International Applicants

Welcome to the Michigan State University! We value our international applicants.

Welcome information for Fall Semester 2017 international graduate students (PDF).

This page has the Graduate School's information for international applicants.   For information about specific departments and programs, please use the “Academics” tab to locate your area of interest.  For more information about applying to MSU, click on the “Admissions” tab.  To learn more about MSU as a global community, visit the International Studies and Programs page.

The Graduate School joins our campus and community partners in extending a welcome to students and scholars from around the world.



We recommend you begin the application process as early as possible because it takes time to process your file and evaluate your records. Please print your name on the application as it appears in your passport. The information will be used to complete the necessary visa documents.