69%

Acceptance Rate

$9,474

Avg.Financial Aid

002243

FAFSA Code

About Central Michigan University (CMU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

21,622

Website

https://www.cmich.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Central Michigan University (CMU) is a nationally ranked institution which was established in the year 1892. CMU has more than 18,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and more than 9,000 enrolled online at more than 30 locations across North America. Their mission is to provide student-centered education and foster personal and intellectual growth to prepare students for productive careers, and responsible citizenship in a global society. The university adheres to the core values of integrity, respect, compassion, inclusiveness, social responsibility, excellence, and innovation.

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  • The acceptance rate of the University is 72%. 

  • It has a total student population of 25,986 with 19,252 Full-timers and 6,734 Part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio at CMU is 22:1. 

  • The total graduation rate of the university is 57%. 


Online Education at CMU

CMU offers online education with high standards just like traditional courses. The university offers a wide range of online programs with flexibility and the students can complete it as per their convenience.

  • The degrees are accredited and transfer of credits can be done easily. 

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Reviews

Some of the student's reviews are given below

  • CMU is a great place to learn from Professors who are very supportive.
  • It is a diverse place where you can find students from all over the world.

  • CMU campus is the safest place for students.

  • The environment on the campus is awesome and make the students feel at home.

  • The online programs provided by CMU are appreciated by the students as they provide a wide range of online programs with high standards.

Location & Contact

Address

106 Warriner Hall

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9897744000
Fax: 9897744000
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Rankings

The various ranks of CMU according to US News-

  • It ranked 71 in the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs and ranked 112 in Top Public Schools.

  • Ranked 205 in National Universities and is ranked 220 in High School Counselor Rankings.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

69%

SAT Range

1000 - 1200

ACT Range

20 - 27

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$14,372

Average Annual Cost

$12,510

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$450

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,076

Budget For Other Expenses

$853

Total One Year Cost

$24,889

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

20:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

77%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

45%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$907

Faculty Overview

57%

Male Professors

43%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

287 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

283 Graduates

Psychology, General

264 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

202 Graduates

Marketing

190 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

158 Graduates

Community Organization and Advocacy

155 Graduates

Biology, General

135 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

125 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

123 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

104 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

104 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

102 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

101 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

91 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

73 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

62 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

61 Graduates

Social Work

60 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

59 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

57 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

54 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

54 Graduates

Sociology

53 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

49 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

49 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

48 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

48 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

47 Graduates

Computer Science

46 Graduates

Political Science and Government

45 Graduates

History

42 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

40 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

35 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

33 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

32 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

29 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

27 Graduates

Music

27 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

27 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

25 Graduates

Journalism

23 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

23 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

23 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

22 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

20 Graduates

Economics

20 Graduates

Anthropology

19 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

19 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

16 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

15 Graduates

International Business

15 Graduates

Mathematics

14 Graduates

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

13 Graduates

Chemistry

13 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

13 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

13 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

13 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

12 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

11 Graduates

Statistics

10 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

9 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

9 Graduates

Public Health

9 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

7 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

6 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

6 Graduates

Philosophy

6 Graduates

Biological and Biomedical Sciences,...

5 Graduates

Literature

5 Graduates

Real Estate

5 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

4 Graduates

Computer Engineering

4 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

4 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

3 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

2 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

2 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

Public Administration

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

16,387

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

34%

Full-time

87%

Part-time

13%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

76% White

1% Unknown

9% Black

5% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

10%

Out Of State

89%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$66,048 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

37%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,038/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,038/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,038/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Flying C

School Colors

gold and maroon

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-American Conference

Total Male Athletes

241

Total Female Athletes

229

Intramural Sports

21

Sports Club

55

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Gymnastics

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$23,080

$33,756

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$240 - 350

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

86%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,474

Students Receiving Federal Grants

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,554

Students Receiving State Aid

8%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,071

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

86%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,495

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,515

$30K - $48K

$11,210

$48K - $75K

$8,191

$75K - $110K

$6,208

> $110K

$5,794

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,906,132

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$19,634,872

CMU provides financial aid to students in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. Almost 803 students are receiving tuition assistance from CMU as Military aid. The total tuition assistance awarded as Military aid is $1,739,453. Students are required to fulfill certain eligibility criteria to avail of these facilities. The student has to submit the FAFSA application to get financial aid.

Central Michigan University (CMU) FAFSA/Federal school code is 002243

  • Institutional Aid like Presidential Scholarships, Excellence Scholarships, Success Scholarships, Community College Scholars Program and CMU grants are provided at CMU.

  • The Federal Aid include Pell Grant, Bureau of Indian Affairs Grant (BIA), Federal Work-Study, TEACH Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG).

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance are the Military Aid provided by the university


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