Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, Michigan, a city of about 45,000 in the Greater Lansing-East Lansing Metro area (pop. ~450,000) in Michigan's lower peninsula. Lansing (pop ~125,000) is Michigan's capitol and home to Lansing Community College, Michigan's third largest community college.
Numerous cultural and recreational opportunities are readily accessible to residents of and visitors to the greater Lansing-East Lansing area. Among them are:
- Impression 5 Science Center -- Lansing's highly acclaimed "hands-on" museum for children and adults interested in exploring the myriad of wonders of science and our world.
- Michigan Historical Museum and Library of Michigan
- Potter Park Zoo
- R.E. Olds Transportation Museum
- State Capitol Building
- Tuner-Dodge House
- The Lansing Lugnuts
- Michigan State Athletics
For more information, please see the Greater Lansing Michigan Convention & Visitors Bureau website.