Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MIView Map
Regional University
Not applicable
Great Lakes
Suburb: Large
NCAA Division I-A
18 to 1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio


Eastern Michigan University is in Ypsilanti, which lies between Ann Arbor and Detroit, and as such mixes urban and suburban flavors. The school has existed in some form since the mid-1800s, but became a full-blown university only about 50 years ago. The school boasts 18,600 undergraduates, and it offers the usual complement of academic majors and college activities. EMU belongs in the Mid-America Conference and has been successful in most sports, occasionally doing well in the NCAA basketball tournament.

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