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Central Michigan University

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Rating

Public

Type

24,917

Students

$23,670

Tuition

70%

Acceptance

#270

Ranking

Distant Town

Campus Setting

Mount Pleasant, MI

106 Warriner Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

Central Michigan University is a large public university located in Mount Pleasant, MI ranked 19thin Michigan. It has a total of 17,975 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 69.51% of applicants. Central Michigan University offers 235 different majors and is best known for its photojournalism, family systems, and recreational therapy programs (nationally ranked 6th, 10th, and 11th respectively). With a tuition cost of $12,510 for students from Michigan and $23,670 for those from out-of-state, Central Michigan University is somewhat moderately expensive. 56.42% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $41,900 per year, which is 1% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$24,120/Year
Above Average

Central Michigan University

$24,120

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$36,528/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$28,646/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

70%Acceptance
Less Selective

Central Michigan University

70%

National

69%
Sat

990 - 1200

89% of students submit

Admissions Yield

22%

ACT

18 - 26

23% of students submit

Application Website

https://apply.cmich.edu

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$40

Students

17,975Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

2,711

Part-Time

21
Male

42%

In-state

83%

Female

58%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

12%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
5% Psychology, General4% Business Administration and Management, General4% Kinesiology and Exercise Science87% Others

5% Psychology, General

4% Business Administration and Management, General

4% Kinesiology and Exercise Science

87% Others

Psychology, General

5%

303 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

4%

230 Graduates

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

4%

224 Graduates

Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

4%

218 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

4%

218 Graduates

Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

3%

206 Graduates

Health/Health Care Administration/Management

3%

188 Graduates

Organizational Leadership

3%

154 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors19:119:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

19

Number of Library Books

681,295

Academic Spend per Student

$8,990

Full-time Retention Rate

77%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$34,100/Year

Central Michigan University

$34,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$34,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$41,900

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

56%