Michigan boasts wondrous lakes, vibrant cities, and lively college towns that attract students and research faculty the world over. In addition to its inner 11,000 lakes, Michigan abuts with more than 3,000 miles of coastline along the Great Lakes. If you can't find enough to do outdoors or in the hectic college towns of East Lansing and Ann Arbor, the city of Detroit (America's 11th most populous city) has its ample share of sports teams, museums, concert halls, clubs, and restaurants.
The University of Michigan became the country's first state-supported university in 1817, when it was established in Arbor. The school now supports three campuses in its system, with additional locations in Dearborn and Flint.
n East Lansing, students may attend Michigan State University, which is the largest education institution in the State of Michigan (8th largest in the United States), reflecting East Lansing's history as a college town. MSU has more than 200 programs of study including two in human medicine (M.D. and D.O.) and one veterinary medicine school (D.V.M.), a law school (J.D., L.L.M., and M.J.), and numerous PhD programs Source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Lansing,_Michigan