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MSU Alumni Counts as of Oct. 1, 2021*

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Living Degreed Alumni**: 511,165

Category Alumni Count
Domestic 489,391
International 12,006
Other 9,768
Undergraduate 362,965
Graduate 103,852
Undergraduate & Graduate 44,348
Male 254,140
Female 257,019
Non-binary 5
Unknown 1

Living Degreed Alumni** by Unit  (Top ten are indicated in bold)

College Alumni Count
Agriculture & Natural Resources 55,126
Arts & Letters
33,114
Broad College of Business 82,944
Communication Arts & Sciences 55,812
Education 59,057
Engineering 38,927
General University 57
Honors College
22,187
Human Medicine 6,713
James Madison 9,691
Justin Morrill College 1,036
Lyman Briggs College 7,795
MSU College of Law 12,381
Music 6,039
Natural Science
49,471
Nursing 7,668
Osteopathic Medicine 7,565
Residential College in Arts & Humanities 508
Social Science
100,945
Veterinary Medicine 7,239

Living Degreed Alumni** in Michigan: 278K (Top ten are indicated in bold)

By Michigan county, alphabetically (A-K)

Michigan County Alumni Count
Alcona 212
Alger 111
Allegan 1,588
Alpena 494
Antrim 859
Arenac 154
Baraga 48
Barry 1,225
Bay 1,659
Benzie 635
Berrien 2,656
Branch 502
Calhoun 2,448
Cass 493
Charlevoix 994
Cheboygan 540
Chippewa 400
Clare 272
Clinton 9,306
Crawford 242
Delta 398
Dickinson 249
Eaton 6,915
Emmet 1,438
Genesee 7,024
Gladwin 269
Gogebic 113
Grand Traverse 4,412
Gratiot 597
Hillsdale 565
Houghton 328
Huron 607
Ingham 47,566
Ionia 1,388
Iosco 363
Iron 108
Isabella 851
Jackson 3,745
Kalamazoo 5,499
Kalkaska 220
Kent 18,212
Keweenaw 43

By Michigan county, alphabetically (L-Z)

Michigan County Alumni Count
Lake 86
Lapeer 1,268
Leelanau 1,513
Lenawee 1,229
Livingston 8,261
Luce 72
Mackinac 221
Macomb 14,228
Manistee 490
Marquette 890
Mason 707
Mecosta 537
Menominee 166
Midland 2,113
Missaukee 166
Monroe 1,332
Montcalm 693
Montmorency 113
Muskegon 2,553
Newaygo 550
Oakland 59,290
Oceana 438
Ogemaw 232
Ontonagon 40
Osceola 219
Oscoda 83
Otsego 512
Ottawa 6,118
Presque Isle 220
Roscommon 354
Saginaw 3,374
Saint Clair 2,368
Saint Joseph 519
Sanilac 520
Schoolcraft 80
Shiawassee 2,375
Tuscola 586
Van Buren 1,117
Washtenaw 9,878
Wayne 25,880
Wexford 510

Living Degreed Alumni** in the United States: 489K (Top ten are indicated in bold)

Midwest U.S. Region

State Alumni Count
Illinois 21,283
Indiana 6,138
Iowa 1,367
Kentucky 1,723
Michigan 277,651
Minnesota 4,288
Missouri 2,547
Ohio 10,195
Tennessee 3,687
West Virginia 400
Wisconsin 5,457

Rocky Mountain U.S. Region

State Alumni Count
Arkansas 716
Colorado 8,532
Idaho 875
Kansas 1,124
Louisiana 839
Montana 769
Nebraska 621
North Dakota 195
Oklahoma 818
Oregon 3,562
South Dakota 261
Texas 12,757
Washington 5,849
Wyoming 418

Western States U.S. Region

State Alumni Count
Alaska 619
Arizona 7,095
California 23,098
Hawaii 925
Nevada 1,989
New Mexico 1,349
Utah 1,200

Northeast U.S. Region

State Alumni Count
Connecticut 2,176
Delaware 509
District of Columbia 1,333
Maine 871
Maryland 5,014
Massachusetts 4,480
New Hampshire 963
New Jersey 3,914
New York 8,446
Pennsylvania 5,585
Rhode Island 435
Vermont 568
Virginia 7,388

