Out-of-State Tuition Merit Award

Central Michigan University's Out-of-State Tuition Merit Award for graduate students automatically grants in-state (Michigan resident) tuition rates for the entire academic program of any student admitted to an On-campus CMU graduate program (contingent upon the student remaining in good academic standing). In order to receive this valuable award, students must meet all three of the following criteria:


GRE Verbal score of at least 157 and GRE Quantitative score of at least 152

(old GRE version equivalents:  560 Verbal, 660 Quantitative)


GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) score of at least 600


MAT (Miller Analogy Test) score of at least 418.


Cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on the U.S. 4.0 scale.


TOEFL score of at least 100 (600 paper-based), if a non-native speaker of English.

No application is necessary.​​

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"CMU's distance program in Nutrition and Dietetics allowed me to complete my Master's degree while working full-time. The professors and support staff were always willing to go the extra mile." - Melanie Shehan, Nutrition and Dietetics Student

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