The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (મહારાજા સયાજીરાવ વિશ્વવિદ્યાલય; MSU), is a university in the city of Vadodara
, (Baroda) in Gujarat
. Originally known as the Baroda College of Science (established 1881), it became a university in 1949 after the independence of the country and later renamed after its benefactor Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III, the former ruler of Baroda State belonging the royal Gaekwad dynasty of the mighty Marathas. It is a teaching and residential university. It is the only university in Gujarat whose medium of instruction is English for all courses. India Today has ranked the university at tenth place in their list of India's best universities.while Hindustan Times has ranked it at the Sixth Place.