17,845
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,337
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
67
67%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Central Michigan University is a University institution located in Mount Pleasant, MI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Warriner Hall 102
Mt Pleasant, MI  48859
United States
Contact Email: cmuadmit@cmich.edu
Phone: 989-774-3076
Fax: 989-774-7267

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Related Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
Casino Management Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Financial Planning And Services Checkmark
Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Meeting And Event Planning Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Purchasing, Procurement/acquisitions And Contracts Management Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Advertising Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Journalism Related Checkmark
Photojournalism Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio, Television, And Digital Communication Related Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Earth Science Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
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History Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education&-individuals With Emotional Disturbances Checkmark
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Speech Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
Drafting/design Engineering Technologies Related Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Children's And Adolescent Literature Checkmark
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Literature Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Family Systems Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Community Health Services Counseling Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Therapeutic Recreation Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Land Use Planning And Management Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Meteorology Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark
Social Sciences Related Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Musical Theater Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19,021
Applied
12,887
Accepted
17,845
Enrolled
68%
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Female Admissions

11,330
Females Applied
7,741
Females Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

7,691
Males Applied
5,146
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.36
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 560 510 610
SAT Math 545 500 590
ACT Composite 23 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

12,510
In-state
23,670
Out-of-state
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Fees

9,736
Room & board
4,868
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

13,337
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,438
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,186
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
7,077
Avg. Loan Aid
5,471
Avg. Grant Aid
6,765
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
37%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

17,845
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.58%
Black or African American 8.69%
White or Caucasian 77.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.78%
Asian 1.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 3.6%
Other 1.34%

Gender

Male (43.09%)
Female (56.91%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 37%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Siblings' Weekend and Mainstage

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,291
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 797
Part-time - 494
Male - 718
Female - 573