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COLLEGE PROFILE

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $22,500
Out-of-state: $34,620
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,550
Out-of-state: $23,670
Room and Board
$8,780
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$1,170
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailCMUOSFA@CMICH.EDU
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlineMarch 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002243
Free

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants2,952 (88.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,229 (75.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,173 (97.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,117 (51.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met82%
Average Award$13,328
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,835 (84.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,998
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,812 (83.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,001
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 189 (8.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift411 (12.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,252
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants14,969 (81.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need11,829 (64.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid11,634 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met5,956 (51.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met85%
Average Award$12,569
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,853 (76.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,768
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 10,513 (90.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,399
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 518 (4.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1,524 (8.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,069
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$32,581
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
20.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
26.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansAlternative loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableNone
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Biological Sciences, Military Science, Computer Science, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences, Business
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Theater/Drama, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Dance
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Out-of-State Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Ethnic Background
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,620
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.12 3.17 450 460 460 24
Low 1.50 1.50 450 460 460 16
High 4.00 4.50 450 460 460 31
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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