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Eastern Michigan University Admission Requirements

Ypsilanti, Michigan

Chances of getting into Eastern Michigan University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
75.7%
Admission Difficulty for Eastern Michigan University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Eastern Michigan University and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #30 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 11,035 out of 14,577 applicants were admitted making Eastern Michigan University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 80 percent. Eastern Michigan University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Eastern Michigan University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Eastern Michigan University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
890-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
85%
SAT Scores for Eastern Michigan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for Eastern Michigan University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1030

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 requires applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 750. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #32 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 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Eastern Michigan University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >84%
1030 to 1170 Avg + 76%-84%
890 to 1030 Avg - 65%-76%
750 to 890 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 750 Low <52%
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Eastern Michigan University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
15-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
25%
ACT Scores for Eastern Michigan University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 13
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 15
ACT Scores for Eastern Michigan University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 19

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 15 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 81 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 11 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #34 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 25 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Eastern Michigan University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Eastern Michigan University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >84%
19 to 23 Avg + 76%-84%
15 to 19 Avg - 65%-76%
11 to 15 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 11 Low <52%
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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 grades are above the average 3.23 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Eastern Michigan University accepts 76% of all applicants.

 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

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

Applying

Admission Statistics

Eastern Michigan University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 8,912 5,665 14,577
Accepted 6,917 4,118 11,035
Acceptance Rate 78% 73% 76%
Enrolled 1,456 939 2,395
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 23% 22%

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

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
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Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Indiana

F
Ferris State University

Big Rapids, Michigan

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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

F
SUNY at Fredonia

Fredonia, New York

P
University of Pittsburgh Bradford

Bradford, Pennsylvania

P
Penn State Dubois

Dubois, Pennsylvania

L
Lake Superior State University

Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

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?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to Eastern Michigan University. Admission competition is and the college has easy 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 890 and 1170. 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 15 and 23. 25% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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