University of Michigan Dearborn

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School Overview

The University of Michigan´┐ŻDearborn (often referred to by locals as UM-Dearborn, or just UM-D) is a public, co-educational, four-year university that is located in Dearborn, Michigan. The UM-Dearborn campus is one of three University of Michigan campuses, with the main UM campus residing in Ann Arbor, just 35 miles to the west. The university’s third campus is located in Flint, Michigan. Even though University of Michigan campuses are governed by the same Board of Regents, each is quite independent of the other and offers a unique selection of academic programs.

UM-Dearborn offer more than 90 bachelor’s degrees, 30 master’s degree’s and 3 doctoral degree programs covering various disciplines and fields of study. However, the university is best known for its exceptional business management and engineering degree programs. In fact, the College of Business and College of Computer Science and Engineering have been nationally recognized as two the best business and engineering programs in the nation.

University of Michigan´┐ŻDearborn is a member of The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities and is regularly engaged in community improvement activities and events.

General Information

Admission Office

4901 Evergreen Road, 1145 UC

Dearborn, MI 48128-1491

(313) 593-5100

Fax: (313) 436- 9167

Contact: Christopher Tremblay

Director of Admissions
Main Address

4901 Evergreen Road

Dearborn, MI 48128-1491

(313) 593-5100

Total undergrads: 6,588

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 953

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,346

Graduate enrollment: 1,723


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 61%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 81%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General B
Painting B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Bacteriology B
Biochemistry B
Biology B
Ecology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B
Management Science B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Art Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B


Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Manufacturing Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health System Administration B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do 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.

University of Michigan-Dearborn Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(313) 593-5000
Type of School:4-year, Public
Address:4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, MI 48128-1491
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,131
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):52%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,216 (79% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$12,032
Out-of-state Tuition:$24,272
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,523

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Michigan-Dearborn Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies15
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2107
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services234
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields332
English Language and Literature/Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs222
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities31
Mathematics and Statistics32
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation31
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Social Sciences16
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total2269374

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields311
Grand total10191

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Michigan-Dearborn 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 Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$1,300

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid87992%
Grant or scholarship aid75479%$7,523
Student loan aid62065%$5,459

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,54363%$6,356
Federal student loans4,48462%$7,428

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Michigan-Dearborn. 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-Dearborn students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants5,3282,4492,879
Percent admitted100%66%63%
Percent admitted who enrolled20%24%17%

Admissions Considerations

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-Dearborn Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,131
Undergraduate enrollment7,141
Graduate enrollment1,990

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-Dearborn Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language (English Language English Language Proficiency )

*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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