Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI, USA
3.91 Average Rating
Central Michigan University was established in 1892 in Mount Pleasant, MI. Known as the “Chippewas,” the school maintains a collaborative relationship with the Saginaw Chippewa tribe located at a nearby reservation. CMU is home to Beaver Island, which is one of two university island research centers in the Midwest. The Alternative Break program at CMU is ranked third in the US and offers students the chance to travel abroad during semester breaks and study social issues.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
Out of State Students
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
Average SAT Composite: 1140

What Students Are Saying

3.91 Average Rating
If you are coming to Central Michigan University you should be aware of and research of the multiple residential colleges, honors college, leadership institute, and Mac Scholar programs. Many of these colleges, Business Residential College, Science and Engineering, and Health and Professions to name a few.

Get involved in clubs and student organizations as soon as possible and be social with those in your hall. You won't believe all the new friendships you'll create.
Caleb from Lowell, MI
Central Michigan University has the best professors for the Recreation Department! Everyone here is a family and the people really do care about your well being and future. This college has made me a better person through it's programs.
Jelina from Mt. Pleasant, MI

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