Eastern Michigan University

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Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: 1.800.GO.TO.EMU
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Fast Facts

  • Established in 1849, Eastern Michigan was first known as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University.
  • Eastern Michigan University (EMU) is located in historic Ypsilanti, about 10 miles east of Ann Arbor, 40 miles west of Detroit, and just 20 minutes from Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
  • EMU offers more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations in
    undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees
    delivered through the following 5 colleges plus the Honors College:
    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • College of Business
    • College of Education
    • College of Health and Human Services
    • College of Technology
  • Eastern is extraordinarily practical, supportive, accessible, and affordable
    with a quality learning and living environment.
  • EMU has a distinct mix of comprehensive academic resources and strong
    community initiatives while focusing on Education First.
  • Eastern has almost 700 international students from over 40 countries.
  • EMU's campuses with 800+ acres are comprised of twelve residence halls, 18 miles of walkways and jogging trails, and 122 buildings.
  • Eastern is a Mid-American Conference (MAC) member with 21 NCAA Division I varsity sports.
  • EMU has 253 student clubs and organizations.

Facts At-A-Glance

Opening Term: Fall 2016

Student Enrollment: 21,105
  • Undergraduate
    • Headcount: 17,541
    • Student Credit Hours: 212,373.5
      • Gender
        • Male: 7,124
        • Female: 10,417
      • Race/Ethnicity
        • White: 11,303
        • Black/ African-American: 3,416
        • Hispanic/Latino: 846
        • Other/Unknown: 1,976
      • Student State of Origin
        • In-State and Ohio: 16,544
        • Other U.S. States: 642
        • International: 355
      • Other Characteristics
        • Full-Time: 12,846
        • Part-Time: 4,695
        • Average Age: 22.93
        • Average ACT for Full-Time FTIAC Students: 21.10
        • First-Year Retention Rate for Fall 2015 Cohort: 74.63%
  • Graduate
    • Headcount: 3,564
    • Student Credit Hours: 22,477
      • Gender
        • Male: 1,251
        • Female: 2,313
      • Race/Ethnicity
        • White: 2,328
        • Black/African-American: 457
        • Hispanic/Latino: 128
        • Other/Unknown: 651
      • Student State of Origin
        • In-State and Ohio: 2,892
        • Other U.S. States: 345
        • International: 327
      • Other Characteristics
        • Full-Time: 1,016
        • Part-Time: 2,548
        • Average Age: 32.25
  • Enrollment in Academic Colleges 
    • College of Arts and Sciences: 7,191
    • College of Business: 3,127
    • College of Education: 2,293
    • College of Health and Human Services: 4,499
    • College ofTechnology: 2,214
    • Academic Affairs (college undecided): 1,781
  • Student Credit Hours in FAll 2016 (Opening Term):
    • 234,850.50
  • Student Credit Hours in Fiscal Year 2015/16 (Official Record)):
    • 505,107
  • Degrees Awarded in Academic Year 2015/16:
    • Certificates (all levels): 172
    • Bachelor's: 3,306
    • Master's: 1,200
    • Doctorate: 49
  • Regular Faculty and Full-Time Staff in Fiscal Year 2016/17:
    • 2,432
  • Faculty
    • Total Faculty: 1,390 
      • Instructional Faculty: 665
      • Professor: 351
      • Associate Professor: 151
      • Assistant Professor: 160
      • Instructor: 3
    • Library Faculty: 23
      • Professor: 5
      • Associate Professor: 8
      • Assistant Professor: 10
    • Full-Time Lecturer: 92
      • Instructional: 91
      • Library: 1
    • Part-Time Lecturer: 590
    • Adjunct Teaching Staff: 20
  • Full-Time Staff
    • Total Staff: 1,042
      • Administrative Professional: 225
      • Athletic Coach: 55
      • Campus Police: 23
      • Clerical/Secretarial: 179
      • Confidential Clerical: 9
      • Food Service/Maintenance: 183
      • Police Sergeant: 7
      • Professional/Technical: 361
    • EMU FINANCES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015/16
      • Total General Fund Revenue
      • Budget: $322.6 Million
      • Total Assets: $570.8 Million
      • Total EMU Foundation Assets: $70.2 Million

 

 

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