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Eastern Michigan University Admission Requirements

Ypsilanti, Michigan

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Chances of getting into Eastern Michigan University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
74.1%
Admission Difficulty for Eastern Michigan University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Eastern Michigan University and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #27 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 10,607 out of 14,323 applicants were admitted making Eastern Michigan University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. Eastern Michigan University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Eastern Michigan University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eastern Michigan University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
970-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
85%
SAT Scores for Eastern Michigan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Eastern Michigan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1190
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Eastern Michigan University?

Eastern Michigan University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #23 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Eastern Michigan University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1190 and Above Good >83%
1080 to 1190 Avg + 74%-83%
970 to 1080 Avg - 63%-74%
860 to 970 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 860 Low <50%
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Eastern Michigan University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
25%
ACT Scores for Eastern Michigan University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Eastern Michigan University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Eastern Michigan University?

Admission data indicates that Eastern Michigan University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 25 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eastern Michigan University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Eastern Michigan University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >83%
22 to 25 Avg + 74%-83%
19 to 22 Avg - 63%-74%
16 to 19 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 16 Low <50%
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Eastern Michigan University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.23
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Eastern Michigan University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Eastern Michigan University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Eastern Michigan University was 3.23 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #26 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Eastern Michigan University accepts 74% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Eastern Michigan University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 15% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 25% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 7% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

76% of Eastern Michigan University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Eastern Michigan University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 40%
Top 50% of class 76%
Bottom 50% of class 24%
Bottom 25% of class 5%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Eastern Michigan University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 9,497 4,826 14,323
Accepted 6,867 3,740 10,607
Acceptance Rate 72% 77% 74%
Enrolled 1,322 830 2,152
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 22% 20%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Eastern Michigan University is $35.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Eastern Michigan University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Eastern Michigan University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Eastern Michigan University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=169798 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Michigan University.

FAQs

Does Eastern Michigan University prefer SAT or ACT?

85% of students submit their SAT scores to Eastern Michigan University. 25% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Eastern Michigan University?

74% of those who apply are granted admission to Eastern Michigan University. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Eastern Michigan University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1190. 85% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Eastern Michigan University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 25% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.