Central Michigan UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$12,960

Avg in-state tuition

$24,120

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University is a large public university located on a rural campus in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 19,362, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 70%. The university offers 125 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 61%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $12,960, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $24,120.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

70% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 70%

Retention Rate 74%

Graduation Rate 61%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1200

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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59%

Female Student Population

19:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

19k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

73%

Black

11%

Hispanic

5%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Unknown

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

37% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

37%

State Grant Aid

7%

Institution Grant Aid

90%

Pell Grant

37%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,628
State Grant Aid $1,190
Institution Grant Aid $7,440
Pell Grant Aid $4,610
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.