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Welcome to Central Michigan University.

From the moment you stepped onto our campus, your success became our top priority. Our primary goal is to give you the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to succeed in life, both professionally and personally.

You have joined a diverse community of learners who believe in the power of education to transform lives and the world. Our faculty, staff and administrators are here to provide you with a positive learning experience in a welcoming, supportive environment.

While you’re here, you’ll take classes in state-of-the-art classrooms, learn from faculty who are experts in their fields and engage in hands-on learning. We are among only 5 percent of U.S. universities in the highest two Carnegie research classifications. Use this bulletin to explore the many educational opportunities offered here at CMU.

On our campus, you’ll meet people who share your passions and explore new ones in one of nearly 400 student organizations. Our nationally recognized leadership and volunteer programs will help you learn more about yourself and direct your talents to make a difference in your community.

We focus on critical thinking and problem-solving, skills that make CMU graduates attractive to top employers. We have been recognized by employers such as Ford Motor Co., Quicken Loans and Fiat Chrysler as top recruiting universities. We emphasize real-world experience you’ll need to take the next steps on your journey.

When you complete your degree, you’ll join a worldwide network of more than 225,000 proud alumni. As you begin or continue your educational journey, thank you for considering CMU.




Robert O. Davies, Ph.D.