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Impact for Michigan

Professor Joan Rose


MSU is often called Michigan’s State University, and for good reason. MSU enrolls more Michigan students than any other university—approximately 35,000—and more than 275,000 of its more than half a million alumni live in state. Together, its human health colleges provide 20,000 doctors and nurses to help Michigan’s citizens stay healthy. MSU’s total economic impact in Michigan is $5.8 billion annually, and the MSU Innovation Center helps nearly 130 discoveries become patented products or start-up companies each year. MSU’s outreach is extensive, and nearly 90,000 youths participate in 4-H across the state. Myriad programs serve thousands more from Detroit to Brimley.




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