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Academics at Central Michigan University - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Central Michigan will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Central Michigan this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 16,387 undergraduate students at Central Michigan University is 1,126 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 20 to 1 which places Central Michigan University among the worst concerning instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Central Michigan University , there are 20 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is among the worst regrading instructional attention.
The majority of the instructors (71.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (100.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The majority of the faculty (71.0% ) are full-time.
A significant percentage of the faculty (49.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

Learn how the faculty structure at Central Michigan University compares to the national average

The Most Popular Majors Students Choose

Central Michigan University offers 127 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 83 majors within 25 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Central Michigan University awarded 4,160 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Business Administration & Management0354354
General Psychology0336336
Health & Physical Education0286286
Teacher Education Subject Specific0200200

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