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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,810 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,701 tuition
$7,884 on campus room & board
$900 books
$1,325 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$32,792 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$22,683 tuition
$7,884 on campus room & board
$900 books
$1,325 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,156 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
74% of students receive aid
50% get federal aid ($5,238 avg)
8% get state aid ($610 avg)
72% get institn'l aid ($4,156 avg)
73% get loans ($6,616 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.81% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.54% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,390 89%
Federal Grant Aid $5,238 50%
Pell Grants $4,714 50%
Other Federal Grants $947 28%
Institution Grant Aid $4,156 72%
State Grant Aid $610 8%
Student Loans $6,616 73%
Federal Loans $6,459 73%
Other Loans $6,751 2%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y Y Y Y
$1,000 Y Y Y
$1,500 Y N N N
$1,000 Y N N N
award details Y N Y N
award details Y N N N
$2,000 Y Y Y N
$3,000 Y Y Y N
award details Y N N N
$1,000 N Y R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: 2-6 weeks after application is completed
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Eastern Michigan University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
900 Oakwood St
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(800) 468-6368
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $257
Out of State $756


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Takara from Ferndale, MI
  • Apr-01-2014 I am a current student here

    I don't think I get my monies worth because I still be bored. I still had to take out loans but there is no school spirit. You can definitely find a better school to attend.

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  • 4
  • Jasmyn from Ypsilanti, MI
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Eastern Michigan has little upfront costs to attend, and with all the opportunities the campus offers it is easier to financially prioritize with meal plans and student positions available to work on campus.

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  • 5
  • Kara from Brighton, MI
  • Feb-25-2014 I am a current student here

    This school is relatively cheaper than anywhere else in Michigan and it gives out of state students in state tuition in a few States like Ohio and Illinois. The grants and scholarships are great here too.

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

    EMU provides many academic and social activities free of cost to students and sometimes visitors. There are Friday night movies, plays,

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