Begin your journey. Apply to Central Michigan University.

    Welcome to the first step in becoming a Central Michigan University Chippewa. We’re a community of doers. Join us as we get to work on becoming leaders in everything we do. If you're looking to earn a degree at CMU, let’s get started. 


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    First-time users:

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    Incoming freshmen may also apply through the Common Application.


    Application Types

    Please use our degree-seeking application linked above if you are interested in starting or finishing a degree (Bachelors, Graduate Certificate, Masters or Doctorate) at Central Michigan University. 

    High School Dual Enrolled: Current high school students who are interested in earning college credit before graduating from high school should complete our dual-enrolled application

    Non-degree seeking:

    Apply as a non-degree student if you are not working toward a degree. Scenarios include guest students, senior citizen auditors, graduate concurrent students, or those taking courses for personal enrichment or professional development.

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