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School Overview

The University of Michigan (also known as U of M, U-M, UMich, or Michigan) is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, but it also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn. It is the oldest university in Michigan. UMich is a founding member of the Association of American Universities and one of the original eight Public Ivy universities. A public, research university, it has been ranked as one of the top five US research universities and in the top 20 for universities worldwide. It was even ranked as the 4th best university in the entire world.

UMich was founded in 1817 in Detroit. It was founded as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania. This was back when Michigan was still a territory (it became a state 20 years later). Today, UMich occupies over 712 acres and includes over 584 major buildings. The site had a lot of student activism through much of the 1960s.

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UMich has transformed from its early strict classical curriculum to include research and science. In fact, UMich has one of the biggest research expenditures of any university in the nation. In 2011-12 it passed the $1.24 billion mark. It also has one of the biggest alumni groups in the world with over 500,000 in 2012. It owns the University of Michigan Health System. UMich also has comprehensive graduate programs offering doctoral degrees in the social sciences, humanities, and STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in addition to their professional degrees in dentistry, law, and medicine.

UMich also has an impressive athletic program. The Wolverines are members of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association and the Big Ten Conference. The athletic program is famous for its success in football and ice hockey. The football team plays in “The Big House,” which is the largest football stadium in the world (capacity exceeds 111,000.)

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (734) 764-1817
Type of School: 4-year, Public
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Address: 503 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 46,716
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 91%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 45,973 (98% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $15,262
Out-of-state Tuition: $49,350
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 63%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $19,323

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 143
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 171772
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 992018
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 5361
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 211
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 4411
Education 433
Engineering 5162116
English Language and Literature/Letters 323
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2181310
Health Professions and Related Programs 86268
History 2212
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 2253
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 12933
Natural Resources and Conservation 4322
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 322
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2421
Physical Sciences 887
Psychology 2424
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 4142
Social Sciences 854
Visual and Performing Arts 922137
Grand total 87152153104

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $15,262
Out-of-state $49,350
Books and supplies $1,048

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $23,456
Out-of-state $47,006

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 4,324 63%
Grant or scholarship aid 3,426 50% $19,323
Student loan aid 2,153 32% $7,099

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 15,229 51% $19,728
Federal student loans 8,933 30% $6,533

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Michigan-Ann Arbor students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 64,917 33,613 31,304
Percent admitted 100% 21% 25%
Percent admitted who enrolled 10% 10% 11%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 46,716
Undergraduate enrollment 30,318
Graduate enrollment 16,398

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Predoctoral
    • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
    • Dental Public Health
    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
    • Professional Psychology (RPSY) - Postdoctoral residency programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health (PHBG) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
    • Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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