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 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 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Central Michigan University is $13,804 for Michigan residents and $17,150 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,235 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 21,622 including undergraduate students.

Central Michigan University 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 Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Central Michigan University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1923 - Current).
Central Michigan UniversityDirectory Information
School NameCentral Michigan University (referred to as Central Michigan)
Address106 Warriner Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone989-774-4000
Webhttps://www.cmich.edu
Online Applicationhttps://apply.cmich.edu
Financial Infohttps://www.cmich.edu/ess/OSFA
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Central Michigan University is $13,804 for Michigan residents and $17,150 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,235 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 21,622 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 109 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 41 programs are available online classes.
Central Michigan Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,150
$13,804 for Michigan Residents
Student Population5,235
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs109 graduate programs
(41 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Central Michigan University is $13,804 for Michigan residents and $17,150 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $637 for Michigan residents and $850 for out-of-state students. Central Michigan University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Central Michigan 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Michigan Residents$13,804
Out-of-State$17,150
Tuition per Credit Hour
Michigan Residents$637
Out-of-State$850
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 Central Michigan University 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 at Central Michigan
Distance Learning (Online Classes)41 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

Central Michigan University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Central Michigan University is $13,804 for Michigan residents and $17,150 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -11.66% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Central Michigan University
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$11,770-$17,600-
2016-2017$12,232-$18,216-
2017-2018$12,870-$18,942-
2018-2019$13,354$450$18,964$450
2019-2020$16,700$450$16,700$450
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $11,408 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Central Michigan University. On-campus living costs are increased by 4.38% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $11,408. Off-campus living costs are increased by 16.89% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Central Michigan University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$9,088$984$7,088$984
2016-2017$9,406$938$7,346$938
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
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $637 for Michigan residents and $850 for other students at Central Michigan University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Central Michigan University
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$527$792
2016-2017$548$819
2017-2018$575$850
2018-2019$596$850
2019-2020$637$850
For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $42,880 for Michigan residents and $68,515 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Central Michigan University.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Central Michigan University
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$42,880-$68,515-

Graduate Programs at Central Michigan

Central Michigan University offers 110 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,073 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 Degree70241,650
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship13369
Doctor's degree - other30160
Post Bachelor's Degree2216182
Post Master's Degree2112
Total110442,073

Central Michigan University offers 110 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,073 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,650 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 160 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 182 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 12 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 [+] 18 completers-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia18-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 92 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology78-
Computer Science14-
Education [+] (12 completers) 306 completers$49,100
Education2$49,100
Curriculum and Instruction67$43,900
Educational Leadership and Administration32$54,100
Adult and Continuing Education Administration22-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision18-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration12-
Community College Education0-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services58$40,000
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching8-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education62-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Music Teacher Education4-
Reading Teacher Education14-
Chemistry Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor5-
Engineering [+] 7 completers-
Engineering7-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 25 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management25-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 43 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Nutrition43-
English Language And Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Writing1-
Creative Writing5-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 6 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies6-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 46 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Exercise Physiology23-
Conservation Biology7-
Neuroscience8-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 16 completers-
Mathematics9-
Statistics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis3-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 39 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management12-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management27-
Physical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry6-
Physics9-
Psychology [+] 15 completers-
Psychology0-
Experimental Psychology4-
Clinical Psychology2-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology7-
School Psychology2-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 113 completers-
0-
Public Administration113$55,400
Social Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics12-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography0-
Political Science and Government4-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 9 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies0-
Music Performance5-
Music Theory and Composition2-
Conducting2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 189 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist40-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management107$51,900
Physician Assistant32-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor0-
Public Health10-
Business [+] (22 completers) 662 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management73$62,900
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management28-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management12-
Research and Development Management8-
Project Management11-
Organizational Leadership122-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)140-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration209$54,300
International Business/Trade/Commerce22-
Management Information Systems34$67,200
Fashion Merchandising3-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total1,650
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 1 completers-
Environmental Science1-
Education [+] (4 completers) 11 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration11-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Neuroscience3-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 4 completers-
Mathematics3-
Statistics1-
Physical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Materials Science7-
Psychology [+] 24 completers-
Psychology0-
Experimental Psychology4-
Clinical Psychology6-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology11-
School Psychology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 17 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management17-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total69
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 160 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist11-
Medicine93-
Physical Therapy/Therapist56-
Total160
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 9 completers-
Information Technology7-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration2-
Education [+] (2 completers) 17 completers-
Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)17-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management1-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 13 completers-
0-
Public Administration13-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management5-
International Public Health/International Health2-
Business [+] (20 completers) 134 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management12-
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management6-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Research and Development Management0-
Project Management11-
Organizational Leadership38-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)22-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration42-
International Business/Trade/Commerce2-
Management Information Systems0-
Actuarial Science1-
History [+] 0 completers-
History0-
American History (United States)0-
European History0-
Total182
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 10 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology2-
Total12

Graduate Student Population at Central Michigan

For academic year 2019-2020, total 5,235 students enrolled into Central Michigan University graduate schools where it has total 21,622 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,702 full-time and 3,533 part-time students. By gender, 2,114 male and 3,121 female students are attending Central Michigan University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Central Michigan University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Central Michigan University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,2352,1143,121
Full-time1,702712990
Part-tme3,5331,4022,131
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Central Michigan University.
There are 3,315 White (63.32%), 787 Black/African American (15.03%), 240 Hispanic (4.58%), 155 Asian (2.96%), and 738 students with other races. 359 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Central Michigan University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,2352,1143,121
American Indian/Native American461432
Asian1557877
Black/African American787255532
Hispanic240107133
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White3,3151,3361,979
Two More1083672
Un-Known22282140
Non-resident Alien359205154
Central Michigan University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,715 graduate students (51.86% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 307 graduate students (5.86% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Central Michigan University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Central Michigan University
Number of Students
Total5,235
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,715
Enrolled Some Online Courses307
Not in Online Courses2,213
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Central Michigan University. 963 students are aged 20 to 24 (18.40% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 415 students are aged above 50 (7.93%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Central Michigan University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Central Michigan University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,2352,1143,121
Age 18-19101
Age 20-2112210
Age 22-24951322629
Age 25-291,567637930
Age 30-34833368465
Age 35-39636282354
Age 40-49820338482
Age 50-64404161243
Over 641147

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