Eastern Michigan University is a comprehensive, co-educational public university located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. It is governed by an eight-member Board of Regents, who are appointed by the Governor of Michigan for eight-year terms. The school belongs to the Mid-American Conference and was re-accredited by the North Central Association in 2001. There are five colleges EMU comprises: Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Health & Human Services, Technology and a Graduate School.
At EMU we want you to be challenged in the classroom, not in getting there. That's why Continuing Education delivers a wide range of courses and degrees in convenient, flexible and innovative formats — both online and at locations throughout Michigan.
Whether you are a student, alumnus/a, future student, friend, faculty or staff member, or community member, our success at EMU is about your success -- academically, professionally, personally. Since 1849, EMU has been committed to the highest standards in the classroom, the community and the world. With 24,000 students of all ages and walks of life from around the globe, we are able to combine a world-class university with a thriving, connected community environment.
We maximize educational opportunities and personal and professional growth for students from diverse backgrounds through an array of baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs. We provide a student-focused learning environment that positively affects the lives of students and the community. Moreover, we extend our commitment beyond the campus boundaries to the wider community through service initiatives and partnerships of mutual interest addressing local, regional, national and international opportunities and challenges.
The heart of EMU is its people, and many of those people are the dedicated faculty and staff who work every day to ensure that the EMU educational experience is alive and distinctive. The most important things to know about EMU can be found in the people who live and work here. That's why EMU continues to be a destination of choice for so many professionals in every field represented here.