At Eastern Michigan University, we expect just one thing of you: to be true to you. To explore new horizons, to learn new things, to earn every ounce of what you deserve, and to do so grounded in what's real. Here, you'll find confidence in being certain, you'll stand beside professors who believe in what they do, you'll discover what you're meant to do, create or make better, and you'll realize that everything you do is a true reflection of you. Here, we're not asking you to change, we're asking you to grow. To never trade authenticity for approval. To earn your future. And to always be undeniably true to you.

Your Eastern Michigan University journey begins here. Learn about campus visits, admissions requirements, scholarships, financial aid and how to apply.

Undergrad Admissions

When you enroll at Eastern Michigan University, you'll be joining over 17,000 students from Michigan and all over the world. Start learning your passions from the very first day of class. Learn in the classroom, the field, the lab and the real world from professors who teach undergraduate courses. Find your community and earn your degree in a practical, supportive and affordable living and learning environment.

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Graduate Admissions

Take your learning to a new level. The Graduate School at EMU offers over 200 graduate degrees and certificate programs in high-demand fields, such as business, education, health care and more. With flexible scheduling, including evenings, online and weekends, you can advance your career—and your learning—in any way that suits you.

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Transfer Admissions

Eastern Michigan University Office of Admissions makes transferring simple. We offer a generous transfer credit policy, low tuition and flexible course options, including evening, online and hybrid courses. Eastern is nationally recognized for excellence in serving transfer students and was one of 65 colleges and universities named to the 2018 Phi Theta Kappa Honor Roll.

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International Admissions

You are welcome here.

When you join Eastern Michigan University, you will find opportunities for success both in the classroom and in the community. Whether you're joining us as an undergraduate student or a graduate student, our many programs and academic offerings will help you earn your future. And our dynamic campus community—only 25 minutes from the Detroit International Airport—will help you find your true passion.

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Admitted students

Congratulations! You're in! Ready to take the next step?

This is your time. And this is your place. Welcome to Eastern Michigan University.

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