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Eastern Michigan University is a public institution situated in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Ypsilanti is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

400 Undergraduate Degrees
15 Graduate Degrees
$22,376 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
45% Acceptance Rate

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Eastern Michigan University Rankings

Out of the 42 colleges in Michigan, Eastern Michigan is ranked at #9.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Eastern Michigan has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#33 Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Eastern Michigan.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#33 Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#111 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Eastern Michigan University?

Location of Eastern Michigan University

Contact details for Eastern Michigan are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 401 Pierce Hall, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: 734-487-8834

How Do I Get Into Eastern Michigan?

You can apply to Eastern Michigan online at:

Admission Requirements for Eastern Michigan

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Eastern Michigan?

45% Acceptance Rate
25% Of Accepted Are Women
77% Submit SAT Scores
Eastern Michigan has a fairly low acceptance rate of 45%, which makes it more selective than most schools. Take time to make sure you submit all the requested materials and you prepare the application in full. You don't want to get denied right off the bat due to an incomplete application!

Approximately 62% of accepted students are men and 25% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 70%, and the acceptance rate for women is 19%.

Average Test Scores

About 77% of students accepted to Eastern Michigan submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 520. Math scores were between 500 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Eastern Michigan University  ( 460 to 520 )

SAT Math Scores for Eastern Michigan University  ( 500 to 560 )
Eastern Michigan received ACT scores from 34% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Eastern Michigan University  ( 18 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Eastern Michigan University  ( 18 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Eastern Michigan University  ( 19 to 25 )

Can I Afford Eastern Michigan University?

$22,376 Net Price
60% Take Out Loans
9.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Eastern Michigan is $22,376. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Eastern Michigan, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $6,418 a year. That adds up to $25,672 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Eastern Michigan is 9.1%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Eastern Michigan University Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,572 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,872 undergraduate students at Eastern Michigan, with 10,572 being full-time and 4,300 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Eastern Michigan

There are also 2,912 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,572 full-time undergraduates at Eastern Michigan, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Eastern Michigan

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Eastern Michigan University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Eastern Michigan Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 293
Black or African American 1,872
Hispanic or Latino 667
White 6,392
International Students 285
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,063

Geographic Diversity

Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Eastern Michigan University. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 87 countries are represented at Eastern Michigan. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Eastern Michigan University

1,916 Took All Classes Online
6,440 Took At Least One Class Online
8.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 7 master’s degree programs available online at Eastern Michigan. In 2017-2018, 6,440 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Eastern Michigan has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 2nd most popular in Michigan for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Eastern Michigan

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Eastern Michigan University was 8.3%. This is the #964 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Eastern Michigan regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Eastern Michigan majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 20%
Registered Nursing 20%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Eastern Michigan ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Eastern Michigan.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #254
Nursing #315

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Eastern Michigan University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 400 1 14 415
TOTAL 400 1 14 415


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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