Central Michigan University Graduate Schools

Central Michigan University (referred to as Central Michigan) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mount Pleasant, MI. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Central Michigan University is $14,673 for Michigan residents and $15,644 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,280 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 17,311 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Central Michigan University (referred to as Central Michigan) is a Public, 4 years school located in Mount Pleasant, MI. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1923 - Current).
Central Michigan Directory Information
School NameCentral Michigan University (Central Michigan)
Address106 Warriner Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone989-774-4000
Webhttps://www.cmich.edu
Online Applicationhttps://fireup.cmich.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.cmich.edu/ess/OSFA
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Central Michigan University is $14,673 for Michigan residents and $15,644 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,280 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 17,311 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 234 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 50 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$15,644
$14,673 for Michigan Residents
Student Population4,280
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs234 graduate programs
(50 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Central Michigan University is $14,673 for Michigan residents and $15,644 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $682.
Central Michigan University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Central Michigan University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)50 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Central Michigan University is $14,673 for Michigan residents and $15,644 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -19.19% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$12,870-$18,942-
2018-2019$13,354$450$18,964$450
2019-2020$16,700$450$16,700$450
2020-2021$14,223$450$18,909$450
2021-2022$15,194$450$15,194$450
The graduate school tuition & fees of Central Michigan is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Michigan. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Michigan graduate tuition is $25,731 (public) / $18,675 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Central Michigan University$14,673$15,644
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Michigan Graduate Schools$18,044$20,576
Public$16,661$25,731
Private$18,675
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,320 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Central Michigan University. On-campus living costs are decreased by -2.30% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $10,400. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -16.51% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,736$830$7,394$830
2018-2019$10,076$853$8,907$853
2019-2020$10,328$1,080$10,328$1,080
2020-2021$10,676$1,780$10,676$1,780
2021-2022$10,920$1,250$8,000$2,400
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $682 at Central Michigan University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -19.76% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$850
2018-2019$850
2019-2020$850
2020-2021$850
2021-2022$682
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $43,951 for Michigan residents and $64,061 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Central Michigan University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Central Michigan University
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$43,952-$64,062-

Graduate Programs at Central Michigan

Central Michigan University offers 112 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,940 students have completed their study at Central Michigan University.
Offered Degrees at Central Michigan University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree6901,557
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship15080
Doctor's degree - other30161
Post Bachelor's Degree230121
Post Master's Degree2021
Total11201,940
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Central Michigan University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration program with 42 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 326 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 102 completers.
Central Michigan University offers 112 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 1,940 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,557 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 161 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 121 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 21 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 22 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia13-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 87 completers-
Information Technology76-
Computer Science11-
Education [+] 232 completers$49,100
Education2$49,100
Curriculum and Instruction48$43,900
Educational Leadership and Administration28$54,100
Adult and Continuing Education Administration26-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision4-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration19-
Community College Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology42-
Special Education and Teaching16-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services3$40,000
Early Childhood Education and Teaching13-
Music Teacher Education5-
Reading Teacher Education19-
Chemistry Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor7-
Engineering [+] 7 completers-
Engineering7-
Engineering Technology [+] 29 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management29-
Work and Family Studies [+] 30 completers-
Human Nutrition30-
English Language and Literature [+] 12 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Writing3-
Creative Writing9-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 1 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 41 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences10-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology2-
Exercise Physiology18-
Conservation Biology10-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 14 completers-
Mathematics11-
Statistics3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis4-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 17 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management5-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management12-
Physical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Chemistry10-
Physics4-
Psychology [+] 12 completers-
Experimental Psychology4-
Clinical Psychology2-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology3-
School Psychology3-
Human Services [+] 93 completers-
Public Administration93$55,400
Social Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Economics14-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography3-
Political Science and Government4-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 12 completers-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies1-
Music Performance7-
Music Theory and Composition3-
Conducting1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 191 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist39-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management91$51,900
Physician Assistant37-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor15-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (other)2-
Public Health7-
Business [+] 710 completers-
Business Administration and Management326$62,900
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management22-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management7-
Research and Development Management8-
Project Management36-
Organizational Leadership132-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)16-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies8-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration126$54,300
International Business/Trade/Commerce13-
Information Resources Management11-
Fashion Merchandising5-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total1,557
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 4 completers-
Environmental Science4-
Education [+] 33 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration19-
Educational/Instructional Technology11-
Mathematics Teacher Education3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Mathematics0-
Statistics5-
Physical Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Physics2-
Materials Science2-
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Experimental Psychology4-
Clinical Psychology5-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology6-
School Psychology1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management15-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total80
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 161 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist12-
Medicine98-
Physical Therapy/Therapist51-
Total161
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration1-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance6-
Education [+] 9 completers-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)9-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 1 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management1-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
Public Administration1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management6-
International Public Health/International Health5-
Business [+] 91 completers-
Business Administration and Management5-
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management6-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management1-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Research and Development Management0-
Project Management15-
Organizational Leadership27-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)7-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration25-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Management Information Systems4-
Actuarial Science1-
History [+] 0 completers-
American History (United States)0-
European History0-
Total121
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 20 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration20-
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
School Psychology1-
Total21

Graduate Student Population at Central Michigan

For academic year 2021-2022, total 4,280 students enrolled into Central Michigan University graduate schools where it has total 17,311 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,648 full-time and 2,632 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,713 male and 2,567 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,2801,7132,567
Full-time1,648675973
Part-tme2,6321,0381,594
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,862 White (66.87%), 505 Black/African American (11.80%), 160 Hispanic (3.74%), 156 Asian (3.64%), and 597 students with other races. 280 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,2801,7132,567
American Indian/Native American391227
Asian1566690
Black/African American505173332
Hispanic1607684
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White2,8621,1041,758
Two More1083870
Un-Known16765102
Non-resident Alien280178102
Central Michigan University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,377 graduate students (55.54% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 254 graduate students (5.93% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total4,280
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,377
Enrolled Some Online Courses254
Not in Online Courses1,649
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Central Michigan University. 929 students are aged 20 to 24 (21.71% of total students), 298 students are aged above 50 (6.96%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Central Michigan University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,2801,7132,567
Age 20-2120812
Age 22-24909322587
Age 25-291,354522832
Age 30-34648299349
Age 35-39437190247
Age 40-49614255359
Age 50-64292115177
Over 64624

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