Central Michigan University

United States of America

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Established in 1892, the Central Michigan University is a public research university located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. It is one of the 100 largest public universities in United States of America. The university has more than 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and 7,000 students enrolled online at more than 60 locations across the world.

The university offers more than 200 degree programs from 8 different colleges such as College of Business Administration, College of Communication and Fine Arts, College of Education and Human Services, College of Graduate Studies, The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions, College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine and College of Science and engineering. The most popular majors at Central Michigan University include: Management, and Related Support Services, Education, Psychology, Business, Communication, Journalism and related programs, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness studies. The master’s, specialist and doctoral levels include entrepreneurship, journalism, music, audiology, teacher education, psychology, and physician assistant. The university’s neuroscience program was ranked first in the nation by the Society for Neuroscience. CMU follows a semester based academic calendar.

Central Michigan has a total student population of more than 26,900 of which over 20,500 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 22:1 and the acceptance rate is 72%. 

The university's neuroscience program was ranked first in the nation by the Society for Neuroscience. University also offers a number of student services including career services in the form of campus recruitments and internships. The school’s alternative break program is highly popular amongst students, allowing them to travel abroad over spring, winter, or summer break to study social issues throughout the world. CMU takes pride in their biological research on Beaver Island in the center of Lake Michigan, one of two university island research centers in the Midwest.

Notable Alumni: Carter Oosterhouse (Reality TV star of Trading Spaces), John Grogan (Author of best-selling memoir Marley & Me and Philadelphia Inquirer columnist)

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The Communication Disorders Program provides a curriculum for a major in communication disorders, pre-professional preparation in speech-language pathology or audiology, and supportive coursework for majors from other departments with interests in human communication or its disorders. The beginning courses concern the normal aspects of speech, language, and hearing its nature and development, as well as introducing the student to the disorders of speech, language, and hearing. Advanced courses are devoted to specific disorders in terms of their nature and treatment. The undergraduate training culminates with supervised practicum experiences in which the student works with people who have communication disorders.

Official Transcript, English Proficiency, Average Cumulative GPA of 3.33 and Average Test Scores of 1070 old SAT / 1140 new SAT / 23 ACT.

Speech language pathologist, Audiologist.

1st Aug

English

Community health education is for the service-minded student with a passion for teaching and health. Central s program will prepare you for a career in many different governmental, nonprofit or community-based organizations, private health agencies, and hospitals. After graduating, you ll be ready to educate the public, promote wellness throughout the community, assess, plan and implement programs, and organize community events to address health issues.

Official Transcript, English Proficiency, Average Cumulative GPA of 3.33 and Average Test Scores of 1070 old SAT / 1140 new SAT / 23 ACT.

Health educator/community health worker, Epidemiologist, Health services manager.

1st Aug

English

Computer Engineering (CE) encompasses the research, development, design and operation of computers and computerized systems and their components. The primary objective of the CE program is to educate engineering professionals who possess a sound design and analytical background coupled with a strong laboratory experience.

Official Transcript, English Proficiency, Average Cumulative GPA of 3.33 and Average Test Scores of 1070 old SAT / 1140 new SAT / 23 ACT.

Software developer, Computer hardware engineers, Computer programmer

1st Aug

English

The study of Computer Science prepares students to deal with using and improving computers as tools for numerous applications. Undergraduates are provided with a solid core two-year track in programming, data structures and analysis. At the upper level, students choose more focused courses while undertaking relevant projects which often parallel active faculty research. Computer Science graduates move into high-tech careers as software engineers, systems analysts, technical writers, web developers, researchers, programmers, and software testers. They may also apply their computer skills to enhance careers as biologists, architects, foresters, teachers, and psychologists. In a world of rapidly advancing technology the study of Computer Science can only continue to open doors for its students.

Official Transcript, English Proficiency, Average Cumulative GPA of 3.33 and Average Test Scores of 1070 old SAT / 1140 new SAT / 23 ACT.

Computer network architect, Computer scientist, Computer programmer.

1st Aug

English

The global studies prepares students for a changing and complex world by increasing their knowledge of global issues and developing their skills in critical thinking, communications and logical analysis. The interdisciplinary program is designed to help students understand the growing connectedness and diversity of interactions at the global level.

Official Transcript, English Proficiency, Average Cumulative GPA of 3.33 and Average Test Scores of 1070 old SAT / 1140 new SAT / 23 ACT.

Political scientist, Social worker and Lawyer.

1st Aug

a) University online application or Application form

b) $35 application fee

c) Official high school transcript

d) Official SAT/ACT score

e) Typical SAT scores: Math (430-580), Critical reading (470-560), Writing (455-560), ACT Composite (20-25)

f) Average GPA 3.37

g) TOEFL/IELTS/MELAB/PTE scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL: IBT-79, PBT-550, CBT-213, IELTS:6.5, MELAB:77, PTE:53

i) Acceptance rate: 69.3% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

 

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 18,935

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is USD 13,530 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

23335

Students

1440

Faculty Strength

16

Student Faculty Ratio

68
%

Acceptance Rate

$
18935

Tuition Fees

$
13530

Living Cost

3.33

Avg. GPA

83
%

Avg. Percentage

1140

Avg. SAT

23

Avg. ACT

6.5

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in USD