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
12,730
Undergraduates
4,952
Men - 38.9%
7,779
Women - 61.1%
2,640
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 17,506 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.37
SAT Math
523 average
460-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540 average
470-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
18-25 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$30,610
Tuition and Fees
$15,500
Room and Board
$11,704
Average Percent of Need Met
39%
Average Freshman Award
$12,624
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,876
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
605
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
14%
10-19
25%
20-29
40%
30-39
15%
40-49
3%
50-99
3%
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
50% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Swoop the Eagle
Sororities
4% of women participate
Fraternities
4% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
3.3%
Black/African-American
17.7%
Hispanic/Latino
8.5%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.2%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
61%
Unknown
5%
International Students
2.0% from 68 countries
First-Year Students Returning
69.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
23.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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