Central Michigan University Comparison

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Overview

CMU
Location Mount Pleasant, MI
Setting Distant Town
Enrollment 17,311
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #586
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website cmich.edu
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Costs

CMU
Tuition (In State) $12,510
Tuition (Out of State) $23,670
Room & Board $10,676
Avg Net Price $15,758
Avg Grant Aid $10,207
% Receiving Grant Aid 97%

Admission

CMU
Applied 19,396
Admitted 13,320
Acceptance Rate 68.7%
Enrolled % 15.7%
Avg High School GPA 3.52
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Average
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 20/26
SAT Range 1000/1210
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline May 1, 2022

Academics

CMU
Student to Faculty Ratio 18:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (24%)
  • Education (16%)
  • Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies (8%)
  • Communication (7%)
  • Social Sciences (6%)

Outcomes

CMU
Graduation Rate 54%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $44,500
Making Student Loan Payments 54%
Median Student Loan Debt $27,000
Median Loan Payment $279

Diversity

CMU
% Men 40%
% Women 60%
Racial Diversity Low
HBCU No
% White 79%
% Black 8%
% Hispanic 4%
% Native American 1%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 3%
% International 2%
% Unknown Race 3%

Students

CMU
% In-State 91%
% Out-of-State 8%

Campus

CMU
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility No
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/