Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$13,260

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
46%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
20%
500-599
48%
400-499
22%
300-399
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
29%
18-23
52%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,408
Declined 5,003
Total Received 16,411
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Public

14,672

undergraduate students

4,759

graduate students

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School Facts

Central Michigan University, founded in 1892, is a public, doctoral research university. Its main campus is located in Mount Pleasant, MI, with additional degree programs offered through the Global Campus unit at more than 40 locations throughout the United States, Canada, and, Mexico.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 19,431
Established in 1892
Coeducational Coeducational

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480-acre campus in Mount Pleasant (population: 25,847), 60 miles from Saginaw; more than 45 off-campus sites throughout the country. Served by bus; air serves Freeland; train serves Lansing (69 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Tri-City International

Central Michigan University
1200 South Franklin Street
Mount Pleasant
48859

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Siblings' Weekend
  • Mainstage
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
72%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
46%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
20%
500-599
48%
400-499
22%
300-399
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
29%
18-23
52%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.4

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,408
Declined 5,003
Total Received 16,411

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

class rank
talent/ability

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,810
Room & board $10,328
Additional fees $450
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $680
Total $25,268
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Tennis, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Tennis, Weight lifting

Club Sports Men

Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Swimming and diving, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Club Sports Women

Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Swimming and diving, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Advertising
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology Teacher Education
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Community Organization and Advocacy
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Arts
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Health
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Family Systems
Fashion Merchandising
Finance, General
Financial Planning and Services
French Language and Literature
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History Teacher Education
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Technology
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Land Use Planning and Management/Development
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Meeting and Event Planning
Meteorology
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neuroscience
Organizational Behavior Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Photojournalism
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Public/Applied History
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

19,431

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

14,672
students

Female
59%
8,634

Male
41%
5,979

25%

4,818
students

Female
58%
2,818

Male
42%
2,000

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

12,741
students

Female
59%
7,436

Male
41%
5,305

13%

1,872
students

Female
64%
1,198

Male
36%
674

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 28%
Student 5 year graduation rate 27%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

967

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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