Parents’ Guide to College 2022 Special Section
| Eastern Michigan University
900 Oakwood Street • Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Undergraduate Enrollment Information: 734-487-1849, emich.edu
Eastern Michigan University is among the most diverse public universities in Michigan, with a strategic focus on equity and inclusion in its core mission. Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves more than 15,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences, and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University’s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and graduate school. In 2021, EMU was ranked by U.S. News and World Report in the category of social mobility. The ranking reflects Eastern’s core value of being a welcoming institution of opportunity.
Eastern Michigan University has been named a “Best in the Midwest” university by The Princeton Review for 19 consecutive years. EMU offers the resources of a large research university—including world-class academic facilities, over $13 million in annual research funding, and NCAA Division 1 athletics—while also benefiting from student- centered faculty, one-on-one mentoring, and a supportive community of teachers and scholars.
Year founded: 1849
Current enrollment: 15,370
Student-faculty ratio: 13.85:1
Number of undergraduate degrees offered: 200+
Number of master’s degrees offered: 150+
Number of doctoral degrees offered: 7
Subject matter expertise: Programs are delivered through Eastern Michigan University’s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering and Technology; Health and Human Services; and, its graduate school.
In-state tuition: $6975 Flat Block Tuition Rate for 12-16 credit hours
Out-of-state tuition: $6975 Flat Block Tuition Rate for 12-16 credit hours
Percentage of students on financial aid: 85%
Top three awards/recognitions: Ranked a “Best in the Midwest” university by The Princeton Review for 19 consecutive years. Ranked among the top universities in the U.S. in the category of social mobility – U.S.News & World Report. Ranked the top “Military and Veteran Friendly” university in Michigan and 3rd highest in the nation.