2017-2018 Tuition and Fees

​The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees has established the following tuition rates.

CMU has had the lowest cumulative increase in tuition among all state universities the past seven years and ranks as the 7th 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$417$6,255$12,510
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$575 per credit hour$658 per credit hour
Non-resident tuition$850 per credit hour$940 per credit hour

College of Medicine Tuition

 Per Year
Resident (Michigan) tuition$40,070
Non-resident tuition$73,522

Room and Board

 Per Semester*Per Year*
Room and board$4,868$9,736​

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

Note: The president may vary these tuition rates according to cohorts, markets, programs, locations, or terms of contracts.