Graduate Programs Overview

Central Michigan University is a four-years, public school located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $14,673 for Michigan residents and $15,644 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred -seven graduate programs: 70 Master's, 20 Doctorate, 24 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,557 students have been conferred Master's degree and 241 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCentral Michigan University
Typefour-years, public
Address106 Warriner Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI
Graduate School Students4,280 students
2,377 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$14,673
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 117 Graduate Programs
70 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 27 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Central Michigan University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Michigan residents, the tuition & fees are $14,673 and $15,644 for non-Michigan residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $683.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$0$683
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$10,920 (On-Campus) / $8,000 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,250 (On-Campus) / $2,400 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$13,169$28,814
Off-Campus Total$11,399$27,044
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Central Michigan University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 117 major areas - 69 Master's , 18 Doctorate , 23 Post-Bachelor', 2 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 17,311 students enrolled in Central Michigan University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,280 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,713 male and 2,567 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,648 full-time and 2,632 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,377 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 254 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,713
Women Students2,567
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,648
Part-time Students2,632
By race/ethnicity 2,862 White, 505 Black, and 156 Asian students are attending at Central Michigan University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races108
20 students are younger than 22 and 912 students are older than 65. The school has 2,263 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,085 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under20
40 & Over912
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Central Michigan University, 2,377 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 254 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,280
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,377
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses254
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,649
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,377
Michigan Resident1,753
Other State In U.S.588
Outside of U.S.36

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