About Central Michigan University

Whether you want to be a computer programmer, a better musician, improve your English, or study in one of countless other academic fields, Central Michigan University can take you there. You'll make connections that will last a lifetime. Our students, alumni, faculty and staff share an unmistakable spirit and dedication to improving the world around them.

With more than 1,000 students enrolled representing more than 55 countries, we are a global community located in the heart of Michigan​. From our roots as a teachers' college, CMU has grown to offer highly acclaimed programs in areas ranging from the health professions and engineering to business and communications.​

As Chippewas, we have a deep commitment to living and learning from different cultures. From living in a dedicated global residential community to learning from each other and all the international faculty and scholars, you will be prepared to put your stamp on the world.