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Region 11

Macomb, Oakland, Wayne

Region Statistics

Enrolled Michigan Students

Veterinary Medicine Students

Enrolled Medical Students

Alumni Residing in region

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Agriculture and Natural Resources - 5,653

Arts and Letters - 6,040

Business - 18,737

Communication Arts and Sciences - 11,158

Education - 9,145

Engineering - 6,296

Human Ecology - 4,034

Human Medicine - 793

James Madison - 1,819

Justin Morrill College - 90

Lyman Briggs College - 678

Music - 124

Natural Science - 6,417

Nursing - 1,084

Osteopathic Medicine - 1,509

Residential College in Arts & Humanities - 46

Social Science - 15,097

Urban Affairs Programs - 104

Veterinary Medicine - 776

Spending with Local Businesses

Total Economic Impact

Staff/Faculty Residing in region

Financial Aid Disbursed

4-H Youth Participants

Property Owned by MSU (Acres)

MSU Partner Hospitals

*Data is from an independent study by the Anderson Economic Group


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Partnerships & Programs

Michigan State University partners with communities, organizations and businesses throughout the state of Michigan. Here are just some of the many ways MSU is working in this region:

Responding to Invasion: Protecting Michigan’s Fruit Industry

Michigan’s fruit industry boasts more than 22,000 acres devoted to small fruit production; blueberries account for a whopping 20,900 of those. Valued at $118.5 million, the blueberry industry has helped Michigan gain a reputation as a top producer of one of the world’s most popular fruits. (Read More)

4-H Capitol Experience leaves lasting impression on teenage participants

More than 80 teens from across the state experienced and explored various aspects of policy, civic engagement and leadership at the annual 4-H Capitol Experience, March 22-25. (Read More)

Agriculture, food and natural resources students can earn MSU credits during high school

An agreement between Michigan State University and the Michigan Department of Education Office of Career and Technical Education will allow high school students to earn college credits while they're still in high school. (Read More)

Self-powered sensors that communicate could warn of bridge, building defects

Imagine a bridge or a dam that could sense a structural defect before it happens, diagnose what the problem will be and alert the authorities before something bad happens. (Read More)

MSU leads $7 million effort to improve science teaching

A Michigan State University professor created a successful model for teaching middle- and high-school students about carbon cycling, the primary driver of climate change. Now, Charles W. "Andy" Anderson and partners are using a nearly $7 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help America's teachers put the program into action. (Read More)

MSU researcher launches Common Core tool for teachers

Michigan State University researcher William Schmidt has created a free web-based tool to help American educators teach the Common Core State Standards in mathematics. (Read More)

Final Four schools excel on the court and in the lab

The university communities of Duke, Kentucky, Michigan State and Wisconsin may have basketball foremost on their minds this weekend, but year-round those minds are performing some extraordinary research. (Read More)

Upcoming Urban Farmer Tune-Up workshops planned for Flint and Novi

The Michigan State University Extension and Flint Food Works will have workshops for people interested in growing produce in urban environments. (Read More)

7 Michigan cities get 'placemaking' assistance to help communities thrive

Seven Michigan communities will receive technical assistance on economic development projects through the Michigan Municipal League's PlacePlans partnership. (Read More)

MSU gets USDA grant to aid Michigan’s fledgling farmers

Michigan State University has long been a resource for small farms in Michigan. Thanks to a $750,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture, MSU will be able to help even more fledgling farmers get their start. (Read More)

Opportunity abounds in the Michigan food and agriculture industry

Michigan is highly ranked in the food and agriculture (ag) industry in the United States. This industry is strong in Michigan, as the Governor referenced during his 2015 State of the State address. According to Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, “The food and ag industry in the state of Michigan has exceeded $100 Billion of economic activity." (Read More)

Michigan State alumna joins nonprofit

Ashly Jurek has been named an accountant at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. In 2010, Jurek earned an MSU bachelor's degree in business, specializing in accounting. The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is a full-service philanthropic organization. A permanent community endowment built by gifts from thousands of individuals and organization, it is committed to the future of southeast Michigan. It supports a wide variety of activities benefiting education, arts and culture, health, human services, community development and civic affairs.  (Read More)

MSU researchers want to figure out how many stray dogs are really roaming Detroit

It became a kind of overnight urban legend. A couple of years ago, Detroit's "50,000 feral dogs" made national headlines, which in turn drew eye rolls from residents sick and tired of seeing their city depicted as an apocalyptic hellscape, especially when that 50,000 number was sketchy at best. A second survey came in far lower: the World Animal Awareness Society put the number of stray dogs in Detroit closer to 3,000. But Michigan State University researchers want an answer for themselves.  (Read More)

Transforming urban charter schools through teacher leadership, trust and a common vision

Michigan State is partnering with 20 Detroit-area charter schools as part of a larger, $22 million project led by the Michigan Association of Professional School Academies (MAPSA), a statewide membership organization for charter schools. The overall TEAMS (Teacher Excellence and Academic Milestones for Students) grant, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is a study of performance-based pay models as motivation to improve teaching. (Read More)

Changing school culture, one conversation at a time

Michigan State University’s Office of K-12 Outreach has been a leader and innovator in training educational coaches for more than a decade and continues this valuable work with Coaching 101, a program developed for MI Excel, the Statewide System of Support for Priority and Focus schools. (Read More)

MSU assumes leadership role in national composite-materials venture

With more than 25 years of research excellence in the field of composite materials, Michigan State University today was tapped by President Barack Obama to be a core partner in a national consortium designed to advance research and development in this all-important field. (Read More)



Regional Contact information

Extension Information

MSU Extension District 11

28115 Meadowbrook
Novi, MI  48377
Contact: Marie Ruemenapp
Email: ruemenap@msu.edu
Toll Free:  (877) 643-9886
Office: (248) 380-9100