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COLLEGE PROFILE

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $22,922
Out-of-state: $34,742
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,850
Out-of-state: $23,670
Room and Board
$9,088
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$984
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 DeadlinePriority deadline March 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 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants2,666 (89.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,025 (76.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,945 (96.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,016 (52.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met83%
Average Award$13,814
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,661 (85.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,069
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,656 (85.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,249
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 110 (5.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift421 (14.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,161
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants14,115 (80.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need11,295 (64.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid11,056 (97.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met5,444 (49.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met79%
Average Award$12,940
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,395 (75.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,961
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 9,977 (90.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,535
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 387 (3.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1,589 (9.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,838
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$33,545
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
21.0%
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 LoansCollege/university 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
Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
4,184
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
155
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
726
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
205
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
$1,471
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.31 3.39 487 497 489 23
Low 1.90 2.20 400 420 430 15
High 4.00 4.20 660 630 620 33
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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