CMU Quick Facts

Central Michigan University is a nationally-ranked institution that fosters a culture of integrity, respect and leadership. Today, CMU is among just five percent of U.S. universities in the highest two Carnegie research classifications and offers more than 200 programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels.

23,335total enrollment​
8,759online enrollment
225,000+alumni around the world​
$1.2 billionCMU's impact on the Michigan economy​
$309 millionin scholarships and financial aid awarded annually​
21:1student to faculty ratio
12,000Michigan jobs created as a result of CMU’s impact
137thCollege of Medicine
871 acresmake up CMU's main campus
5thin nation for number of students (590) who participated in 45 volunteer trips with Alternative Break
150+CMU study abroad programs in more than 40 countries
19thyear as member of SAP University Alliance Program
1stneuroscience undergraduate degree program in Michigan
1 and onlyuniversity in Michigan with an undergraduate degree in meteorology
14military bases with courses offered by CMU
Onlyuniversity in Michigan and one of two in the Midwest operating an island research station
70+graduate degree programs at the masters, specialist and doctoral levels
1strecreation and event management major in Michigan
1stpublic university in the Midwest with MakerBot Innovation Center
155flag officers with CMU degrees
Onlyuniversity-sponsored, service-learning-based mobile recreation program with Play on the Way
#1Michigan college TV station, 15 years in a row