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Please note: Any browser will display the website, but unsupported browsers may not display things properly and some functionality will be lost. The department to which you are applying will receive your application electronically the following business day.

Check with your department regarding supporting documentation (transcripts, letters of recommendation, etc.) as some departments receive them via mail while some receive them via the Grad Portal (via the online application). A directory with contact information can be found at A directory with contact information can be found at Department and Program Directory.

Follow the appropriate link to go to an interactive form that will allow you to send all of your information directly to MSU over the internet. All information is secured with SSL encryption.

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Information for Online Program applicants

The U.S. Department of Education requires an institution offering distance education programs to acquire authorization from the states in which it operates (specific regulations vary from state to state). Michigan State University is not seeking authorization in Arkansas or Maryland. Students whose resident address is in Arkansas or Maryland at the time of application for admission to Michigan State University are not eligible to apply to MSU online programs.

Last Modified: 11/13/2014

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