.

Number 5

Renewable and clean energy research thrives at MSU. Faculty and students conduct cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research in biofuels, carbon sequestration, fuel cells and wind energy.

Number 6

MSU is the leader in Cold Regions Science. The Subzero Science and Engineering Research Facility is one of only a few in the world where researchers can experiment in extreme temperatures.