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Central Michigan University

School Profile

  • Central Michigan UniversityPublic Four-year University in Mount Pleasant, MI
  • Bridgat: Offers Free Shipping Razor Blades
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Accreditation: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 20,540
First-year Undergraduate Students: 3,899
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 20,022
Graduate Students: 6,685

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Acting
  • Bachelor of Actuarial Science
  • Bachelor of Advertising
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Art Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Astronomy
  • Bachelor of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Bachelor of Automotive Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biology Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Business Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Child Development
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Cognitive Science
  • Bachelor of Communication Disorders
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Community Organization/Advocacy
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Systems
  • Bachelor of Construction/Building Technologies
  • Bachelor of Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Education of Emotionally Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Education of Mentally Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technologies
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of English Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of European Studies
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of Family Systems
  • Bachelor of Family/Consumer Sciences - Education
  • Bachelor of Fashion Merchandising
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Financial Planning
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of French Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of Geography Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of German Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Health System Administration
  • Bachelor of Health Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of History Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Hotel/Motel Management
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Institutional Food Production
  • Bachelor of Interior Architecture
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Law & Legal Studies - General
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Logistics/Materials Management
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Manufacturing Engineering
  • Bachelor of Manufacturing Technologies
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor of Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Medical Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Meteorology
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Music Theory/Composition
  • Bachelor of Natural Resources & Conservation - General
  • Bachelor of Neuroscience
  • Bachelor of Oceanography
  • Bachelor of Operations Management
  • Bachelor of Organizational Communication
  • Bachelor of Parks, Recreation & Fitness - General
  • Bachelor of Parks/Leisure Facilities Management
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Photojournalism
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Physics Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Health Education
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Purchasing/Procurement/Contracts
  • Bachelor of Real Estate
  • Bachelor of Recreational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Retailing
  • Bachelor of Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Speech Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Sport/Fitness Administration
  • Bachelor of Statistics
  • Bachelor of Technology/Industrial Arts Education
  • Bachelor of Theater Design/Stagecraft
  • Bachelor of Women's Studies

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $10,170
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $23,670

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • ACT: Required
  • SAT Reasoning Test: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 555
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 220


Member: NCAA
Team name: Chippewas


  • Ranked #306 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #231 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #19 Audiology
  • Ranked #116 Clinical Psychology
  • Ranked #180 Fine Arts
  • Ranked #115 Physical Therapy
  • Ranked #94 Physician Assistant
  • Ranked #211 Psychology
  • Ranked #165 Public Affairs
  • Ranked #53 Speech-Language Pathology
  • Ranked #21 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #33 Student Engagement and Assessment
  • Ranked #10 Student Services and Technology
  • Ranked #9 Admissions Selectivity
  • Ranked #56 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #11 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #3 Student Services and Technology
  • Ranked #61 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #3 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #20 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

Admissions Office
Warriner Hall
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
(989) 774-3076
(888) 292-5366
Fax: (989) 774-7267
Contact: Betty Wagner
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 73%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 73%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 18,051
Female applicants 10,320
Male applicants 7,731
Applicants accepted 13,092
Female applicants accepted 7,587
Male applicants accepted 5,505
Freshman enrollment 4,173
Female freshman enrollment 2,286
Male freshman enrollment 1,887
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 78%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 3.3
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3-3.6

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 1%
SAT Critical Reading average score 515
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 475-555
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown N/A
SAT Math average score 515
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 475-555
SAT Math score breakdown N/A
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 99%
Average ACT Composite score 22
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 20-24
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 19-24
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 18-25

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