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

Social Networks

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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent 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-prepatory 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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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

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $21,898,940
State $2,270,884
Institutional $27,179,635
Other external $1,927,705
Total $53,277,164

Non-need-based

Federal
State $142,185
Institutional $16,076,011
Other external $3,416,676
Total $19,634,872
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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
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Wrestling

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

82%

13,449
students

Female
59%
7,927

Male
41%
5,522

18%

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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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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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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