Southeast U.S. Region

State Alumni Count
Alabama 1,275
Florida 19,171
Georgia 6,852
Mississippi 448
North Carolina 7,789
South Carolina 3,175

United States Territories

US Territory Alumni Count
APO 313
American Samoa 1
Federate States of Micronesia 3
Guam 37
Marshall Islands 1
Northern Mariana Island 7
Puerto Rico 225
U.S. Virgin Islands 63

Living Degreed Alumni** Currently Residing in Foreign Counties: 12K (Top ten are indicated in bold)

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By Country, alphabetically (A-K)

Country Alumni Count
Afghanistan 2
Albania 2
Algeria 2
Antigua and Barbuda 1
Argentina 31
Aruba 2
Australia 117
Austria 18
Azerbaijan 4
Bahamas 4
Bahrain 7
Bangladesh 15
Barbados 5
Belarus 2
Belgium 22
Belize 4
Benin 2
Bermuda 6
Bhutan 1
Bolivia 11
Bosnia - Hercegovina 1
Botswana 18
Brazil 197
Bulgaria 6
Burkina Faso 2
Burundi 1
Cambodia 7
Cameroon 4
Canada 1,182
Cape Verde 2
Cayman Islands 3
Central Africa Republic 4
Chad 1
Chile 25
China 2,568
Colombia 46
Comoros 3
Congo 3
Congo, Democratic Republic 3
Costa Rica 9
Cote d'Ivoire 8
Cuba 1
Curacao 1
Cyprus 29
Czech Republic 7
Denmark 10
Dominica 2
Dominican Republic 22
Ecuador 34
Egypt 67
El Salvador 8
Estonia 4
Ethiopia 16
Fiji 1
Finland 13
France 84
Gabon 2
Gambia 1
Georgia 2
Germany 129
Ghana 28
Greece 75
Guatemala 15
Haiti 2
Honduras 16
Hong Kong 195
Hungary 4
India 458
Indonesia 211
Iran 22
Iraq 12
Ireland 19
Israel 34
Italy 49
Jamaica 15
Japan 504
Jordan 23
Kazakhstan 20
Kenya 60
Kiribati 4
Kuwait 30
Kyrgyzstan 3

By Country, alphabetically (L-Z)

Country Alumni Count
Laos 1
Latvia 2
Lebanon 9
Lesotho 2
Liberia 6
Libya 11
Lithuania 1
Luxembourg 2
Macau 8
Macedonia 1
Madagascar 2
Malawi 27
Malaysia 340
Mali 5
Malta 1
Martinique 1
Mauritania 1
Mauritius 1
Mexico 126
Moldova 2
Mongolia 4
Morocco 14
Mozambique 7
Myanmar 3
Namibia 5
Nepal 24
Netherlands 70
Netherlands Antilles 4
New Zealand 28
Nicaragua 8
Niger 5
Nigeria 83
North Korea 4
Norway 16
Oman 10
Pakistan 112
Panama 18
Papua New Guinea 1
Paraguay 1
Peru 25
Philippines 83
Poland 14
Portugal 7
Puerto Rico 2
Qatar 9
Reunion 2
Romania 9
Russia 25
Rwanda 17
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1
Saint Lucia 1
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 1
Saint Vincent & Grenadines 1
Saudi Arabia 169
Senegal 8
Serbia 3
Serbia and Montenegro 1
Seychelles 3
Singapore 128
Slovakia 2
Slovenia 2
Somalia 1
South Africa 41
South Korea 1,407
Spain 51
Sri Lanka 21
Sudan 10
Suriname 2
Swaziland 7
Sweden 17
Switzerland 43
Taiwan 1,115
Tanzania 24
Thailand 516
Togo 3
Trinidad and Tobago 12
Tunisia 23
Turkey 179
Turks & Caicos Islands 1
Uganda 16
Ukraine 8
United Arab Emirates 103
United Kingdom 189
Uruguay 17
Uzbekistan 2
Venezuela 29
Vietnam 31
Yemen 4
Zambia 23
Zimbabwe 41

 *MSU Alumni Counts will be updated every August, November and February.

**MSU Alumni Counts include only those individuals who have obtained an undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degree from Michigan State University.

