Central Michigan University

Acceptance Rate 69 %
SAT Average 1,105
Tuition & Fees $24,120
Student Population 17,311
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,843

Academic Overview

Central Michigan University Campus, Mount Pleasant, MI
Central Michigan University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $12,960 for Michigan residents and $24,120 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 17,311 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 69% and the graduation rate is 64% last year.
The salary after graduation from Central Michigan University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $46,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Central Michigan University are $12,960 for Michigan residents and $24,120 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $14,673 for in-state students and $19,359 for out-of-state students.
Central Michigan University 2021 Tuition & Fees
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Central Michigan. The acceptance rate of Central Michigan is 69% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 22%. The average graduation rate is 64% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,843 and 80% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 17,311 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Central Michigan University is 69 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Central Michigan University is 64 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Central Michigan University is 77 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Central Michigan University is 17,311
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Central Michigan University is 20 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
20 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,843 at Central Michigan University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Central Michigan offers 235 major programs through online and on-site education where 54 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree12510
Post Bachelor's Degree2216
Master's Degree7024
Post Master's Degree21
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship133
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

Special Learning Opportunities

Central Michigan University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:6,327)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,038)

Veterans Benefits

Central Michigan University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges