Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

Opportunities and Excitement Abound in College Town

Mt. Pleasant offers the buzz of college-town activity with Midwest hometown charm. Located an hour north of Lansing, Mt. Pleasant has a population of 54,000 (including students). The city is home to Central Michigan University (CMU), the Chippewa Indian tribe and the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort.

Thinking about higher education? Central Michigan University educates over 27,000 students. CMU has more than 3,000 courses and 150 fields of study. From business intelligence, data mining and mathematics to communication disorders and sports medicine, you can find what you are looking for. CMU is also a great place for college sports fans to cheer on the home team. Or, relax and enjoy the many cultural activities on and off campus.

Like to gamble or see a show? Soaring Eagle, a business of the Chippewa Indian tribe, is the largest gaming facility in the Midwest. Internationally known entertainers frequently perform for thousands of fans.

Looking for outdoor adventure? Mt. Pleasant is also home to seven city parks, and there are six county parks within Isabella County. Activities range from boating and biking to golf and cross-country skiing.

Want more? Mt. Pleasant offers high-quality primary and secondary education, great business opportunities and a diverse selection of restaurants. Great shopping is also available. Check out the local shops in the quaint downtown or the variety of national retailers.

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