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Eastern Michigan University
  • 4 Year
  • YPSILANTI, MI

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Eastern Michigan is a public university located in Ypsilanti, Michigan in the Detroit Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 9,630 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Eastern Michigan acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Social Work and Youth Services. Graduating 47% of students, Eastern Michigan alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,000.

About

900 OAKWOOD ST.
YPSILANTI, MI 48197
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About Eastern Michigan...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Mid-American Conference

Eastern Michigan University Rankings

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Emich Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
980-1200
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$15,342 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,515 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 187 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 224 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 223 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    2%
  • Online
    65%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,630 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,942
Undergrads Over 25
24%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 164 responses
  • Nice
    37%
  • Approachable
    21%
  • Average
    18%
  • Depends, but most are not very inviting.
    8%
  • Below Average
    6%
  • Depends
    6%
  • Anti-Social
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 259 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 302 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 174 responses
  • Diverse
    64%
  • Diverse but still VERY cliquey
    15%
  • Diverse, comfortable for a student 25+
    6%
  • Mostly black
    5%
  • Undiverse. 65% white, 25% black with little else.
    5%
  • Full of young full-time working students.
    2%
  • Home away from home
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 142 responses

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