In the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR), students major in programs of study that include agriculture; food and nutrition; environment and natural resources and the built environment.

CANR majors touch every part of life. We have something for everyone.

Quick facts

  • 20 majors, 20 minors, 13 certificate program, 12 departments
  • 3,893 in total undergraduate enrollment (fall 2018)
  • 52% female | 48% male

Average GPA: 3.4-3.9
Average ACT: 24-28
Average Combined SAT: 1040-1210

CANR Career Placement: 94% placed (2017 data), varies by major

Learn more

Explore our links to learn more about advising appointments, which major could be right for you and ways to get involved with other CANR students.

Do you have questions about our programs and areas of study? Contact Nathan Westfall at 517-355-0234 or email him at westfa25@anr.msu.edu.

Still have questions? Our staff in the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, located in 121 Agriculture Hall, can help:

  • Choose and change your major.
  • Assist with scholarships and financial aid.
  • Send you around the world with study abroad.
  • Get you involved with undergraduate research.
  • Discover a club in your interest area.
  • Prepare your resume, find an internship or look for a job.
  • Keep in touch with CANR after you graduate.

Additional resources:

Request more CANR information

For more information about the CANR and our undergraduate programs, contact our Office of Academic and Student Affairs by calling 517-355-0234 or submitting an online Contact Us form.

If you are not a current MSU student and would like to get more information schedule a CANR campus visit, contact our recruitment coordinator, Nathan Westfall at westfa25@msu.edu.

Apply to MSU

For specific information on admissions, costs and housing check out the following MSU Admissions pages: 

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