105 Warriner Hall Mount Pleasant, MI 48859 989-774-3076
http://www.cmich.edu cmuadmit@cmich.edu
About Central Michigan University
  • Year of Foundation 1892
  • Size of Campus 854 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 19,997
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 55%, 45%, 2%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $23,670 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,092
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 20,141
Established in 1892, Central Michigan University, located in Mount Pleasant, was originally founded as a school for teacher and business education. Today, this doctoral research university is the fourth largest institution in Michigan and among the 100 largest public universities nationally. Central Michigan University has offered degree programs through its Global Campus unit to working adults for more than 40 years. The University operates a network of CMU Learning Centers in more than 50 locations throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. CMU has awarded degrees through its Global Campus unit to more than 70,000 students since its inception in 1971. Programs are offered at the undergraduate, masters, specialist and doctoral levels, including non-degree certifications. CMU is the nation's foremost university authorizer of charter schools with 60 schools educating 29,000 students in grades K-12. CMU's Division I athletics program, a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC), offers nine intercollegiate sports for women and seven for men. CMU Public Broadcasting operates 10 television and seven radio stations with the largest geographic reach of any Public Broadcasting system in the country. CMU is also home to the headquarters of Special Olympics Michigan.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 14
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 10
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Michigan Story Festival, Native American Pow Wow, Lem Tucker Journalism Scholarship and Speaker Series Event, School of Music Opus black-tie dinner and concert, Martin Luther King Jr. Week Speaker Series and Peace March and Unity Ball, International Cultur
  • Number of students in fraternities 14
  • Percent students who are frat members 6%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Phi Alpha, Golden Key International Honour Society, Honors Outreach Network, Kappa Delta Epsilon, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Omicron Nu, Lambda Pi Eta, Logistics Management Council, Mortar Board National Ho
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 11
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) A One Christian Fellowship, Adventist Students for Christ, Apostolic Lighthouse Campus Ministry, Bahai Club, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Hope, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christ the King Lutheran Student Fellowshi
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 7%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Cultural Organization, Common Ground, Greyscale Press, Latino Cultural Organization, Organization for Black Unity, Pride, Spanish Club, Students for a Sensible Drug Policy, Indian Students Organization, International
  • Distance to nearest airport Freeland (40), Lansing (69)
  • Distance to nearest train Lansing (69)
  • Distance to nearest bus Mount Pleasant (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (90%), women's dorms (6%), men's dorms (3%), sorority housing (0%), fraternity housing (0%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (0%), special housing for disabled students (0%), other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 3%
  • Number of students using college housing 33%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 13%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 7%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 36%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 89%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 56
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 75
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Museums Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University Museum of Cultural and Natural History, Gerald L. Poor School Museum, Brooks Astronomical Observatory, University Art Gallery, University Theater, Public Broadcasting, Student Activity Center, Charles
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,330
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 400
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of e-books 6,371
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities Clarke Historical Library (The history of Michigan and the Old Northwest Territory, Published works that shape the minds of young children, including both educational texts and children's fiction, The history of Central Michigan University); Off-Campus Lib
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Microforms 1,342,550
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 500
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,012,774
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 28,008
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 21%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 81%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Auto Owners Insurance Company, CINTAS, Deloitte, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Gentex Corporation, Hantz Financial Services, Hantz Group, Isabella County, Pulte Homes of Michgian, Quicken Loans, Target, US Armed Forces, Wal-Mart, Midland Public Schools and Utica
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,800
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