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Central Michigan University, founded in 1892, is a public university. the quality and variety of its academic and extracurricular life reflects the responsiveness of the school to the needs of its students and to the needs of the society they will enter after graduation. Its 854-acre campus is located in Mount Pleasant, 60 miles from Saginaw

Website: www.cmich.edu/

Public
Co-ed
16,432
Undergraduate
Students
(57.6%) 9,471 Women
(42.4%) 6,961 Men
5,273
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 17,858 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.41
SAT Math
490-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
559 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$25,668
Tuition and Fees
$13,260
Room and Board
$10,328
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Freshman Award
$15,050
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,453
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
754
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 22% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Mount Pleasant Population
26,185
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
 
Sororities
9% of women participate
Fraternities
8% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
9.7% Black/African-American
5.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.4% White
1.1% Unknown
International Students
2.7% from 61 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
27.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
67%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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