A family stands in front of the CMU seal after graduation.​​
Incoming Freshmen

Welcome to Central Michigan University! This is an exciting time for you as you explore opportunities to continue your education after high school.

We want to help you choose the college that is the right fit for you!

Here you will find everything you need to know for a seamless admission process – from beginning your application to earning a scholarship and eventually enrolling in the fall. Before you know it, you will be on your way toward making an impact on campus and benefitting from the CMU community's strong support network.

Hands-on learning, research, and leadership opportunities in your first year...it's all right here. But don’t take our word for it…hear it first-hand from our students and discover for yourself why more than 19,000 people a year apply to CMU.

Start with the links to the right and then let us know how we can help!