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Central Michigan University
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  • Graduate School
  • MOUNT PLEASANT, MI

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From Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research - high research institution and offers more than 70 graduate degree programs at the master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Central Michigan University is investing heavily in new buildings, enhanced classrooms, and state-of-the-art labs and research facilities. At Central Michigan University, you will work closely with faculty mentors to succeed in your field, within your personalized graduate program plan and beyond the classroom.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admission
Deadline for International Students
Rolling Admissions
Admissions Website
Application Fee
$50

Graduate Schools

Masters and Doctoral Programs

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
5,235
Part-Time Grad Students
3,533
Research Assistants
185
Teaching Assistants
269
Racial Diversity
  • White
    61.5%
  • African American
    17.6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    6.5%
  • Hispanic
    4.4%
  • Unknown
    4.4%
  • Asian
    2.5%
  • Multiracial
    2.3%
  • Native American
    0.8%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Driven
    14%
  • Down-to-earth
    14%
  • Friendly
    43%
  • Intellectual
    29%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 7 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    43%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    14%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    43%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
86%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 7 responses
Poll
43%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 7 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 7 responses
  • $100K+
    14%
  • $50K-$75K
    14%
  • $25K-$50K
    29%
  • <$25K
    43%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 7 responses
  • $50-$75K
    14%
  • <$50K
    14%
  • Did not graduate yet
    71%
29%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 7 responses

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$37,714
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$755
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$137,700
National
$217,500

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