Eastern Michigan University

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Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#891
Most Desirable School

Comprehensive, co-educational public university in Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States

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About Eastern Michigan University

According to Wikipedia, Eastern Michigan University , is a public research university in Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States. The university was founded in 1849 as Michigan State Normal School. Today, the university is governed by an eight-member board of regents whose members are appointed by the governor of Michigan for eight-year terms. The school belongs to the Mid-American Conference and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Since 1991 EMU athletes have been known as "Eagles" and the school mascot, Swoop, was officially adopted by the university three years later. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

Eastern Michigan University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
15,957 75% 47% 1080 22

How Much Does Eastern Michigan University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$15,700

How Much Do Eastern Michigan University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Eastern Michigan University, then you can expect to earn an average of $43,900 per year. You also have a 88% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Eastern Michigan University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
14,080 12,068 2,012

Where is Eastern Michigan University?

Eastern Michigan University is located at 900 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti MI 48197

How Safe is Eastern Michigan University?

Eastern Michigan University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Ypsilanti has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Eastern Michigan University Known For?

Eastern Michigan University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Eastern Michigan University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Eastern Michigan University's Most Influential Alumni?

Eastern Michigan University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Criminal Justice, and Education. Here are some of Eastern Michigan University's most famous alumni:

John Harvey Kellogg
John Harvey Kellogg
An American physician.
Winsor McCay
Winsor McCay
An American cartoonist and animator.
Joseph Sobran
Joseph Sobran
A Writer, columnist .
Rodney E. Slater
A U.S. Secretary of Transportation, 1997-2001.
Charlie Batch
Charlie Batch
A Former NFL quarterback.
Peter McWilliams
An American author and civil liberties advocate.
Bruce Halle
Bruce Halle
An Executive.
Greg Mathis
Greg Mathis
An American judge.
Andrew Foster
An American educator.
Marilyn Jean Kelly
An American judge.
Charles Eugene Beatty
An American educator.
George Gervin
An American basketball player.