Situated in East Lansing, Michigan, is Michigan State University which is a public research university that was founded in the year 1855. Being one of the country’s first universities of higher education to teach scientific agriculture, the university often finds itself in the lists of the top 30 public universities in the United States and the top 100 research universities, worldwide. It is also the nation’s pioneer land-grant university, which sprawls across a massive 5200 acres. The University offers over 200 academic programs spanning across 17 residential colleges, professional schools and other academic units. Many of its programs such as criminology, educational psychology, nuclear physics, veterinary medicine and so on are ranked as best in the nation, as per U.S. News & World Report. With the mission to expand its reach across the globe, Michigan State University has gone international with its campus in Dubai. Michigan State University is an integral member of the Association of American Universities and is even regarded as a Public Ivy. Being under the category of being a ‘more selective’ college as per U.S. News & World Report, the university still manages to be one of the largest universities of the United States, in terms of enrollment. Maurice Ager, William David Brohn, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ray Stannard Baker and Jim Cash, all were once students of this institute. Presenting to you, a list of notable alumni’s from Michigan State University.
Magic JohnsonMagic Johnson
(Basketball player)

14 August 1959


Draymond Jamal Green Sr.Draymond Green
(Basketball Star)

04 March 1990


Tee GrizzleyTee Grizzley
(Rapper, Songwriter)

23 March 1994


Tyler OakleyTyler Oakley

22 March 1989


Richard FordRichard Ford
(Novelist & Short Story Writer)

16 February 1944


Hailie JadeHailie Jade
(Eminem’s Daughter)

25 December 1995


Eli BroadEli Broad
(Entrepreneur & Philanthropist)

06 June 1933


Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
(Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine)

04 December 1908


Kaelyn PetrasKaelyn Petras

25 March 1988


Sam RaimiSam Raimi
(American film director)

23 October 1959


Tom SizemoreTom Sizemore
(Film Producer, Actor, Singer)
Debbie StabenowDebbie Stabenow
(Politician, Social Worker)

Gray MaynardGray Maynard
(Mixed martial artist)

09 May 1979


Rashad EvansRashad Evans
(Mixed martial artist)

25 September 1979


Bubba SmithBubba Smith
(Actor, American football player)

Paul StookeyPaul Stookey
(Musician, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist)

30 December 1937


Thom HartmannThom Hartmann
(Radio personality, Author, Journalist, Writer)

07 May 1951


Russell KirkRussell Kirk
(Political scientist, Philosopher, Literary critic, Historian, Novelist, Writer, Science fiction writer, Journalist)

19 October 1918


Muhsin MuhammadMuhsin Muhammad
(American football player)
Tom GoresTom Gores
(Businessperson, Financier)

Jackie MartlingJackie Martling
(Actor, Film actor)

14 February 1948


Rollo MayRollo May
(Psychologist, Psychotherapist)

21 April 1909


David Cay JohnstonDavid Cay Johnston
(Journalist, Author)
Theda SkocpolTheda Skocpol
(Historian, Political scientist, Sociology, University teacher)

04 May 1947


Clare FischerClare Fischer
(Arranger, Jazz Pianist, Bandleader)
Akhtar Hameed KhanAkhtar Hameed Khan

15 July 1914


Liberty Hyde BaileyLiberty Hyde Bailey
(Science writer, Botanist)

Carolyn ForchéCarolyn Forché
(Editor, Poet, Translator)

Lloyd Groff CopemanLloyd Groff Copeman
(Industrial designer, Inventor, Engineer)
Robert Klark GrahamRobert Klark Graham
(Businessperson, Inventor, Author)

Areeya ChumsaiAreeya Chumsai
(Film Producer, Model, Film Director)


Charles Edwin BesseyCharles Edwin Bessey
(Science writer, Botanist)