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How to Apply as a CMU Online Student

You're about to do something big. And we're here to make it easy, so you can get started earning that CMU degree. If you have questions along the way, contact us.

Apply in four easy steps

Step 1: Submit your application

We review applications on a rolling basis.

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Step 2: Pay your application fee

As part of the online application, you’ll need to pay an application fee ($40 for undergraduate programs, $50 for graduate programs).

Step 3: Send us your transcripts

Ask each of the institutions where you’ve done undergraduate or graduate coursework to send your official transcripts directly to CMU. Your schools may send your transcripts via email to: or by mail to:

Central Michigan University
Attn: Transcript Department
802 Industrial Drive
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

Step 4: Check your program’s requirements

Check your academic program page to see whether your program has additional admissions requirements. ​

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What to expect next

We’ll review your application as soon as we’ve received all the required materials. In the meantime, reach out to us if you have questions at

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