University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan
4-year Public university


University of Michigan—Ann Arbor is a public institution established in 1817 with city setting located at Ann Arbor. It is ranked 21 in National Universities in 2024 edition of Best Colleges. Its in-state tuition and fees are $17,786; out-of-state tuition and fees are $57,273. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 32,695. It practices trimester-based academic calendar.

#21 in National Universities
Location Ann Arbor, Michigan
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1817
Selectivity High
Size Large
32,695 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 $17,786
Outstate Tuition Fee $57,273
Room and Board Fees $13,171
$59,818 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


18% (High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Very Difficult
$75 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.9 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

$30,865 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$26,613 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $73,946
37% Students with need received Financial Aid
67.8% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application April 30
Forms to be submitted CSS, FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

International Undergraduate Scholarship
Total Worth $5,000 to $12,500 per year
Eligibility Undergrad International Student
Minimum Criteria Minimum 3.00-3.24 GPA
Requirement for maintenance Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA
Earn 24 credits per academic year (Fall/Winter)
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

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.


32,695 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Large
97% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
81% Students graduate within 6 years