Eastern Michigan University honored as one of nation's best in its support of transfer students

EMU cited for level of community college engagement, partnerships and transfer pathways

YPSILANTI – Eastern Michigan University has been named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2017 Transfer Honor Roll.  The honor roll recognizes excellence in community college transfer pathways. EMU is one of only 63 institutions nationwide selected to receive this honor.

Selection is based on the score earned on the Transfer Honor Roll application. Scores are determined based on institutional partnerships, community college collaboration, pre and post transfer institutional support, data tracking and transfer pathway.

As part of its recognition, EMU will be recognized in the 2017 Phi Theta Kappa Partners in Excellence publication, which is distributed to higher education leaders nationally.

EMU has 140 articulation agreements with 20 different community colleges, which places the University at the top of the list in the state of Michigan.

For more information, contact the Senior College Relations team at Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll's website or by call 601-987-5744.

About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest university in Michigan. It currently serves 22,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website.


March 23, 2017

Written by:
Leena Johnson

Geoff Larcom