Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$11,128

$27,170

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,995
Declined 3,466
Total Received 14,461
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Public

15,725

undergraduate students

3,108

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 18,833
Established in 1849
Coeducational Coeducational

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460-acre campus in Ypsilanti (population: 21,076), 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.

  • Metropolitan area: Detroit
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Detroit Metropolitan

Eastern Michigan University
900 Oakwood Street
Ypsilanti
48197

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • International Student Association
  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • Psychology Club
  • Indian Student Association
  • GREEN (Gathering Resources to Educate about our Environment and Nature)

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Family Weekend
  • Campus-Wide Picnic
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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
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • bicycle patrols, local police in dormitories, self-defense education, lighted pathways, bike lock lease program

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
72%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.32

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,995
Declined 3,466
Total Received 14,461

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

application essay
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Actuarial Science
African-American/Black Studies
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Anthropology
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Biochemistry
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communications Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Science
Computer Teacher Education
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Management
Creative Writing
Criminology
Dance, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
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 Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impairments
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Facilities Planning and Management
Fashion Merchandising
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics and Seismology
German Language Teacher Education
German Language and Literature
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History Teacher Education
History, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Japanese Language and Literature
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Labor Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Linguistics
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 Technology/Technician
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Office Management and Supervision
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences, Other
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Plastics and Polymer Engineering Technology/Technician
Political Science and Government, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations/Image Management
Reading Teacher Education
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sales and Marketing Operations/Marketing and Distribution Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Science, Technology and Society
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Toxicology
Women's Studies
Writing, General
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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
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

18,833

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

15,725
students

Female
60%
9,475

Male
40%
6,250

17%

3,108
students

Female
66%
2,061

Male
34%
1,047

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

11,403
students

Female
61%
6,868

Male
39%
4,535

28%

4,322
students

Female
61%
2,607

Male
39%
1,715

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 17%
Student 5 year graduation rate 20%
Student 6 year graduation rate 8%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,353

Transfer students enrolled

7%

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 no
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 no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • 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
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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