• Address: 3750 Cleary Drive Howell, MI 48843

  • Phone Number: (800) 686-1883

  • Website: https://www.cleary.edu/

About Cleary University

Cleary University is a Michigan based business university founded in 1883. The University is an independent, not-for-profit university. It aims to become America's foremost applied-business university. The mission of the university is to enrich students’ lives through the knowledge, skills, and credentials that advance careers. Dedicated staff, faculty, trustees, and other stakeholders are considered as the main resource of the university.

The university works for the continuous and systemic improvement of product, service, and process. Innovation and opportunity are considered as key values to the advancement.

  • Cleary University acceptance rate is 47% with a student population of 592 which consists of 350 full-timers and 242 part-timers.

  • The university accreditation is by The Higher Learning Commission.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 14:1.

  • Cleary University address is 3750 Cleary Drive Howell, MI 48843.

Cleary University Online

Distance learning at the university indicates doing school work when it's convenient for you. Online programs are an exceptional choice for working students while online degree courses are successful with older students or those who work full-time.

Cleary student portal can be used to access the online programs provided by the university. There are plenty of resources implemented for specific programs to make it more flexible and interactive for the users. 


Cleary University Reviews

Some of the student reviews are given below

  • The small campus allows personalized attention from the faculties. The surrounding areas are nice and safe to explore. The dorms are brand new and well equipped.

  • Almost all the faculties are fully committed to helping the students to reach their full potential. They also provide assistance in preparing for interviews and internships.

  • The online learnings are great. The programs are optimized according to the current social needs. The workload is moderately high but it always has a purpose and it is effective.

Cleary University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private For-Profit
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Headquartered at

Howell, Michigan

FAFSA/Federal School Code

002246
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Institutional Accreditation

HLC
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Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Financial Aid, eLibrary , Veterans Friendly , Student Portal

Data Source: https://www.cleary.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Cleary University Campus Life

The campus is small and beautiful filled with diverse people united with similar interests. The community is fun seeing and always there is an opportunity to learn something new. It is provided with plenty of resources to make the students feel more comfortable which in turn affects academic performance.

Cleary University Athletics

Cleary University Cougars actively participates in sports such as Baseball, Soccer, Golf, Softball, Bowling, Tennis, and Wrestling. The Recreation and Wellness Center is active in the Livingston Campus and offers two basketball courts, free cardio/conditioning area. The new athletic stadium has the capacity of more than 300 and allows adaptability for events in addition to sports.

Cleary University Detroit is located at the Considine Little Rock Family Center, this new hub is established to develop the job opportunities for students. It offers a full range of programs from one-year certificates to bachelor degree programs.

Cleary University Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 14: 1
Total Population 592
Student Population Full Time: 350 Part Time: 242
Gender Division Male: 48 % Female: 52 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 331 153 178
Total Applicants Admitted - 155 74 81
Applicants Enrolled - 68 37 31
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 54 28 26
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 14 9 5

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Cleary University Majors and Online Programs

Cleary University offers 43 online programs across 1 Majors

Cleary University Admissions and Application Requirements

Cleary University Acceptance Rate is 47%

Cleary University Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $35
Graduate Application Fee $60

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Cleary University Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Recommended
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Cleary University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting ACT scores 35
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 46%
ACT Composite 20 average 18 - 22 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Cleary University Financial Aid and Scholarships

About 85% of the students are provided with some form of financial aid from the university. The Office of Financial Aid promotes all students to apply for financial aid even if they assume they are not eligible, as support is available on a need and non-need basis. The FAFSA application should be submitted to the university. The Cleary University federal school code is 002246.

  • The Federal Aid provided includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study, and Direct PLUS Loan.

  • The State Aid provided includes the Michigan Tuition Grant, Tuition Incentive Program, and the Michigan Competitive Scholarship.

  • The Military Aid provided includes the Survivors & Dependents Assistance (DEA), Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (MGIB-AD), Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR), and Post 9/11 GI Bill.


Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $3,434 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $3,434 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $5,407 U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,407 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,407 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loan $5,407 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Michigan Tuition Grant $2,052 Michigan resident. Demonstrate Financial Need. Undergraduate. March 1st, 2019
Tuition Incentive Program $2,052 Michigan resident. Demonstrate Financial Need. Undergraduate. March 1st, 2019
State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Michigan Competitive Scholarship $2,052 Michigan resident. Demonstrate Financial Need March 1st, 2019

Data Source: https://www.cleary.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $10,564 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Yellow Ribbon Program $10,564 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty (MGIB-AD) Varies For active duty or selected reserve members of Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies
Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) Varies For active duty or selected reserve members of Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies
Survivors & Dependents Assistance (DEA) Varies Eligible dependents of certain veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition. Dependent of veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program Varies Eligible Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies

Data Source: https://www.cleary.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $9,551
$30,001 - $48,000 $12,771
$48,001 - $75,000 $13,748
$75,001 - $110,000 $13,240
Over $110,000 $14,129

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 33% $3,403
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 94% $11,536
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 43% $4,282
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 94% $8,746
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 71% $5,938
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 71% $5,938
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 12,173
Military Aid
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://www.cleary.edu/veterans/
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 14 $7,852
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 14 $7,852

Data Source: https://www.cleary.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Cleary University Library

All necessary library resources are accessible online, 24/7 via Cleary Online Library. It is a learning portal and a reference for learning more about library resources and services. Another wonderful source of information is the Michigan Electronic Library.

MEL consists of the Clarey business databases by implementing a wide range of report and articles on business and non-business subjects. It provides information in a classified format. Students and faculty seeking research help may reach the Director of University Libraries for help. The assistance is available via e-mail or by phone. 

Cleary University FAQ's

  What does Cleary University tuition cost?


The average tuition cost of Cleary University is $18,300 per year.

  Where is CU located?


CU is located in 3750 Cleary Drive Howell, MI 48843.

  Is Cleary University accredited?


Yes, CU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

  What type of University is CU?


Cleary University is a 4 year, Private for-profit university.

  What is the federal school code of Cleary University?


The FAFSA/federal school code of Cleary University is 002246.

  What is the acceptance rate of Cleary University?


The acceptance rate of CU is 47%.

  What is the total population of Cleary University?


The total population of Cleary University is 592.

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