University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

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Tuition & Fees

$15,558

$51,200

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
55%
600-699
38%
500-599
5%
400-499
0
700-800
71%
600-699
22%
500-599
6%
400-499
0
30-36
84%
24-29
12%
18-23
2%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

22%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,883
Declined 50,089
Total Received 64,972
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Public

31,266

undergraduate students

16,824

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of Michigan--Ann Arbor, founded in 1817, is a comprehensive, public institution. Its 3,207-acre campus is located in Ann Arbor, 43 miles west of Detroit.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 48,090
Established in 1817
Coeducational Coeducational

3,207-acre campus in Ann Arbor (population: 121,477), 44 miles west of Detroit. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Detroit. School operates campus transportation system. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Detroit
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

University of Michigan — Ann Arbor
500 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI
48109-1382

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Hillel Society
  • K-Grams (Kids'; Program)
  • M-Powered Entrepreneurial Club
  • Dance Marathon
  • Alternative Spring Break

Top Events

  • Martin Luther King Day Symposium
  • FestiFall and Escapade
  • Dance Marathon

Fun Facts

  • Ticket sales for a single home game at the University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor's stadium generate approximately five times the original cost of building the stadium in 1927.
  • During freshman orientation at University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor, students walk through the fountain on campus. Following graduation, they walk back through the fountain in the opposite direction, signifying their commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Many students at University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor will avoid stepping on the brass block "M" in the Diag quad because legend is that any student who steps on it before taking their first blue book exam will fail that exam.
  • On October 14, 1960, JFK stood on the steps of the University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor Student Union and challenged a group of 5,000 students to serve abroad and promote peace. This speech eventually led to the creation of the Peace Corps.
  • With a capacity of 109,901, University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor has the largest stadium in the United States, nicknamed the "Big House."
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
55%
600-699
38%
500-599
5%
400-499
0
700-800
71%
600-699
22%
500-599
6%
400-499
0
30-36
84%
24-29
12%
18-23
2%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $75
Application deadline February 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.88

Very Selective

22%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,883
Declined 50,089
Total Received 64,972

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,521

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $15,230
Room & board $11,996
Additional fees $328
Books & supplies $1,048
Other fees $2,454
Total $31,056
Average Financial Aid - $5,521
Total with Avg. Aid $25,535

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, boxing, cycling, fencing, ice hockey, riflery, roller hockey, rowing, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, water skiing, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

cycling, fencing, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, riflery, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, softball, synchronized skating, synchronized swimming, tae kwon do, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, water skiing

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross-country running, Field hockey, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Squash, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Cross-country running, Fencing, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
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
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Other
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
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

48,090

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

65%

31,266
students

Female
50%
15,604

Male
50%
15,662

35%

16,824
students

Female
50%
8,367

Male
50%
8,457

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

30,204
students

Female
51%
15,178

Male
49%
15,026

4%

1,062
students

Female
41%
426

Male
59%
636

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 97%
Student 4 year graduation rate 80%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,278

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: February 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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