Start Your Journey with Us
In the College of Arts & Letters at Michigan State University, your passion, abilities, and desires take center stage. You are empowered to shape your education to take you on the intellectual and creative journey of a lifetime. Our world-class faculty and cutting-edge technology allow you to expand accomplishments and enrich experiences, as you take the first step to realizing your dreams.
Your Kind of Place
Michigan State University
Top 100 University in the World The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU is one of the top research institutions in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation—and is home to a diverse community of dedicated students, scholars, artists, scientists and leaders.
East Lansing, Michigan
A Great Place to Learn and Live A fun college town near the state capital, East Lansing offers engaging cultural activities for all. The tree-lined streets and patio cafes add to the energy of the city. It also boasts some of the largest, most lively regional art, film, folk, and jazz festivals around.
The Arts & Letters Citizen Scholars program is designed to prepare the next generation of diverse, high-achieving, and engaged citizen leaders. Students aspiring to be Arts & Letters Citizen Scholars will be encouraged to succeed academically while gaining experience in high-impact learning environments.
Travel the Globe in Green & White
Turn the world into your classroom
We offer ample opportunities for students to collaborate with faculty, alumni, and other students in the largest university study abroad program in the world. These study abroad programs give students the ability to compete in a global economy following graduation.
We offer 9 Study Away programs to cities that include New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington, DC. These programs allow you to get out of the classroom and into the real world.
Students can make professional contacts, gain a sense of direction for their future career, and gain an understanding in working on a project internationally.