Mt. Pleasant is known for its rally cry, “Fire Up Chips!” around town. Home to Central Michigan University and Mid Michigan College, the area is recognized for its high teaching standards as well as a variety of career and technical programs.

Higher Education
Central Michigan University
Mid Michigan College

Career Preparation
Gratiot-Isabella Technical Education Center 
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Central Michigan University

Generations of students have known Central Michigan University as a large university with a smaller college feel with a focus on student engagement and learning. Today CMU educates more than 26,000 students annually and hosts more then 500 events throughout the year, making it one of Michigan’s largest universities. Be our guest and fill your stay in Mt. Pleasant with excitement and fun around the CMU campus and special events.

  • CMU information line: (989) 774-4000
  • Admissions: (888) 292-5366 (toll-free) – Website
  • CMU is an AA/EO institution –  See Website


Take in an exciting game featuring any of CMU’s seven men’s and nine women’s sports teams. CMU boasts recent Mid-American Conference championships in football, cross country, track, wrestling, and field hockey.

(888) 347-3872 – Website

Culture & Entertainment

Enjoy world-class plays, entertainment,concerts, and more. Also, be sure to stop by the University Art Gallery located on Preston Street across from Park Library for free exhibits and artist lectures.

(888) 268-0111  – Website

Charles V. Park Library

Cozy up with a cup of coffee and browse CMU’s library, which contains more than 1 million volumes. Stop by the Clarke Historical Library for genealogy research, interesting Michigan history exhibits, and more.

(989) 774-3470 – Website

Central Michigan University Alumni Association

Stay connected to Central Michigan University and its more than 200,000 graduates from across the globe. Engage with former classmates, build networks with fellow alumni, and find special benefits and services reserved just for Chippewa Alumni.

(989) 774-3312 – Website

Mid Michigan College

Mid Michigan College (MMC) is dedicated to helping students get the most out of their education. MMC is a public collect with two locations in Michigan – one in Harrison and the other in Mt. Pleasant. Founded in 1965, the college offers one and two-year certificates and associate degrees in transfer, occupational, and health science programs.

Contact MMC

Visit MMC
1375 S. Clare Ave, Harrison, MI 48625
2600 S Summerton Rd, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

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