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Universities of Michigan
Public Institutions of the Great Lakes State
The state of Michigan is home to nearly 100 institutes of higher learning, comprising of eight research universities, 17 baccalaureate colleges, and 19 master's universities – plus a multitude of associates colleges and special-focus institutions.
The University of Michigan System includes three public universities: the University of Michigan–Dearborn near Allen Park, the University of Michigan–Flint near Davison, and the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor – the flagship campus set near Whitmore Lake.
Michigan’s oldest university, UM was established in 1817, and covers over 3,000 acres just outside the Detroit metropolitan area in southern Michigan. UM features more than 200 undergraduate, 90 master's, and 100 doctoral programs – and is also home to the Michigan Wolverines of the Big Ten Conference.
The largest institute in the Great Lakes State, Michigan State University is located in the capitol city of Lansing – specifically East Lansing – in central Michigan. A public research university founded in 1855, MSU features an enrollment of approximately 50,000 students – making it the nation’s ninth largest university.
Spread across a 10,000-acre suburban campus, MSU is also known for its renowned athletics department, known as the Michigan State Spartans. Spartans make their home in the Jack Breslin Student Events Center, the Munn Ice Arena, and Spartan Stadium.
Some regional universities in Michigan include Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Eastern Michigan University near Romulus, and Northern Michigan University near Ishpeming and Escanaba.
CMU is home to the Central Michigan Chippewas, WMU the Western Michigan Broncos, EMU the Eastern Michigan Eagles, and NMU the Northern Michigan Wildcats.
A multitude of other public colleges educate the residents and extended visitors of Michigan. Ferris State University is located in Big Rapids, Lake Superior State University in Sault Sainte Marie, Grand Valley State University near Wyoming, Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Oakland University near Sterling Heights, Saginaw Valley State University near Midland, and Wayne State University in Detroit.
Whether deciding your future belongs at one of these public institutes, or just visiting a student or one of the many historic sites on campus, the universities of Michigan are sure to deliver.
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