Gold Divider

Submit your undergraduate application and an official or unofficial transcript by Oct. 31, and we’ll waive the $40 application fee. Incoming freshmen should apply by Dec. 1 to guarantee your merit award. You’re driven to do more. We make it simple to get started.

Get started, or finish where you left off

Apply using our online application. Upload a copy of your unofficial transcript, or have an official transcript sent. It’s that easy.

Apply now

If you’re a high school senior who plans to apply using the Common Application, you’ll be asked if you have a waiver from a specific college or university. Use the code “FireUp2022” for your waiver.

Apply using the Common App

Apply for free

That’s right. We’re waiving your fee this month. No tricks. No extra form. Submit your application and additional materials by Oct. 31, and we’ll waive the $40 fee.

Application checklist

Red Divider

  A completed application for admission

  Application fee ($40)

  • Apply by Oct. 31 and the fee is on us.

  SAT/ACT score (optional)

  • No score? No problem. You can still be admitted AND receive a merit award.

  Transcripts

  • Freshmen may submit unofficial transcripts with your application for an admissions decision and merit award offer. Official transcripts will be required prior to scholarships being awarded.
  • Official transcripts are required for transfer scholarships to be awarded.
  • Michigan high school students: Have your official transcripts sent using parchment.com.
  • Out of state students: Ask your high school guidance counselor about submitting official transcripts.
  • Dual enrollment students: Have each college you’ve attended email your official transcripts to apply@cmich.edu. We’ll also need your high school transcript, too.
  • Transfer students: Have each college you’ve attended email your official transcripts to apply@cmich.edu. If you have fewer than 24 credits, you need to submit your high school transcripts, too.

We do AFFORDABLE

  Freshman merit awards worth more

Earn up to
65% of your tuition

When you apply to CMU, you’ll be considered for these awards. No test score? We’re test optional, so we have awards based on GPA only.

Freshmen Merit Awards

  All U.S. residents pay in-state tuition

You pay
in-state tuition

It really is that simple. All U.S. residents pay in-state tuition rates at CMU, regardless of the state you live in.

Tuition Rates

  Transfer scholarships upgraded

Earn up to $19,500
over 3 years

When you apply to CMU, you’ll be considered for these scholarships based on information provided on your application and transcripts.

See Transfer Scholarships