Central Michigan University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Central Michigan University is a large four-year, public school with 27,630 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1892 and is one of the 3 colleges located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
166
Central Michigan University will give you the opportunity to receive a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Central Michigan University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 166 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Medical, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
76%
Central Michigan University student retention rate is fair at 76% (well above Michigan average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Central Michigan University is below average: 57%.

Student to faculty ratio at Central Michigan University is reasonable -- 22:1. Read more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,400
Average tuition cost is high - around $21,400 per year.

Read the details about Central Michigan University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
69%
As reported in recent data, 18,358 applications were submitted and 12,655 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Central Michigan University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,200
Central Michigan University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Central Michigan University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Central Michigan University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 6,400 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: approximately $4,200 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Central Michigan University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Central Michigan University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Central Michigan University Location and Maps



Post Address: Central Michigan University, 106 Warriner Hall, Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859, USA
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