Setting: Large four-year, primarily residential
In-state Tuition: $10,098.00
Out-of-state Tuition: $21,303.00
Student/Faculty Ratio: 21:01
SAT / ACT / GPA: 1200 / 22 / 3.32
Male/Female Ratio: 44:56
Campus Housing: Yes
Religious Affiliation: N/A
Campus Housing: Yes
Acceptance Rate: 69%
Central Michigan University (CMU) is a public research university located in Mount Pleasant in the U.S. state of Michigan. Established in 1892, Central Michigan University is one of the nation's 100 largest public universities and the third largest in Michigan (behind Michigan – Ann Arbor, and Michigan State with more than 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and another 7,000 enrolled online and at more than 60 locations worldwide.
CMU offers 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral levels, including nationally recognized programs in entrepreneurship, journalism, music, audiology, teacher education, psychology and physician assistant. CMU has also established a College of Medicine, which opened in fall 2013. CMU competes in the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference in seven men's and nine women's sports.
Vision Statement "Central Michigan University, an inclusive community of scholars, is a national leader in higher education inspiring excellence and innovation." Mission Statement At Central Michigan University, we are a community committed to the pursuit of knowledge, wisdom, discovery, and creativity. We provide student-centered education and foster personal and intellectual growth to prepare students for productive careers, meaningful lives, and responsible citizenship in a global society.
Central Michigan University is governed by a Board of Trustees, whose eight members are appointed by the Governor of Michigan and confirmed by the Michigan Senate for terms of eight years. This arrangement is provided for by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 for nearly all public universities, the three exceptions being the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Wayne State University. The Board of Trustees appoints and reviews the President of Central Michigan University, currently George E. Ross.
The president administers the policies set by the board and serves ex officio on the board as a non-voting member. The Board of Trustees also controls university finances, including tuition, fees, and budgets, as well as university policies, ranging from missions and goals to faculty and tenure to athletics and academics to admissions and programs. It also names facilities and groups and accepts gifts from large donors, among several other duties and powers it possesses. Members of the Board of Trustees serve without compensation, but are reimbursed by the university for expenses related to their official capacity, such as travel.
Central Michigan University is home to 22 on-campus residence halls, arranged in four areas throughout the campus. In 2006, the 21st and 22nd residence halls on campus opened in what was currently the East complex.
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Great Lakes IL IN MI OH WIWebsite: www.cmich.eduFinancial aid office website: https://www.cmich.edu/ess/OSFANet price calculator web address: netconnect.cmich.edu/netpricecalculatorOnline application website: https://apply.cmich.eduAdmission office website: https://www.cmich.edu/admissionsUndergraduate application fee:
$35.00Graduate application fee:
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