Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 21,246
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 4,350 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

73%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Eastern Michigan University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 14,796 applications and 10,784 students were granted admission. Eastern Michigan University is at the #71 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, 96% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 4% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT910 to 1140
ACT19 to 25

Application Fee

$35
Undergrad students
$45
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

Eastern Michigan University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $26,183 and in-state students paid $9,690.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$14,268
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$9,690
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$26,183
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Eastern Michigan University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 48% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,631 (which is 4.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Eastern Michigan University in 2016-2017, was 1,760, which is 62% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,904 (which is 11.4% above the national average.)

$4,631
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,904
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
97%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Eastern Michigan University has enrolled a total of 21,246 students (13,882 students full-time and 7,364 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 21,246 students, 1,465 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 17,682 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,564 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,450 students for distance studies.

21,246
Total Enrollment
1,465
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 65%

Black/African American: 18%

Hispanic: 5%

Two or more races: 4%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Asian: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Eastern 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
Health Professions And Related Programs 33% 1,431 151
Education 15% 653 33
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 9% 382 0
Psychology 2% 92 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 2% 87
Social Sciences 2% 85
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 75
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 73 63
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 2% 72
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 1% 50 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

41%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

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 Eastern Michigan University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

9%
Still enrolled
50%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

$30,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Eastern Michigan University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,900. Last year, out of the total 4,919 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 4,476 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 5,469 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 4,813 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,900 $37,500
Employment Rate 91% 88%
Total Graduates 4,919 5,469

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Eastern Michigan University.

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15.5 mile away
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20.4 mile away
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29.2 mile away
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36.2 mile away
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