Eastern Michigan University (169798)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,500
3.94% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$15,826
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.39%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
83.2%
19,919 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
14,018
64.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
45.4%
1,263 Graduates

About

Eastern Michigan University (169798) is a higher education institution located in Washtenaw County, MI. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Eastern Michigan University (169798) were Registered Nursing (381 degrees awarded), General Psychology (190 degrees), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (147 degrees).

In 2022, 4,162 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Eastern Michigan University (169798). 63.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,810 degrees), 5.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (528 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Michigan University (169798) is $14,500, which is $−15,650 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Eastern Michigan University (169798) is $14,500, which is $−15,650 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,826.

In 2022, 71% of undergraduate students attending Eastern Michigan University (169798) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,500
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Eastern Michigan University (169798) was $14,500. The cost of tuition at Eastern Michigan University (169798) is $−15,650 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$15,826
2022 Value
2.97%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Eastern Michigan University (169798) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,826. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Eastern Michigan University (169798) grew by 2.97%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,193
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Eastern Michigan University (169798) was of $11,193 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.31% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Eastern Michigan University (169798) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 4.41% with respect to 2021, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.39%
2019 Default Rate
123
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Eastern Michigan University (169798) was 2.39%, which represents 123 out of the 5148 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Eastern Michigan University (169798) received 19,919 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 13.8% annual growth. Out of those 19,919 applicants, 16,578 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.2% acceptance rate.

There were 14,018 students enrolled at Eastern Michigan University (169798) in 2022. 68% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Eastern Michigan University (169798) has an overall enrollment yield of 13.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
16,578
Accepted Out of 19,919

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Eastern Michigan University (169798) was 83.2% (16,578 admissions from 19,919 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 84.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 13.8%, while admissions grew by 11.9%..

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SAT Scores

68%
Submission Percentage (2022)
1,340
Scores Submitted (2022)

68% of enrolled first-time students at Eastern Michigan University (169798) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Eastern Michigan University (169798) had a total enrollment of 14,018 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Michigan University (169798) is 9,039 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,979. This means that 64.5% of students enrolled at Eastern Michigan University (169798) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Eastern Michigan University (169798), both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.1% White, 16.4% Black or African American, 8.65% Hispanic or Latino, 4.34% Two or More Races, 3.43% Asian, 0.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0999% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Eastern Michigan University (169798) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.5%), followed by White Male (22.5%) and Black or African American Female (11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.3%), followed by White Male (17%) and Black or African American Female (6.34%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Eastern Michigan University (169798) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,018 students. The full-time enrollment at Eastern Michigan University (169798) is 9,039 and the part-time enrollment is 4,979. This means that 64.5% of students enrolled at Eastern Michigan University (169798) are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Eastern Michigan University (169798) was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Eastern Michigan University (169798) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    8,286 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    2,297 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,213 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Eastern Michigan University (169798) is 59.1% White, 16.4% Black or African American, 8.65% Hispanic or Latino, 4.34% Two or More Races, 3.43% Asian, 0.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0999% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 627 students (4.47%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,134 more women than men received degrees from Eastern Michigan University (169798). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Eastern Michigan University (169798) is white (2,810 degrees awarded). There were 5.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (528 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Eastern Michigan University (169798) is Registered Nursing (381 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (190 degrees) and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (147 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Eastern Michigan University (169798), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (217 degrees awarded), Education (603 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (193 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Michigan University (169798) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,594,500 people), Secondary school teachers (466,621 people), Education administrators (267,049 people), Special education teachers (190,896 people), and Social workers, all other (180,719 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Michigan University (169798) in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (217 degrees awarded), Education (603 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (193 degrees), Engineering Technologies (124 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (107 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Michigan University (169798) are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Eastern Michigan University (169798) are Public Administration and Social Service (217 degrees awarded), Education (603 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (193 degrees), Engineering Technologies (124 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (107 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Eastern Michigan University (169798) are Elementary & secondary schools (2,829,671 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (292,716 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (281,879 people), Individual & family services (156,885 people), and Outpatient care centers (142,632 people).

The most specialized majors at Eastern Michigan University (169798) are Public Administration and Social Service (217 degrees awarded), Education (603 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (193 degrees), Engineering Technologies (124 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (107 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Eastern Michigan University (169798).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 381 degrees awarded
  2. 190 degrees awarded
  3. 147 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Eastern Michigan University (169798) was Registered Nursing with 381 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,514
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,648
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,514 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Michigan University (169798), which is 0.572 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,648).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 69 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Michigan University (169798) in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 0.633 times less than the 109 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 338 degrees were awarded to men at Eastern Michigan University (169798) in Registered Nursing, which is 5.54 times more than the 61 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
47%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 20% of students graduating from Eastern Michigan University (169798) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 47% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (73.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Eastern Michigan University (169798) is Female and Asian (73.5% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.3% of graduates (67 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,810 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    528 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    243 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Eastern Michigan University (169798) is white (2,810 degrees awarded). There were 5.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (528 degrees).

3.84% of degree recipients (160 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,800 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,010 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    344 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Eastern Michigan University (169798) is white female (1,800 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1010 degrees).

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Operations

Eastern Michigan University (169798) has an endowment valued at nearly $92.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 3.65M (3.96%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Eastern Michigan University (169798) had a total salary expenditure of 353M. Eastern Michigan University (169798) employs 304 Professors, 157 Associate professors and 74 Assistant professors. Most academics at Eastern Michigan University (169798) are Male Professor (165), Female Professor (139), and Female Associate professor (86).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Michigan University (169798) are: Management, with 233 employees, Service, with 133 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 129 employees.

Endowment

$92.1M
2022 Endowment
3.04%
decline from 2021

Eastern Michigan University (169798) has an endowment valued at about $92.1M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Eastern Michigan University (169798) declined 3.04% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $281M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$143M
2022 Salaries
2.41%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Eastern Michigan University (169798) paid a median of $143M in salaries, which represents 40.4% of their overall expenditure ($353M) and a 2.41% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$55.7M
Instructional Salaries
606
Number of Employees

In 2022, Eastern Michigan University (169798) paid a total of $55.7M to 606 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
304 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
233 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Eastern Michigan University (169798) were Professor with 304 employees, Associate professor with 157 employees, and Assistant professor with 74 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Eastern Michigan University (169798) were Management with 233 employees, Service with 133 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 129 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Eastern Michigan University (169798) was Male Professor with 165 employees, Female Professor with 139 employees, and Female Associate professor with 86 employees.

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