Graduate Programs Overview

Central Michigan University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $14,673 for Michigan residents and $19,359 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred -four graduate programs: 70 Master's, 18 Doctorate, 23 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,650 students have been conferred Master's degree and 229 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCentral Michigan University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address106 Warriner Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI
Graduate School Students5,235 students
2,715 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$14,673
Out-of-State$19,359
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 114 Graduate Programs
70 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 26 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $19,359 for non-Michigan residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $637 for Michigan residents and $850 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$14,223$18,909
Fees$450$450
Cost per Credit$637$850
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$10,676 (On-Campus) / $10,676 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,780 (On-Campus) / $1,780 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$28,129$32,815
Off-Campus Total$28,129$32,815
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$12,232$12,870$13,804$17,150$14,673
Out-of-State$18,216$18,942$19,414$17,150$19,359

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 114 major areas - 70 Master's (24 online programs), 16 Doctorate (3 online programs), 22 Post-Bachelor'(16 online programs), 2 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 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
Total1,65022918212
Men625108823
Women1,0251211009
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.
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
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
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology
Natural Resources And Conservation
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 21,622 students enrolled in Central Michigan University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,235 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,114 male and 3,121 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,702 full-time and 3,533 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,715 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 307 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,235
Men Students2,114
Women Students3,121
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,235
Full-time Students1,702
Part-time Students3,533
By race/ethnicity 3,315 White, 787 Black, and 155 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
Total5,235
American Indian /
Native American
46
Asian155
Black787
Hispanic240
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
3
White3,315
Two or more races108
Un-Known222
13 students are younger than 22 and 1,235 students are older than 65. The school has 2,518 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,469 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total5,235
21 & Under13
22-24951
25-291,567
30-34833
35-39636
40 & Over1,235
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, 2,715 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 307 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,235
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,715
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses307
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,213
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,715
Michigan Resident1,874
Other State In U.S.802
Outside of U.S.39



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