|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||22:1|
|Dormitory capacity||6,327 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Central Michigan University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 19,160 applications and 13,711 students were granted admission. Central Michigan University is at the #70 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 97% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 3% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||890 to 1140|
|ACT||20 to 25|
Central Michigan University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $23,670 and in-state students paid $12,150.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Central Michigan University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 34% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,252 (which is 4.1% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Central Michigan University in 2016-2017, was 2,746, which is 80% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,288 (which is 0.3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Central Michigan University has enrolled a total of 25,986 students (19,252 students full-time and 6,734 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 25,986 students, 1,438 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 19,877 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 6,109 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 5,174 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 11%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Central Michigan University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||32%||1,332||831|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||8%||347||20|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||198||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||4%||156||133|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||4%||153||11|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||2%||68||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Central Michigan University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Central Michigan University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,400. Last year, out of the total 5,913 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 5,617 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 6,375 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 5,865 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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