Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$12,960

$24,120

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
500
75th
600
25th
500
75th
26
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,320
Declined 6,076
Total Received 19,396
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Public

16,237

undergraduate students

6,275

graduate students

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Location

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 22,512
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 Setting: Small town

Central Michigan University
1200 South Franklin Street
Mount Pleasant, MI
48859

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
500
75th
600
25th
500
75th
26
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 15
Application deadline (final deadline) July 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,320
Declined 6,076
Total Received 19,396

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

80%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,843

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,510
Room $5,338
Board $5,338
Additional fees $450
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $24,636
Average Financial Aid - $7,843
Total with Avg. Aid $16,793

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Financial Aid Office


P: 888 392-0007
F: 989 774-3634
financialaid@cmich.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Gymnastics yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, boxing, dance, dodgeball, equestrian sports, fishing, golf, grappling, ice hockey, judo, karate, lacrosse, quidditch, rugby, running, soccer, softball, skiing, snowboarding, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, triathalon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

baseball, basketball, boxing, dance, dodgeball, equestrian sports, fishing, golf, grappling, ice hockey, judo, karate, lacrosse, quidditch, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, triathalon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, bowling, broomball, corn hole, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, football, golf scramble, pickleball, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting, Wiffle ball, wrestling

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Actuarial Science. yes
Adult and Continuing Education Administration. yes
Advertising. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Astronomy. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes yes
Business/Corporate Communications, General. yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Child Development. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes
Community College Administration. yes
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling. yes
Community Organization and Advocacy. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Conducting. yes
Conservation Biology. yes
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dietetics/Dietitian. yes
Digital Arts. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Earth Science Teacher Education. yes
Economics, General. yes yes
Education, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering, General. yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes yes
Environmental Health. yes
Environmental Science. yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Experimental Psychology. yes yes
Family Systems. yes
Fashion Merchandising. yes yes
Fashion/Apparel Design. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Financial Planning and Services. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geographic Information Science and Cartography. yes yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Human Nutrition. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Industrial Technology/Technician. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes yes
Information Resources Management. yes
Information Technology. yes yes
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies. yes
Interior Design. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Journalism. yes
Keyboard Instruments. yes
Land Use Planning and Management/Development. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Materials Science. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Meeting and Event Planning. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other. yes
Meteorology. yes
Music Performance, General. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Musical Theatre. yes
Natural Resources/Conservation, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes yes yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes yes
Outdoor Education. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Photojournalism. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physical Fitness Technician. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Project Management. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Public/Applied History. yes
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management. yes yes
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Real Estate. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
School Psychology. yes yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Statistics, General. yes yes yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology. yes
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy. yes
Voice and Opera. yes
Women's Studies. yes
Writing, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology/general
  2. Marketing/general
  3. Exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

22,512

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

16,237
students

Female
60%
9,726

Male
40%
6,511

28%

6,275
students

Female
58%
3,641

Male
42%
2,634

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

13,449
students

Female
59%
7,927

Male
41%
5,522

17%

2,788
students

Female
65%
1,799

Male
35%
989

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.90
College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 61
Countries most often represented Bangledesh
Canada
China
India
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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