Eastern Michigan University

Category: Large public | State: MI

About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest public university in Michigan. It currently serves 20,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education.

Military Friendly Ratings

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Military Student Support & Retention

Why you should attend?

The Lt. Colonel Charles S. Kettles Military & Veteran Services Resource Center at Eastern Michigan University serves over 500 student veterans, spouses and dependents each year. EMU understands the unique needs of veteran and military students and their families and is proud of its long history of being military and veteran friendly. EMU is also proud of its Army officer producing Army ROTC Eagle Battalion established in 1952. EMU student veterans receive individualized resume writing, academic advising, and employment preparation coaching. Student veterans receive college credit for military training and for military experience. Student veteran application fees are waived for both undergraduate and graduate, they are given enhanced priority for admission and registration and receive recognition for their service at commencement ceremonies.

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the flying and/or navigation of commercial passenger and cargo, agricultural, public service, corporate and rescue fixed wing aircraft. Includes instruction in principles of aircraft design and performance, aircraft flight systems and controls, flight crew operations and procedures, radio communications, navigation procedures and systems, airways safety and traffic regulations, and governmental rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft. Programs may qualify individuals to sit for the FAA commercial and airline aircrew examinations.

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