Eastern Michigan University, founded in 1849, is a public, multipurpose university. It delivers The Learning Edge, the valuable competencies students gain through real-world application and experimental learning. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Human Services and Technology. Eastern emphasizes both relevant coursework and out-of-class experiences, thus preparing students for both gainful employment and, if desired, postgraduate study. Its 460-acre campus is located in Ypsilanti, seven miles from Ann Arbor.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
11,617
Undergraduates
4,659
Men - 40.1%
6,994
Women - 60.2%
2,431
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
83% of 19,919 applicants were admitted
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
519 average
450-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
537 average
480-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
18-25 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$32,722
Tuition and Fees
$16,750
Room and Board
$12,068
Average Percent of Need Met
37%
Average Freshman Award
$12,575
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,791
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
623
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
18%
10-19
28%
20-29
34%
30-39
15%
40-49
3%
50-99
2%
Over 100
0%
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Ypsilanti Population
19,940
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Detroit
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
61% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Swoop the Eagle
Sororities
3.1% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
3.4%
Black/African-American
17.6%
Hispanic/Latino
9.9%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.6%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
58.9%
Unknown
5.3%
International Students
2.5% from 65 countries
First-Year Students Returning
66.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
21.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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