 

MSU Donor Counts as of July 30, 2020 ***

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Donors: 71,580

Category Alumni Count
Alumni - Degreed 32,839
Alumni - Non Degreed 1,389
Parents 4,385
Other Individuals 30,991
Foundations 486
Corporations 1,141
Other Organizations 349
Domestic 70,068
Foreign 195
Other 1,317
Female 36,713
Male 32,637
Non-binary 2
Unknown 2,228

Donors in Michigan: 51K (Top ten are indicated in bold)

By Michigan county, alphabetically (A-K)

County Alumni Count
Alcona 21
Alger 111
Allegan 1,465
Alpena 468
Antrim 782
Arenac 140
Baraga 43
Barry 1,145
Bay 1,628
Benzie 596
Berrien 2,564
Branch 499
Calhoun 2,442
Cass 469
Charlevoix 899
Cheboygan 511
Chippewa 390
Clare 264
Clinton 7,422
Crawford 212
Delta 408
Dickinson 22
Eaton 3,262
Emmet 183
Genesee 1,559
Gladwin 28
Gogebic 9
Grand Traverse 374
Gratiot 194
Hillsdale 336
Houghton 30
Huron 135
Ingham 14,031
Ionia 439
Iosco 51
Iron 14
Isabella 129
Jackson 1,937
Kalamazoo 1,091
Kalkaska 21
Kent 2,311
Keweenaw 4

By Michigan county, alphabetically (L-Z)

County Alumni Count
Lake 11
Lapeer 152
Leelanau 159
Lenawee 3,79
Livingston 1,399
Luce 8
Mackinac 26
Macomb 1,071
Manistee 76
Marquette 100
Mason 71
Mecosta 90
Menominee 17
Midland 392
Missaukee 24
Monroe 156
Montcalm 185
Montmorency 18
Muskegon 273
Newaygo 82
Oakland 6,222
Oceana 38
Ogemaw 38
Ontonagon 2
Osceola 61
Oscoda 24
Otsego 50
Ottawa 777
Presque Isle 24
Roscommon 51
Saginaw 678
Saint Clair 248
Saint Joseph 135
Sanilac 74
Schoolcraft 14
Shiawassee 958
Tuscola 113
Van Buren 154
Washtenaw 2,038
Wayne 2,516
Wexford 62

Donors in the United States: 471K (Top ten are indicated in bold)

Midwest U.S. Region

State Alumni Count
Illinois 1,874
Indiana 719
Iowa 182
Kentucky 1,663
Michigan 50,981
Minnesota 437
Missouri 261
Ohio 1,111
Tennessee 307
West Virginia 62
Wisconsin 514

Rocky Mountain U.S. Region

State Alumni Count
Arkansas 72
Colorado 583
Idaho 64
Kansas 99
Louisiana 64
Montana 39
Nebraska 88
North Dakota 23
Oklahoma 80
Oregon 205
South Dakota 32
Texas 1,050
Washington 374
Wyoming 31

Western States U.S. Region

State Alumni Count
Alaska 29
Arizona 661
California 1,731
Hawaii 75
Nevada 139
New Mexico 126
Utah 77

Northeast U.S. Region

State Alumni Count
Connecticut 268
Delaware 68
District of Columbia 171
Maine 84
Maryland 542
Massachusetts 431
New Hampshire 83
New Jersey 395
New York 831
Pennsylvania 658
Rhode Island 45
Vermont 52
Virginia 789

Southeast U.S. Region

State Alumni Count
Alabama 98
Florida 1,753
Georgia 543
Mississippi 45
North Carolina 614
South Carolina 310

United States Territories

US Territory Alumni Count
APO 2
Guam 3
Puerto Rico 8
U.S. Virgin Islands 5

Donors Currently Residing in Foreign Countries: 195 (Top five are indicated in bold)

Country Donor Count
Australia 6
Belgium 1
Brazil 6
Canada 54
China 10
Cote D'Ivoire 1
France 5
Germany 2
Greece 1
Hong Kong 4
Hungary 1
India 10
Indonesia 4
Ireland 2
Israel 2
Japan 12
Kenya 5
Macau 2
Malaysia 4
Netherlands 5
North Korea 3
Singapore 11
South Korea 8
Spain 2
Sweden 1
Switzerland 5
Taiwan 17
Thailand 3
United Kingdom 8
Zimbabwe 1

 

***MSU Donor Counts will be updated annually in July.