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  • Downtown
    Enjoy a huge range of entertainment, dining, shopping and sightseeing opportunities, all within an easy, eye-catching 10-minute walk.
    West Side
    From tigers and coffee to meat markets and Mexican restaurants, the West Side is a fascinating mix of old-school and up-and-coming.
    Heartside
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    Heritage Hill
    One of the nation’s top old-house neighborhoods – with 1,300 buildings dating back to 1844 – is just a five-minute walk from downtown.
    Medical Mile
    This world-class health-sciences corridor is spurring new retail and residential developments well beyond its namesake mile.
    North Quarter
    The city’s largest park, tiniest burger joint, oldest sweet shop and newest best-bar winner are just a few of the pleasures that await visitors.…
    Southtown
    Diversity is the hallmark of Southtown, with numerous ethnic groups contributing to a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops and events.
    Uptown
    An eclectic mix of specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and entertainment venues reflect this area’s friendly, funky, fabulous character.
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    Central Michigan University

    Overview

    Founded in 1892, Central Michigan University is Michigan's fourth largest state university. The main campus is located in Mount Pleasant, roughly 80 miles from downtown Grand Rapids. CMU began offering programs in Grand Rapids in 1983, through its Off-Campus & Online Programs unit. These programs are designed for working adults.

    Programs

    CMU - Grand Rapids offers Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts and Master of Science degrees in nine areas, as well as six graduate certificate programs that update student skills and credentials in just five or six courses.

    Location

    The Grand Rapids center of Central Michigan University is located six miles southeast of downtown, close to Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

    Admissions

    For more information email Grand.Rapids@cmich.edu or contact
    Central Michigan University?
    Grand Rapids Center?
    1633 East Beltline Avenue, NE?1st Floor?
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525-4509

    (616) 361-4160 or (616) 361-4161

    Central Michigan University, Grand Rapids Center

    • 1633 East Beltline Avenue, NE
    • Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    • (616) 361-4160
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