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Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Education and Human Services Building at Central Michigan University credit: cjh1452000
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Overview
Public
17,190 Undergraduates
72% Admissions Rate
Town: Distant
Public
Region: Midwest
Division 1
Size: Medium
Doctoral
Central Michigan University
106 Warriner Hall
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
48859
(989) 774-4000
www.cmich.edu

Central Michigan University, a public research university located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, is one of the top 205 institutions of higher education in the United States. It was established as the Central Michigan Normal School and Business Institute in 1892, and students took classes to become teachers. In 1959, it was renamed to Central Michigan University. Today, it sits on 480 acres of land in a rural setting. Its motto is “Sapientia, Virtus, Amicitia” or “Wisdom, Virtue, Friendship.” Notable alumni include sportscaster Dick Enberg, actor Jeff Daniels, football player Antonio Brown, TV personality Carter Oosterhouse, U.S. Representative Brenda Lawrence, author Alveda King, military commander Joseph Ralston and basketball player Chris Kaman. The school’s colors are maroon and gold, its mascot is Action C and its teams are nicknamed the Chippewas. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – MAC, and there are 16 varsity teams. Varsity sports offered by Central Michigan University include men’s basketball, baseball, cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field, football and wrestling, and women’s cross country, field hockey, basketball, golf, lacrosse, gymnastics, soccer, softball, volleyball and indoor and outdoor track and field. Club sports include archery, ski and snowboard, swim and dive and karate.

Location

Mount Pleasant is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Isabella County, located in Central Michigan. The population was 26,016 as of the 2010 census. Part of the city is located within the Isabella Indian Reservation, the base of the federally recognized Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Nation. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

88

restaurants score

Students
43%

Men

57%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

1099

New Transfer Students

Admissions
72%

Acceptance Rate

25%

Enrollment Yield

890-1140

SAT Range

19,160

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$14,275

Typical Cost

$23,670

Out-Of-State (published)

$12,510

In-State (published)

95%

Recieve Financial Aid

94%

Have Loans

$20,926

Median Debt

Academics
22.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Psychology

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many on campus

Party Scene:

Notable, known as a party school
Athletics
Football Conference:

Mid-American Conference

Basketball Conference:

Mid-American Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Mid-American Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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