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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English 4 
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 4
Social Studies 3 4
History 3 4
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredFebruary 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACTConsidered if submittedFebruary 1
SAT Subject Tests OnlyRequired for some
SAT Essay Component Policy Essay component required
ACT Writing Test PolicyWriting component required
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address 
City, State, ZipAnn Arbor, MI  48109
Phone(734) 764-7433
Fax(734) 936-0740
E-mail
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Application Fee$75
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationRolling
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Action DeadlineNovember 1
Early Action NotificationDecember 24
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
OtherAudition for School of Music, Theatre and Dance; portfolio for School of Art and Design recommended for some freshmen
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate29% of 55,504 applicants were admitted
   Women31% of 26,337 applicants were admitted
   Men26% of 29,167 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled6,924 (44%) of 15,871 admitted students enrolled
   Women3,528 (43%) of 8,258 admitted students enrolled
   Men3,396 (45%) of 7,613 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission RateNot reported
Students Offered Wait List 11,197
Students Accepting Wait List Position 3,970
Students Admitted From Wait List 36
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.84
3.75 and Above77%
3.50 - 3.7419%
3.25 - 3.493%
3.00 - 3.241%
2.50 - 2.99 
2.00 - 2.49 
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math670-770 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
64%
Score of 600 - 700
29%
Score of 500 - 600
5%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading640-730 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
43%
Score of 600 - 700
45%
Score of 500 - 600
10%
Score of 400 - 500
1%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing650-740 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
51%
Score of 600 - 700
38%
Score of 500 - 600
9%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite29-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
74%
Score of 24 - 29
23%
Score of 18 - 23
2%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank 
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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Average 3.74 4.12 708 681 31
Low 2.09 2.09 200 200 13
High 4.00 5.00 800 790 36
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