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Colleges / Central Michigan University

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate79%
Acceptance Rate79%

About CMU

Central Michigan University is a public, state university in the town of Mount Pleasant, Michigan. CMU was founded in 1892. The university currently enrolls around 14,594 students a year, including 10,421 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Central Michigan University

It is moderately difficult to get into CMU. CMU admitted 79% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 19,888 applications received in 2022, 15,701 students were offered admission.

Central Michigan University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional May require tests

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Central Michigan University is located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan,.

If you would like to see CMU for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 127 to Mount Pleasant, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Tri-City International.

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College Info

1200 South Franklin Street Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

Campus Setting: Small Town

CMU Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CMU is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CMU is Continuous processing.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at CMU is like? There are approximately 14,594 students enrolled at CMU, including 10,421 undergraduate students and 4,173 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from MI and 8% percent of students are from other states.


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