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
13,572
Undergraduates
5,348
Men - 39.4%
8,225
Women - 60.6%
2,752
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 15,957 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.41
SAT Math
490-590 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
490-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
$15,295
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
41%
Average Freshman Award
$12,623
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,938
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
729
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
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
0.4%
Asian
3%
Black/African-American
17.2%
Hispanic/Latino
7.4%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.6%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
62.1%
Unknown
6.3%
International Students
1.5% from 64 countries
First-Year Students Returning
71.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
19.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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