2016-2017 Tuition and Fees

​The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees established the following tuition rates on April 29, 2016.

CMU has had the lowest cumulative increase in tuition among all state universities the past six years and ranks as the 10th least expensive in total cost of attendance among Michigan's 15 publics.

The university’s graduate programs are among the most economical in the state.

​Undergraduate Tuition

 Per Credit HourPer Semester*Per Year*
Resident (Michigan) tuition$405$6,075$12,150
Non-resident tuition$789$11,835$23,670

*Based on a 15-credit-hour per semester load

Graduate Tuition

 Master's/SpecialistDoctoral
Resident (Michigan) tuition$548 per credit hour$627 credit hour
Non-resident tuition$819 per credit hour$906 credit hour

College of Medicine Tuition

 Per Year
Resident (Michigan) tuition$39,523
Non-resident tuition$73,522

Room and Board

 Per Semester*Per Year*
Room and board$4,703$9,406​

*Rate reflects a standard residence hall room with unlimited flex meal plan. Books and supplies are extra.