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Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University

Check whether Central Michigan University is right for you as an international student.

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Uni facts

  • Mount Pleasant, USA
  • University type: Public
  • Rank: -
  • Program types Master's degrees, Bachelor's degrees
  • Programs total 191
  • Acceptance rates 69%
  • Nationalities 62
  • International Students 600

Study abroad at Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University (CMU) prides itself in fostering a culture of integrity, respect and leadership. CMU is among the 5% of US universities in the highest two Carnegie research classifications and offers around 300 programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels.

CMU is located in the heart of Michigan, US, and offers the classic tradition of a university town, culture and the true college experience. Rated one of the safest campuses in the state, CMU has 22 residence halls that feature amenities such as workout facilities, dining options, student success coaches, and living/learning environments for those who share academic interests.

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Why study at CMU?

  • AACSB accredited

    CMU is one of only 180 institutions worldwide to earn AACSB International Accreditation for both business and accounting

  • Award-winning programs

    Best Undergraduate Program of the Year in the US for Neuroscience, The Society of Neuroscience

  • Employability

    91% of new alumni are employed or pursuing advanced degrees within six months of graduation

  • Student organizations

    CMU offers more than 400 student organizations on campus

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Life as an international student

Central Michigan University works to ensure that international students have an easy transition to living and studying in Michigan. The Office of International Affairs staff are dedicated to assisting students with any problems, inviting international scholars to campus, and providing links to the University’s rich international community through cultural programs and events.​

Student life & facilities

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  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Tennis Courts 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
    • No. of Athletics Track 1
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 20
    • Cafe’s 4
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
  • Sports Facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf American Football Pitches 1
    • Sport facilities 3
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organisations 400
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Transport
    • Campus parking
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support

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Central Michigan University programs

Fees and funding

Please see below the costs to study at Central Michigan University

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  • Undergraduate Tuition - Lower level - $18,936 per year, upper level - $19,560
  • Postgraduate Tuition - from $15,300 per year

Undergraduate

  • General Merit Based Scholarship
  • Centralis Scholarship
  • Departmental application scholarships

Postgraduate

  • Out-of-State Tuition Merit Award
  • Graduate Assistantships
  • Neighboring Regions Award
  • Legacy Tuition Award
  • Departmental application scholarships

Location

Central Michigan University

1200 S. Franklin Street, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

CMU calls the small town of Mount Pleasant, Michigan​, home. You'll find that weekends are made for adventures with outdoor activities, visiting one of the Great Lakes or exploring one of the nearby cities.

  • drive to Detroit

    two hour

  • to Chicago

    less than 5 hours

  • to Grand Rapids

    two hours

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Visa requirements for Central Michigan University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements