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Study at Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University or CMU is a coeducational state university located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. It was established in 1892. The University enrolls more than 25, 000 students every year. CMU has off-campus sites located in 15 states and 10 countries. CMU offers students degrees in over 25 areas through many academic divisions. It offers degrees and programs at the bachelor's, master's, specialist's and doctoral levels. Undergraduate students can select from over 150 programs, and graduate students have the choice of more than 60 programs. The university offers degrees in 25 areas. CMU's sports teams and the school alumni are referred to as the Chippewas. The school's athletics programs are affiliated with the NCAA Division I-A.

Profile of Central Michigan UniversityCentral Michigan University is located in Mount Pleasant, MI (a self-contained town). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Central Michigan University is the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Central Michigan University is known for its programs in business and management, education and teaching, family and social work, and medical administration.

Central Michigan University Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 453. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 470 and 600.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Central Michigan University is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

The school had 26, 611 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life
Central Michigan University offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Central Michigan University values student athletics, and belongs to the Mid-American Conference. Central Michigan University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors

Business and Management1, 865business administration, human resources, marketing, business management, MIS, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, accounting, . . .
Education and Teaching1, 408education, science teaching, elementary school teaching, school Counselling, educational administration, math teaching, industrial arts teaching, English teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts432history, social studies, political science, English, economics, sociology, humanities, creative writing, . . .
Family and Social Work415community organization, public administration, family systems, child development, social work, foodservice management, human nutrition, family studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy360exercise science, sports and fitness management, parks and recreation management, dietitian, athletic trainer, parks and recreation studies, recreational therapy, health and physical Education
Therapy and Counselling302psychology, communication disorders, physical therapy, school psychology, clinical psychology, organizational psychology, experimental psychology, cognitive science
Media294public relations, media and digital communications, communication studies, journalism, organizational communications, advertising, photojournalism
Medical administration240health care administration, public health Education
Science156biology, biomedical sciences, chemistry, biological and biomedical sciences, geology, meteorology, conservation biology, physics, . . .
Medical Support and Technology106physician assistant, audiology, speech pathology, clinical lab tech
Engineering Technician103automotive tech, construction engineering tech, mechanical engineering tech, electronics tech, manufacturing tech, industrial production tech
Computer Science and Engineering87information technology, computer science, computer services management
Music33music, music performance, music theory and composition, conducting
Engineering32engineering management, mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, electrical engineering
Hospitality30hospitality management, hotel management
Design30graphic design
Architecture and Planning29interior architecture
Conservation and Resource Management23conservation, environmental science, environmental studies
Medicine22neuroscience, gerontology
Mathematics19mathematics, statistics, mathematics and computer science
Religion and Philosophy15religion, philosophy
Drama and Performing Arts14acting, various performing arts, drama, theatre design
Art Studies13art studies
Fine Arts10fine arts
Contact: Central Michigan UniversityCentral Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

General Phone: (989) 774-4000


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