Eastern Michigan University (EMU) is a leading comprehensive, co-educational public university located in the U.S. state of Michigan. The University comprises the following Colleges and Schools: Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology; Honors; Graduate School.

Eastern Michigan University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a subcommittee of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. EMU teacher education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and approved by the Michigan Department of Education.

The EMU Occupational Therapy Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational therapy Association (AOTA). Since 1978, the Nursing program at EMU has maintained accreditation from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).

Notable EMU alumni include: Barry Gordy (Founder and former CEO of Motown Records), Fred Green (31st Governor of Michigan from 1927 to 1931), Leland W. Carr (Michigan Supreme Court justice from 1945 to 1963), Glenn Goerke (Former president/chancellor of the University of Houston, University of Houston–Clear Lake, University of Houston–Victoria, and Indiana University East), etc.

Ranking Profile:

- U.S. News and World Report (2012) ranked Eastern Michigan 81st among all universities in the Midwest region. It is also ranked as one of the top 30 best regional public universities in the Midwest.

- Eastern Michigan University is one of the best colleges in the Midwest for the eighth consecutive year, according to The Princeton Review. It was selected as one of 152 institutions The Review recommends in its "Best in the Midwest" section of the "2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region" on PrincetonReview.com.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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