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Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 5,398 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 57 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

58% Women
42% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Mid-American Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $176,043)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $86,251)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 52 39 - -
Baseball 40 - - -
Basketball 19 14 - -
Football 125 - - -
Golf 10 10 - -
Gymnastics - 22 - -
Rowing - 53 - -
Soccer - 24 - -
Softball - 23 - -
Swimming and Diving 35 32 - -
Tennis - 8 - -
Volleyball - 15 - -
Wrestling 33 - - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 18.2%
Hispanic 2.3%
Non-resident alien 3.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 7.4%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 65.0%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 18 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 2
Drug Law Violation 32
Liquor Law Violation 51
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 41
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Elizabeth from Davison, MI
  • 3
  • dorm life here would probably be like a 3.5. the rooms are decent, the mattresses are comfortable, and the windows are nice and big. what makes the biggest difference with…

  • Mar-09-2012 Read More
  • Kelsey from Livonia, MI
  • 3
  • Dorm life is great. I would say it is best in the Honors dorm because you are surrounded by like-minded people that are far more respectful than the dorms that…

  • May-31-2012 Read More
  • Nigel from Flint, MI
  • 5
  • I personally loved my dorm experience. My room was kind of the chill spot so many people would stop by everyday and just relax, laugh, and just have fun. However,…

  • May-13-2012 Read More
  • Taylor from Inkster, MI
  • 3
  • Easterns housing is not the best. It is very cheap to commute from home so if you have that option take it. Many of the students commute. If not the…

  • Jun-08-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 2
  • Takara from Ferndale, MI
  • Apr-01-2014 I am a current student here

    After eating the food here for a semester you get really tired of it! There are different options of course but you just get tired of it after a while. Be prepared to go grocery shopping if you want a change in food.

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  • 3
  • Jasmyn from Ypsilanti, MI
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Eastern hosts several eateries for students and staff and when one cannot make it to an eatery there are cafes open in all of the most occupied buildings, making it so much easier to have lunch on the run. Also, Eastern offers meal plans!

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  • 3
  • Krista from Brownstown, MI
  • Mar-20-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is not the best if you live on campus, but for people who don't eat here everyday the options are really good!

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  • 3
  • Something.
  • Mar-05-2014 I am a current student here

    I've not eaten the campus food, but the food and drink options even across the street are awesome. The best place is Wurst Bar, which has quite a few local and microbrewery options for beers. The food is exceptional as well.

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  • 2
  • Kara from Brighton, MI
  • Feb-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Not too great, as a commuter you can go out to cheaper places with more variety. On campus though there's the Student Center which has Wendy's, Pizza, Salads, Subway, and Chinese. Then the Eateries which was some pretty overpriced food court stuff. And then the Commons where there's a 7.35 fee to get in and they have a set food choice available. As a freshman, you have to get a meal plan if you live on campus too.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Feb-13-2014 I am a current student here

    On campus there is a Subway, Wendy's, Starbuck, the buffet style commons, salsa grille, convenient stores, international kitchen and a variety of other places to enjoy great food.

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  • 3
  • Alexis from Riverview, MI
  • Jan-12-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining commons and market place are great! One offers All-You-Care-To-Eat and one has a deli or hot food station. Although there are some good choices, there are also bad. The Eastern Eateries resembles a food court with fried and greasy foods, which is not always the best food choice.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Takara from Ferndale, MI
  • Apr-01-2014 I am a current student here

    They are around campus but it is nothing too major. They do host nice parties especially the Ques. They also host events that does get people involved.

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  • 0
  • Jasmyn from Ypsilanti, MI
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    The Greek Life is alive here at Eastern. There are options galore, and anyone could pick from nearly a hundred fraternities or sororities.

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  • 0
  • Kara from Brighton, MI
  • Feb-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is good here. They have weekly meetings on Sundays and also they make you really get involved on campus. You meet a whole lot of new people in Greek Life and it gives you a bunch of leadership and social skills. This is mostly where the fun is in my opinion cause this is a group of people who have your back, who you can hang around with and become great friends with. You can create so many new experiences in Greek Life and expand your social network.

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  • 0
  • Alexis from Riverview, MI
  • Jan-12-2014 I am a current student here

    There is Greek life but they aren't seriously involved in the main communtiy but they do several activities within the Greek community

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  • 0
  • Kendall from Dayton, OH
  • Sep-16-2013 I am a current student here

    Great for inclusion, average for the quality of your experience; have a bunch of greeks on campus.

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  • 0
  • Alyson
  • Sep-06-2013 I am a current student here

    There are tons of greek clubs - there's one that is only $50 if money is an issue.

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  • 0
  • Tyler from White Pigeon, MI
  • Aug-14-2013 I am a current student here

    The Greek Life isn't as strong as other universities but they still have a presence. Make sure you go to orientation, check booths about each one, and choose what you like. If it isn't your thing, don't sweat it. You can still find people to relate with outside of it.

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  • 0
  • Jordan from Farmington Hills, MI
  • Aug-08-2013 I am a current student here

    There are a ton of fraternities and sororities at EMU. There seems to be a lack of consistency with certain groups but they do give it their best shot to provide entertaining events.

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