Central Michigan University

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world rank  565

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University Overview

Established in 1892, Central Michigan University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Mount Pleasant (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Michigan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Central Michigan University (CMU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Central Michigan University (CMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 127 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CMU
Founded 1892
Motto Sapientia, Virtus, Amicitia
Wisdom, Virtue, Friendship
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 1200 S. Franklin Street
Mount Pleasant (population range: 10,000-49,999)
48859 Michigan
United States
T +1 (989) 774 4000
F +1 (989) 774 7267

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 102 Warriner Hall
Mount Pleasant 48859
+1 (989) 774 3076
888 2925366

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Central Michigan University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1915


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)
  • National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
  • National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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