Tuition & Fees

$12,594

$29,775

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
25%
500-599
50%
400-499
19%
300-399
6%
600-699
19%
500-599
56%
400-499
25%
600-699
11%
500-599
40%
400-499
36%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
28%
18-23
41%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
32%
18-23
42%
12-17
21%
30-36
6%
24-29
32%
18-23
49%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,675
Declined + 4,337
Total Received 16,012
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Public

16,997

undergraduate students

3,316

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Liberal Arts Elementary Teaching
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Codes

SAT 1201
ACT 1990

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Location

School Facts

Eastern Michigan University, founded in 1849, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 460-acre campus is located in Ypsilanti, seven miles from Ann Arbor.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 20,313
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

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Ypsilanti, MI

460-acre campus in Ypsilanti (population: 21,018), seven miles from Ann Arbor and 30 miles from Detroit; off-campus sites in Brighton, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Livonia, Monroe, Traverse City, and in Washtenaw County. Served by bus; major airport serves Detroit; other airport serves Romulus (15 miles); train serves Ann Arbor. School operates transportation around campus. Public transportation serves campus.

Eastern Michigan University
900 Oakwood Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
63%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are 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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
25%
500-599
50%
400-499
19%
300-399
6%
600-699
19%
500-599
56%
400-499
25%
600-699
11%
500-599
40%
400-499
36%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
28%
18-23
41%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
32%
18-23
42%
12-17
21%
30-36
6%
24-29
32%
18-23
49%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,675
Declined + 4,337
Total Received 16,012

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Essay
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Jeanine Novak
Director of Enrollment Management, Technology
P: 800 GO-TO-EMU
F: 734 487-1484
admissions@emich.edu

Financial Aid

47%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,030

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,594
Room $4,434
Board $4,910
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $22,938
Average Financial Aid - $10,030
Total with Avg. Aid $12,908
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 734 487-0455
F: 734 487-1484

Financial Aid Officer

Donna Holubik
Director of Financial Aid

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Bowling, Boxing, Cheerleading/dance, Cricket, Cycling, Diving, Fencing, Fishing, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Scuba Diving, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weight Lifting

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading/dance, Crew, Cricket, Fencing, Fishing, Gymnastics, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Scuba Diving, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weight Lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball. Billiards, Bowling, Cross-Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track And Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weight Lifting

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Athletic Directors

Derrick Gragg (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
green and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting Information Systems/Accounting Business Administration
Accounting/Information Systems
Actuarial Science/Economics
Adapted Physical Education
Administrative Management
African-American Studies
Anthropology
Apparel/Merchandising/Textiles
Apparel/Textile Merchandising
Applied Computer Science
Applied Economics
Applied Sciences
Applied Statistics
Applied Technology
Area Studies
Art
Art Education
Art History
Art Teaching
Arts Management
Aviation Flight Technology
Aviation Management Technology
Biochemistry/Toxicology
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Administration
Business Education
Business Services/Technology Education
CAD/CAM
Career/Technology/Workforce Education
Chemistry
Children's Literature
Children's Literature/Drama/Theatre for the Young
Clinical Behavioral Psychology
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Clinical Research Administration
Cognitive Impairment
College Counseling
Communication
Communication Technology
Communications/Theatre
Community Counseling
Computer Engineering Technology
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Computer Science/Teaching
Computer-Aided Design
Computer-Aided Engineering
Computer-Aided Manufacturing
Construction
Construction Management
Creative Writing
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Dance
Dietetics
Drama/Theatre for the Young
E-Business
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science
Earth Science Education
Earth Science Teaching
Ecology/Organismal Biology
Economics
Economics Teaching
Ecosystems
Educational Leadership
Educational Media/Technology
Educational Psychology
Educational Psychology/Developing Learner
Educational Psychology/Development/Personality
Educational Psychology/Research/Assessment
Educational Psychology/Research/Evaluation
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electronic Media Film Studies
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Cognitive Impairments
Elementary Education/Emotional Impairments
Elementary Education/Hearing Impairment
Elementary Education/Speech/Language Impairment
Elementary Education/Visual Impairment
Elementary Science
Emotionally Impaired
Engineering Management
English Language
English Linguistics
Enterprise Business Intelligence
Entrepreneurship
Exercise Physiology
Family/Children's Services
Finance
French
French/Teaching
GIS Planning
General Biochemistry
General Biology
General Business
General Science
General Science Teaching
Geographic Information Systems
Geography
Geography Teaching
Geology
Geophysics
German
German Language/Literature
German Language/Literature/Teaching
Health Administration
Health Administration Management
Health Education
Hearing Impaired
Higher Education
Historic Preservation
Historic Preservation/Conservation Technology
Historic Preservation/Planning
History
History/Teaching
Hotel/Restaurant Management
Human Resource/Organizational Development
Human Resources
Industrial Distribution
Information Assurance
Information Security
Information Systems
Integrated Science
Integrated Science Secondary Teaching
Inter/Performance Studies
Interdisciplinary Technology
Interdisciplinary/Cultural Studies
Interior Design
International Business
International Economics/Development
Japanese Language/Culture
Journalism
K-12 Administration
K-12 Curriculum
K-12 Education/French
K-12 Education/German
K-12 Education/Spanish
Labor Studies
Language Arts
Language/International Trade
Language/Literature/Writing Language
Language/World Business
Learning Disabilities
Legal Assistant
Literature
Management
Manufacturing
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Marketing
Marketing Education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Computer Science
Mathematics/Elementary Education
Mathematics/Secondary Education
Mathematics/Statistics
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Mental Health/Chemical Dependency
Mentally Impaired
Middle School Education
Molecular/Cellular Biology
Music
Music Education
Music Education/Vocal
Music Performance
Music Theory/Literature
Music Therapy
Network Information Technology Administration
Nonprofit Management
Nursing
Nutrition
Occupational Therapy
Orthotics/Prosthetics
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Education Pedagogy
Physical Education Teaching
Physically Impaired
Physics
Physics/Education
Physics/Engineering
Physics/Physics Education
Physics/Research
Piano Pedagogy
Plastics
Political Science
Polymer Technology
Polymers/Coatings Technology
Professional Biochemistry
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Law/Government
Public Relations
Public Safety Administration
Quality
Quality Management
Reading
Recreation/Park Management
School Counseling
School Counselor
School/Society/Violence
Secondary Education/Cognitive Impairment
Secondary Education/Emotional Impairment
Secondary Education/Hearing Impairment
Secondary Education/Physical/Other Impairment
Secondary Education/Speech/Language Impairment
Secondary School Teaching
Services to the Aging
Social Foundations
Social Science
Social Science/American Culture
Social Sciences
Social Studies Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish for Business
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech/Language Disorders
Sports Management
Sports Medicine
Studio Art
Supply Chain Management
Teaching English as a Second Language
Teaching for Diversity
Technical Communications
Technology
Technology Design/Education
Technology Management
Telecommunication/Film
Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts/Arts Administration
Therapeutic Recreation
Trade/Development
Urban/Regional Planning
Visual Arts Education
Visually Impaired
Vocational Education
Women's Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
Written Communication
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Liberal Arts Elementary Teaching

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

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

20,313

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

16,997
students

Female
59%
10,098

Male
41%
6,899

16%

3,316
students

Female
65%
2,171

Male
35%
1,145

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

12,395
students

Female
60%
7,373

Male
40%
5,022

28%

4,602
students

Female
60%
2,725

Male
40%
1,877

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

68%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 55
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Japan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

International Admissions Office
international.admissions@emich.edu

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