University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

Website: www.umich.edu/

Public
Co-ed
30,318
Undergraduate
Students
(49.7%) 15,066 Women
(50.3%) 15,252 Men
16,398
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
23% of 64,917 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.85
SAT Math
670-780 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
660-730 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
30-34 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $30,298
Out-of-state: $64,386
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $15,262
Out-of-state: $49,350
Room and Board
$11,534
Average Percent of Need Met
91%
Average Freshman Award
$26,945
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,224
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Trimester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
2,888
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Ann Arbor Population
117,025
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Detroit
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Wolverine
Sororities
25% of women participate
Fraternities
12% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
15.8% Asian
4.6% Black/African-American
6.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
62.9% White
4.9% Unknown
International Students
6.9% from 92 countries
First-Year Students Returning
97.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
79.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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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 Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 4
Social Studies 1  
History 3  
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required February 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted February 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Required for some
SAT Essay Component Policy Essay component required
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component required
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
 
City, State, Zip
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone
(734) 764-7433
Fax
(734) 936-0740

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 24

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition for School of Music, Theatre and Dance; portfolio for School of Art and Design recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
23% of 64,917 applicants were admitted
Women
25% of 31,304 applicants were admitted
Men
21% of 33,613 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
6,924 (47%) of 14,818 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,947 (51%) of 7,738 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,994 (56%) of 7,080 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
14,783
Students Accepting Wait List Position
6,000
Students Admitted From Wait List
415

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.85
3.75 and Above
79%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
3%
3.00 - 3.24
1%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
670-780 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
66%
Score of 600 - 700
25%
Score of 500 - 600
9%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
660-730 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
55%
Score of 600 - 700
40%
Score of 500 - 600
6%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
30-34 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
80%
Score of 24 - 29
17%
Score of 18 - 23
3%
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 Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $30,298
Out-of-state: $64,386
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $15,262
Out-of-state: $49,350
Room and Board
$11,534
Books and Supplies
$1,048
Other Expenses
$2,454
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financial.aid@umich.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
March 31
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002325
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
4,705 (68.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,787 (60.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,659 (95.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,966 (75.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
91%
Average Award
$26,945
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,152 (81.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,145
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,942 (72.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,971
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,947 (75.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
822 (14.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,478

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
15,167 (52.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
11,229 (74.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10,872 (97.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
8,481 (80.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
93%
Average Award
$27,695
Need-Based Gift
Received by 9,055 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,108
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,391 (79.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,723
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 7,478 (65.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
3,135 (13.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,569

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
37%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,224
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans, Health Professions Student Loans (HPSL)

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grants, Michigan Competitive Scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Workers in Trades, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,744
Academic Calendar System
Trimester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology, Other
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Drawing
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Science
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Informatics
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Microbiology, General
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
  • Polish Language and Literature
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Printmaking
  • Public Health, Other
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Statistics, General
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Women's Studies
  • Woodwind Instruments
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Social sciences, Computer and information sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Not required

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
2,888
Part-Time Faculty
639
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
74%
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
16,215,743
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
4000
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Music, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Comparative Law, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy, Master of Urban Design, Master of Public Administration, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Architecture

Master's Programs of Study

  • Architecture
  • Asian Studies
  • Classics
  • Dance
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Geosciences
  • Health Education
  • Health Promotion
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Jewish Studies
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Public Policy
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Religion
  • Risk Management
  • Sports Management
  • Taxation
  • Toxicology
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Juridical Sciences

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Art History
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Classics
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Dentistry
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Geosciences
  • Health Education
  • Health Promotion
  • History
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Jewish Studies
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Public Policy
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Religion
  • Risk Management
  • Sports Management
  • Taxation
  • Toxicology
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Location and Setting


Ann Arbor Population
117,025
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Detroit
Campus Size
3,207 acres

Weather

Temperature
15.6 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
135 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Ann Arbor
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Ann Arbor

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Wolverine
School Colors
Maize and blue

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Crew x x    
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Football     x x
Golf   x x x
Gymnastics x x x x
Ice Hockey     x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Water Polo x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Football    
Golf   x
Gymnastics x x
Ice Hockey    
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Water Polo x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Crew    
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey    
Football x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics x x
Ice Hockey x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Water Polo    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
cheerleading, fencing, golf, riflery, rugby, sailing, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee
Men's Club Sports
badminton, cheerleading, crew, fencing, field hockey, racquetball, riflery, rowing, rugby, sailing, sand volleyball, softball, squash, table tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, crew, fencing, field hockey, football, golf, racquetball, riflery, rowing, rugby, sailing, sand volleyball, squash, swimming and diving, table tennis, track and field, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, hillel society, k-grams (kids'; program), m-powered entrepreneurial club, dance marathon, alternative spring break
Sororities
25% of women participate
Fraternities
12% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
30,318
Women
15,066 (49.7%)
Men
15,252 (50.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
29,245
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
15.8% Asian
4.6% Black/African-American
6.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
62.9% White
4.9% Unknown
International Students.
6.9% from 92 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
16,398

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
97.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
90.1%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
91.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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