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Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI
#194

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Founded in 1892, Central Michigan is a large public university with more than 21,000 undergraduate students. Located in Mount Pleasant, Mich., about equal distance from Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, the doctoral research university offers degrees in numerous majors through eight colleges and is the fourth largest institution in Michigan. In addition to student organizations, the school’s athletic programs participate in the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference and offers nine intercollegiate sports for women and seven for men.

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Warriner Hall
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

2014-2015 Tuition

$23,670 Tuition and Fees

Students

20534 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female

Admission

July 1 application deadline
63.1% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1892

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Information Technology, Computer Science, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation, Elementary Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Business Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education, Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, French Language Teacher Education, German Language Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Physics Teacher Education, Speech Teacher Education, Geography Teacher Education, Earth Science Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician, Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician, Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician, Construction Engineering Technology/Technician, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Foodservice Systems Administration/Management, Family Systems, Child Development, Legal Professions and Studies, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biomedical Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Natural Resources/Conservation, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Land Use Planning and Management/Development, Mathematics and Computer Science, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Sports Studies, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Interior Architecture, Astronomy, Meteorology, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Oceanography, Chemical and Physical, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Community Organization and Advocacy, Social Work, Social Sciences, General, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Geographic Information Science and Cartography, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, Women's Studies, Graphic Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology, Acting, Musical Theatre, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Music Theory and Composition, Communication Sciences and Disorders, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Athletic Training/Trainer, Public Health Education and Promotion, Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy, Dietetics/Dietitian, Business Administration and Management, General, Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management, Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management, Operations Management and Supervision, Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other, Accounting, Accounting and Related Services, Other, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, Financial Planning and Services, Hospitality Administration/Management, General, Casino Management, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, Organizational Behavior Studies, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Actuarial Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Real Estate, Fashion Merchandising, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism, Photojournalism, Journalism, Other, Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other, Organizational Communication, General, Public Relations/Image Management, Advertising

Minors Offered

Information Technology, Computer Science, Bilingual and Multilingual Education, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Business Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Reading Teacher Education, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, Drama and Dance Teacher Education, French Language Teacher Education, German Language Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Physics Teacher Education, Spanish Language Teacher Education, Speech Teacher Education, Geography Teacher Education, Earth Science Teacher Education, Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor, Pre-Engineering, Industrial Technology/Technician, Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians, Other, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Sign Language Interpretation and Translation, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General, Foodservice Systems Administration/Management, Human Development and Family Studies, General, Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other, Pre-Law Studies, Legal Professions and Studies, Other, English Language and Literature, General, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Army JROTC/ROTC, Natural Resources/Conservation, General, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Other, Biological and Physical Sciences, Gerontology, Museology/Museum Studies, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Sports Studies, Outdoor Education, Philosophy, Ethics, Religion/Religious Studies, Architecture and Related Services, Other, Meteorology, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Public Administration, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Geographic Information Science and Cartography, Geography, Other, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, European Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, American Indian/Native American Studies, Women's Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Dance, General, Design and Visual Communications, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Art/Art Studies, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Communication Sciences and Disorders, General, Physician Assistant, Pre-Dentistry Studies, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, Pre-Pharmacy Studies, Pre-Veterinary Studies, Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies, Pre-Optometry Studies, Pre-Physical Therapy Studies, Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling, Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling, Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Business Administration and Management, General, Retail Management, Organizational Leadership, Accounting, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, Hospitality Administration/Management, General, Meeting and Event Planning, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Information Systems, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Real Estate, Fashion Merchandising, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism, Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other, Advertising

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 20,534
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 17,606
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 2,464
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, gymnastics, soccer, softball, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 3 5 6
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 1 0 0
Robbery 3 1 0
Aggravated assault 4 2 3
Burglary 7 15 7
Motor vehicle theft 1 1 4
Arson 0 1 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 4 6
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 1 0 0
Robbery 0 1 0
Aggravated assault 2 2 2
Burglary 4 10 1
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 3 2 2
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 1
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 28 59 32
Liquor law violations 96 149 153
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 22 41 17
Liquor law violations 20 33 20
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 9 6 11

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.