Eastern Michigan University (EMU)

Ypsilanti, MI

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Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University Student Essentials

Eastern Michigan University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Eagles
Nickname: EMU
Website: www.emich.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 9,026
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 24,008
Retention Rate: 75%
Enrollment: 28,575
Year Established: 1849

About EMU

Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan, offers comprehensive academic and professional programs of study, including unique majors and those that are nationally recognized.

Eastern Michigan’s undergraduate programs encompass creative, scholastic and career-oriented fields. Some examples of Eastern Michigan’s diverse majors include:

  • Art History
  • Aviation Flight Technology
  • Creative Writing
  • Japanese Language and Culture
  • Public Relations
  • Social Work

Eastern Michigan also offers such unique majors and graduate degrees as:

  • Arts Management
  • Children’s Literature and Theatre
  • Music Therapy
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics

Dual bachelor’s and master’s degrees are also available in such fields as Occupational Therapy.

Eastern Michigan’s academics are also of high quality, with some of its programs, like Special Education and Forensics, ranking well nationally.

College life at Eastern Michigan is comprehensive, including more than 200 student organizations and clubs. Ypsilanti is also a short distance from both the lively college town of Ann Arbor as well as the concerts and attractions of Detroit.

First-time freshmen will need to submit an application with transcripts or a GED score and ACT or SAT scores. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is generally required.

Financial aid awards include need-based programs like federal grants and loans. Eastern Michigan also offers more than 30 scholarships. Each scholarship has different eligibility requirements, which could include everything from grades and test scores to financial need to community service involvement.

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EMU Map & Location

Eastern Michigan University
202 Welch Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197


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Getting Around EMU

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

3/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Ypsilanti, MI

Winter
Dec
35
22
Jan
31
16
Feb
35
19
Spring
Mar
45
26
Apr
59
36
May
70
46
Summer
Jun
80
57
Jul
83
61
Aug
81
59
Fall
Sep
74
51
Oct
61
40
Nov
48
31

EMU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 21,961
Freshman Class 3,494
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 28,575

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 22%
  • Caucasian: 63%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 9%
Latino 3%
African American 22%
Caucasian 63%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 9%

Undergraduate 77%
Graduate 23%
Full-Time 60%
Part-Time 40%
Women 59%
Men 41%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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