Eastern Michigan University Overview
Eastern Michigan University is a public institution located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Ypsilanti is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is Eastern Michigan University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Eastern Michigan.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 98% of the faculty were full-time.
Eastern Michigan University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Eastern Michigan has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Eastern Michigan.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Eastern Michigan has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Eastern Michigan University?
Contact details for Eastern Michigan are given below.
|Address:||401 Pierce Hall, Ypsilanti, MI 48197|
How Do I Get Into Eastern Michigan?
You can apply to Eastern Michigan online at: https://www.emich.edu/admissions/apply/index.php
Admission Requirements for Eastern Michigan
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Eastern Michigan?
Approximately 62% of accepted students are men and 25% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 19%.
Average Test Scores
About 77% of students accepted to Eastern Michigan submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 520. Math scores were between 500 and 560.
Can I Afford Eastern Michigan University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Eastern Michigan, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $6,418 a year. That adds up to $25,672 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Eastern Michigan is 9.1%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Eastern Michigan University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,912 graduate students at the school.
Of the 10,572 full-time undergraduates at Eastern Michigan, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Eastern Michigan University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,872|
|Hispanic or Latino||667|
Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Eastern Michigan University. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 87 countries are represented at Eastern Michigan. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at Eastern Michigan University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Eastern Michigan has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 15th most popular in Michigan for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Eastern Michigan
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Eastern Michigan University was 8.3%. This is the #1,430 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Eastern Michigan regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Eastern Michigan majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Industrial Production Technology||25%|
|Quality Control Technology||14%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Eastern Michigan ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Eastern Michigan.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Quality Control Technology||#6|
|Food, Nutrition & Related Services||#10|
|Industrial Production Technology||#13|
|Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services||#15|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||#62|
|Human Resource Management||#78|
|Instructional Media Design||#85|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||#86|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#123|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Eastern Michigan University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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- National Center for Education Statistics
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