University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan
4-year Public university


University of Michigan—Ann Arbor is a public institution established in 1817 with urban setting located at Ann Arbor. It is ranked 28 in National Universities in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its in-state tuition and fees are $15,262 (2018); out-of-state tuition and fees are $49,350 (2017-18). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 29,821. It practices trimester-based academic calendar.

#28 in National Universities
Location Ann Arbor, Michigan
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1817
Selectivity High
Size Large
29,821 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $15,262
Outstate Tuition Fee $49,350
Room and Board Fees $11,534
$60,100 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


29% (High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Very Difficult
$75 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.82 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Other Applications Accepted Coalition

For International Students

100 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, MELAB Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is a native language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$27,050 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$19,099 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $64,386
95% Students with need received Financial Aid
92% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application April 30
Forms to be submitted CSS, FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

The Stamps Scholars Program
Total Worth Full cost of attendance
Eligibility All entering freshmen
Minimum Criteria Based on academic performance
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Alumnae Council Scholarships
Total Worth one-time $2,500
Eligibility All entering freshmen
Minimum Criteria Based on academic Performance
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline February 15

Other Scholarships

MUSIC Matters Scholarship Fund
Total Worth --
Details Awarded to undergraduates who demonstrate financial need
SSGT Ergin V. Osman Scholarship Fund
Total Worth --
Details Awarded to undergraduates with a special interest in supporting disabled veterans.


29,821 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Large
97% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
92% Students graduate within 6 years