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 $13,804 for Michigan residents and $15,644 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 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://apply.cmich.edu
Financial Infohttps://www.cmich.edu/ess/OSFA
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Central Michigan University is $13,804 for Michigan residents and $15,644 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 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$15,644
$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 $15,644 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $0 for Michigan residents and $683 for out-of-state students. Central Michigan University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Central Michigan 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Michigan Residents$13,804
Out-of-State$15,644
Tuition per Credit Hour
Michigan Residents$0
Out-of-State$683
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 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

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Central Michigan University is $13,804 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: March 16, 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
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 $19,187 and the Michigan graduate tuition is $25,731 (public) / $18,714 (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$13,804$15,644
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Michigan Graduate Schools$16,209$20,595
Public$16,209$25,731
Private$18,714
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 Costs
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 $683 at Central Michigan University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -19.65% 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$683

Graduate Programs at Central Michigan

Central Michigan University offers 110 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, 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
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 Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration program with 209 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 93 completers.
Central Michigan University offers 110 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,073 students have completed their graduate 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 2021-2022, total 4,280 students enrolled into Central Michigan University graduate schools where it has total 21,622 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

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