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Overall Score: 60.2

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI http://www.cmich.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$27,200
% of students who get any grants
80%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$16,600
Average price for low-income students
$10,810

Admissions

Acceptance rate
69%
Median SAT/ACT score
1100/18
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
14,410

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
81%
% of need met
74%
% of students who get merit grants
18%
Average merit grant
$6,770

Student Success

Graduation rate
63%
Average time to a degree
4.6 years
Median student debt
$27,000
Early career earnings
$49,640
% earning more than a high school grad
73%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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