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The Livonia building which is on the campus.

Eastern Michigan University is a public, coeducational university in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The university has about 23,000 students. It was founded in 1849. The current president of the university is Susan Martin.


Eastern Michigan University has degrees and programs at the bachelor's, master's, specialist's and doctoral levels. The university has seven parts:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Education
  • Graduate School
  • College of Business
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • College of Technology
  • Honors College


The athletics teams of the university are called the Eagles. They have 21 varsity teams, almost all of which compete in the Mid-American Conference. In women's rowing, a sport that the MAC does not sponsor, the Eagles compete in the Colonial Athletic Association.

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