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Life at CMU

​​As a CMU Chippewa you are part of a community of 27,000 students from across the United States and more than 54 countries around the world. Chippewas are champions in the classroom, in competition and in the community. Through the university’s more than 200 academic programs, students gain skills to research and preserve the earth’s resources, start businesses, teach youth, and treat and prevent disease.

Founded in 1892 and located in the heart of Michigan, CMU is the 76th largest public university in the country, offering the classic traditions of a university town, culture and the true college experience. Rated one of the safest campuses in the state, CMU has 22 residence halls that feature amenities such as workout facilities, healthy dining options (including a Mongolian BBQ!), student success coaches, and living/learning environments for those who share academic interests.

Discover what Life @ CMU is like. Your life as a Chippewa starts here …

Central Michigan University • 1200 S. Franklin St. • Mount Pleasant, Mich. 48859 • 989-774-4000