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Eastern Michigan is a public graduate school in Ypsilanti, Michigan in the Detroit Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 3,101 graduate students. Of the 101 graduate programs offered at Eastern Michigan University, 8 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Eastern Michigan University are Special Education and Teaching, Social Work, and Human Resources. 70% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
3,101
Part-Time Grad Students
2,171
Research Assistants
136
Teaching Assistants
167
Racial Diversity
  • White
    66.6%
  • African American
    13.2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    7.7%
  • Hispanic
    4.6%
  • Asian
    3.2%
  • Multiracial
    2.6%
  • Unknown
    1.8%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Driven
    50%
  • Down-to-earth
    29%
  • Friendly
    14%
  • Intellectual
    7%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 14 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    21%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    29%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    43%
  • Brand name, helpful, preparer
    7%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
93%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 14 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 14 responses
Poll
57%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 14 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 14 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    7%
  • $50K-$75K
    14%
  • $25K-$50K
    50%
  • <$25K
    29%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 14 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    7%
  • $100K-$125K
    7%
  • <$50K
    7%
  • Did not graduate yet
    79%
79%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 14 responses

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$39,332
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$854
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$151,300
National
$217,500

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