Cleary University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#7590 of 14,131 In the World
#1959 of 2,597 In North America
#1868 of 2,496 In the United States
#50 of 62 In Michigan

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
Avg. cost to attend
$18,457 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Cleary University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 65% 66% 64%
Applicants 803 479 324
Admissions 524 316 208
Freshmen enrolled full time 120 77 43

376 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

282 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 451 (69%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 85 (13%)
Black or African American 65 (10%)
Nonresident Alien 32 (5%)
Asian 8 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 (0.9%)
Hispanic 5 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 2 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,149
$30-48K $13,858
$48-75K $16,515
$75-110K $21,657
$110K+ $21,033

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $21,630$16,088
Tuition in-state $21,630$16,088
Tuition out-of-state $21,630$16,088
Fee in-district $600$450
Fee in-state $600$450
Fee out-of-state $600$450

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 214
Combined charge for room and board $12,600
Room charge $7,200
Meal charge $2,400

Cleary University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 14 51
Organizational Leadership 27 23
Business Statistics 1 22
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 7 12
Accounting and Finance 13
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 11
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 9
Meeting and Event Planning 9
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 6
Accounting 4
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 4
International Business & Trade & Commerce 4
Culinary Arts & Chef Training 3
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 2
Financial Planning and Services 1
Grand Total 17 148 58
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 56% 56% 58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%

Publications & Citations


Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3 / 0
Media Studies
2 / 0
Art & Design
1 / 0
1 / 0
1 / 0
1 / 0
Art History
1 / 0

Notable alumni

  1. Winsor McCay

    Winsor McCay
    Born in
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    1869-1934 (aged 65)
    science fiction writerfilm directoranimatorcartoonistscreenwriter

    Zenas Winsor McCay was an American cartoonist and animator. He is best known for the comic strip Little Nemo (1905–14; 1924–26) and the animated film Gertie the Dinosaur (1914). For contractual reasons, he worked under the pen name Silas on the comic strip Dream of the Rarebit Fiend.

  2. Vern Buchanan

    Vern Buchanan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in Cleary University
    In 1975 graduated with Bachelor of Business Administration
    politicianbusiness executivecampaign manager

    Vernon Gale Buchanan is an American businessman and politician serving as the U.S. representative for Florida's 16th congressional district since 2013. A member of the Republican Party, he first entered Congress in 2007, representing Florida's 13th congressional district until redistricting. His district is anchored by Sarasota and Bradenton.

  3. Scott Sigler

    Scott Sigler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1969-.. (age 53)
    role-playing game designernovelistscience fiction writerpodcaster

    Scott Carl Sigler is an American author of science fiction and horror and a podcaster. Scott is the New York Times #1 bestselling author of sixteen novels, six novellas, and dozens of short stories. He is the co-founder of Empty Set Entertainment, which publishes his young adult Galactic Football League series. He lives in San Diego.

  4. William Agee

    William Agee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1938-2017 (aged 79)
    chief executive officerbusinessperson

    William McReynolds Agee was an American business executive. In 1976 at age 38, he was appointed president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Bendix Corporation. From 1988 to 1995, Agee was the chairman, president, and CEO of Morrison-Knudsen.

  5. Daniel Milstein

    Daniel Milstein
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    1975-.. (age 47)

    Daniel Milstein is a Ukrainian American entrepreneur. Milstein’s 2013 autobiography 17 Cents and a Dream detailed his family’s emigration from Ukraine on the day the country affirmed its independence from the then-USSR. He is the Founder and CEO of Gold Star Financial Group, NHL agent with Gold Star Hockey. He is the founder and owner of Gold Star group, which includes Gold Star Financial Group and Gold Star Sports. Notable clients include Pavel Datsyuk, Nikita Kucherov and Ilya Mikheyev.

  6. Linda Puchala

    Linda Puchala

    Linda Puchala is an American government official who has served as a member of the National Mediation Board since 2009. Puchala is a past president of the Association of Flight Attendants.

General info

Alternative names Cleary College
Founded 1883
Colors red, blue
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 100
Carnegie Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools

Location and Contacts

Address 3750 Cleary Drive
Howell, Michigan, 48843
United States
City population 10,000
Phone 8006861883
Fax +1 (734) 332 4646

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