Central Michigan University: Ranking & Review

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Mount Pleasant
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United States
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World
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1289952
Top 6%

Central Michigan University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate68%67%68%
Applicants19,0217,69111,330
Admissions12,8875,1467,741
Enrolled undergraduates3,0761,2971,779
Enrolled total (including graduate students)23,2579,84313,414

8,038 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,084 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,394
Percent of students submitting SAT scores78%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
560
Math
545

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,318
Percent of students submitting ACT scores43%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
23
ACT Math
22

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $35. Application fee for graduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Central Michigan University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$24,076$35,236
Off-campus$21,734$32,894
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,736 and other expenses per full academic year.

Central Michigan University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 6,327 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$12,093$22,881
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$417$789
Tuition for Full-time graduates$12,870$18,942
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$575$850

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services9826751,657
Education26736114642
Health Professions and Related Programs275217148640
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies30452356
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs29338331
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services87243330
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21684300
Psychology2211716254
Biological and Biomedical Sciences20539244
Social Sciences20628234
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences14428172
Visual and Performing Arts9715112
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields612384
Engineering60262
Physical Sciences4119161
Natural Resources and Conservation6060
History331750
English Language and Literature & Letters341650
Mathematics and Statistics2314542
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11516
Legal Professions and Studies1212
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies77
Philosophy and Religious Studies55
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities224
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies44
Grand Total3,6431,9021845,729

A total of 3,643 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Central Michigan University.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,086 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate58%54%62%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 48%

General info

Alternative namesCMU
Founded1892
MottoSapientia, Virtus, Amicitia
Wisdom, Virtue, Friendship
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaroon, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,559
Instructional FTE954
Research FTE2
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.cmich.edu
Address106 Warriner Hall
Mount Pleasant, Michigan, 48859
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Distant
City population37,000
Phone9897744000
Fax+1 (989) 774 7267

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