Michigan State University Top Questions

What is the stereotype of students at your school?

David

Michigan State is stereotyped as a party school. This notoriety I think is somewhat aged, its nowhere like it used to be. The police presence here is rampant and students tend to balance their studies more now.

Erin

They like to party and get wasted. They do not care about their grades and fail out of school.

Kelsey

A huge stereotype is that we are just a party school

Natalie

Some sterotypes about MSU and MSU students is that its totally okay to skip class.

Lindsey

Some stereotypes of MSU students are: 1.) We drink a lot and party non-stop 2.) We are just a bunch of hicks 3.) We ALL hate U of M students 4.) All of our sports programs suck except for basketball 5.) We riot all the time for no particular reason

Jessie

That its filled with kids who did not get into UofM. And that mostly everyone who goes here is from hicksville michigan.

Matt

People say that MSU is a drinking/partying college. I've also heard that it's where kids that couldn't get into UofM go.

Andrew

-that all we do is party -that we are dumber than UofM kids -that we have prettier girls than most schools

Heather

MSU is a big party school and the only people that go there were rejected by UofM and all of the classes are really easy so you don't have to go to class

Alex

MSU is the little sibling of the University of Michigan, if you don't go there, you go to MSU. The students are not very smart and they care a lot about what they look like. Most students graduate in 5 years.

Erin

We're all farmers, lol. We're not as smart or qualified as those who went to the University of Michigan All who attend are just settling because they didn't get into U of M.

Aaron

rioting alcoholics.

Melissa

Everyone that goes to MSU is a partier.

Robin

Crazy drinking, party school, and RIOTS.

Michelle

that we are all a bunch of binge drinkers and that is all we do

Antonio

That the girls are loose and the guys are always drunk.

Jesse

That most MSU students party throughout the week. Most MSU students do drugs and have alcohol

Cristian

we party. a lot.

Stephany

Huge partiers, always rioting, all party no study

Robin

Students are not friendly and love to party and have a good time.

Alex

Many people assume that everyone is a member of the Greek System at MSU. People also seem to think that riots occur every other weekend and that no one studies.

Ashley

That we love to party and party often.

Dave

They drink a lot. They riot. They're cool.

Ainsley

MSU students aren't as smart as U of M students. MSU students didn't get into U of M. MSU is just a party school.

Carson

Riots have broken out in the past. A few dumb kids led people to believe that MSU is nothing but a party school with a drinking problem.

Andrew

MSU students are mostly the students arrested in riots. Most students drink and party a lot.

Deb

That MSU students are all just partiers who are most interested in having fun outside of school

Alexis

Party Animals

Ryan

Party too much

Jesse

Stereotypically MSU students are all about partying and drinking.

Courtney

MSU is normally seen as a "party" school and academics are not always thought as the focus. As a former education major, graduate and undergraduate, I know why MSU is known as #1 in education programs in the nation.

Scott

MSU Student Stereotypes: Only here because they couldn't get into Michigan They just want to party They aren't interested in academics MSU Stereotypes MSU isn't a great teaching institution They accept everybody Just a party school

Elizabeth

That we all wanted to go to U of M but couldn't get it. That we are all farmers

Laura

lots of partying, athletics are really importent

Stephanie

MSU is a party school, you only to go MSU if you didn't get into U of M; there really are not many stereotypes about MSU that I have heard

Megan

It's only a party school. It's mostly international students. The professors are easy.

Kelsey

That all we are is a party school and all we like to do it riot.

Matt

That MSU students party too much

michelle

MSU is a party school.

Lindsay

Lots of wealthy, smart kids. Also huge party scene and lots of sorority type girls and frat boys.

Ashley

That everyone likes to party and riot.

Casey

We are a HUGE party school. We take cake classes, and most of the students go here, because they couldn't get into University of Michigan.

Jessica

Not sure about stereotypes. I know that the school when it first began was an agricultural school so sometimes its associated with farming.

Andy

We party too much, It is below U of M

Erin

We're generally all alcoholics who barely get by in school because we party too much. All we do is cause riots and burn couches.

chelsea

Probably the biggest would be that it's super easy to get into State, but they recently have upped their admission requirements. Also, that absolutely EVERYONE party's is another stereotype. But, it is somewhat of a true one. The thing is it's reasonable partying mostly for people, like waiting for the weekends and stuff. But YOU HAVE TO WORK hard. No joke.

Michael

Partiers and not as smart as students from U of M.

Alex

Tons of drinking and partying.

Emily

All we ever do is party, riot, and make fools out of ourselves at football games.

Allison

That all we do is party and not work hard. That our campus is so large, we spend all our time walking to and from classes.

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