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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Overview

Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is a public institution. The location of U of Michigan is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Known For?

28,702 Full-Time Undergraduates
$16,010 Avg Cost After Aid
27% Acceptance Rate
  • The 1% student loan default rate at U of Michigan is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest one a student can attain at U of Michigan.
  • In 2017-2018, 82% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from U of Michigan with a bachelor's degree make about $63,400 a year. That's 55% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from U of Michigan to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Rankings

U of Michigan is ranked #38 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. U of Michigan also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Michigan ranking.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that U of Michigan has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for U of Michigan

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for International Students 10
Best Colleges 38
Best Colleges for Veterans 56
Best Colleges for Diversity 82
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 148
Best Colleges for the Money 689

Where Is University of Michigan - Ann Arbor?

Location of University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Contact details for U of Michigan are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 503 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone: 734-764-1817
Website: https://umich.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/universityofmichigan
Twitter: https://twitter.com/umich

How Do I Get Into U of Michigan?

You can apply to U of Michigan online at: https://admissions.umich.edu/apply

Admission Requirements for U of Michigan

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into U of Michigan?

27% Acceptance Rate
52% Of Accepted Are Women
53% Submit SAT Scores
If you plan to apply to U of Michigan, make sure you don't wait until the last minute to fill out your application. The school is one of the most selective in the United States and has a low acceptance rate of 27%. If you are admitted, that's something to brag about!

Approximately 48% of accepted students are men and 52% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 24%, and the acceptance rate for women is 29%.

Average Test Scores

About 53% of students accepted to U of Michigan submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 660 and 730. Math scores were between 670 and 770.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Michigan - Ann Arbor  ( 660 to 730 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Michigan - Ann Arbor  ( 670 to 770 )
200
800
U of Michigan received ACT scores from 76% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 30 and 35. Math scores were between 28 and 34. Composite scores were between 30 and 33.

ACT English Scores for University of Michigan - Ann Arbor  ( 30 to 35 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for University of Michigan - Ann Arbor  ( 28 to 34 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Michigan - Ann Arbor  ( 30 to 33 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Michigan - Ann Arbor?

$16,010 Net Price
32% Take Out Loans
1.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of U of Michigan is $16,010. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for U of Michigan

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,962 $6,257 $10,956 $16,883 $25,040

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At U of Michigan, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $7,099 a year. That adds up to $28,396 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at U of Michigan is 1.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Undergraduate Student Diversity

28,702 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 29,821 undergraduate students at U of Michigan, with 28,702 being full-time and 1,119 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  U of Michigan

There are also 16,181 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 28,702 full-time undergraduates at U of Michigan, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  U of Michigan

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Michigan - Ann Arbor students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of U of Michigan Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3,976
Black or African American 1,216
Hispanic or Latino 1,652
White 17,263
International Students 2,109
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,486

Geographic Diversity

Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. At this time, all 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

At this time, 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 125 countries are represented at U of Michigan. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

256 Took All Classes Online
743 Took At Least One Class Online
20.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 4 master’s degree programs available online at U of Michigan. In 2017-2018, 743 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at U of Michigan has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 27th most popular in Michigan for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of U of Michigan

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor was 20.6%. This is the #879 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at U of Michigan regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of U of Michigan majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Manufacturing Engineering 38%
Other Health Professions 35%
Systems Engineering 6%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at U of Michigan ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at U of Michigan.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Manufacturing Engineering #3
Other Engineering #5
Systems Engineering #7
Other Health Professions #10
Dental Support Services #11
Public Health #24
Engineering #28
Nursing #163
Health Professions #274

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Majors

In 2017-2018, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor awarded 15,630 undergraduate degrees and 12,570 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 0 97 0
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 0 0 23 2
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 111 77 16
Allied Health Professions 0 10 0 0
Anthropology 0 64 5 11
Applied Mathematics 0 0 7 4
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 0 192 0
Area Studies 0 50 24 7
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 9 7 3
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 9 10 7
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 214 36 24
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 4 0 0
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 63 19
Biomedical Engineering 0 88 83 16
Business Administration & Management 0 612 817 17
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 69 0 16
Chemical Engineering 0 133 35 24
Chemistry 0 28 75 43
Child Development & Psychology 0 641 41 30
Civil Engineering 0 42 41 7
Classical & Ancient Studies 0 8 3 3
Classical Languages & Literature 0 6 5 3
Cognitive Science 0 66 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 236 0 5
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 0 63 0
Computer Engineering 0 98 95 32
Computer Information Systems 0 709 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 90 2 0
Construction Engineering 0 0 15 0
Dance 0 13 3 0
Dental Support Services 0 37 3 0
Dentistry 0 0 0 123
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 2 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 54 0 0
East Asian Languages 0 0 1 1
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 47 94 22
Economics 0 476 63 18
Educational Administration 0 0 48 5
Electrical Engineering 0 92 288 49
Engineering Physics 0 14 0 0
English Literature (Other) 0 0 0 2
Environmental Engineering 0 23 19 8
Ethnic Studies 0 54 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 74 0 1
Fine & Studio Arts 0 150 5 2
General Architecture 0 62 0 7
General Biology 0 99 0 0
General Education 0 0 118 10
General English Literature 0 136 14 11
General Social Sciences 0 6 0 0
Genetics 0 0 13 3
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 30 2 11
Germanic Languages 0 38 2 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 89 0
Health & Physical Education 0 240 46 3
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 2 0
History 0 101 3 22
Human Resource Management 0 51 0 0
Industrial Engineering 0 161 99 11
Information Science 0 135 202 4
International Studies 0 195 0 0
Law 0 0 0 307
Legal Research 0 0 34 2
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 43 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 31 4 4
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 29 0
Manufacturing Engineering 0 0 23 1
Marine Engineering 0 15 31 6
Materials Engineering 0 30 28 10
Mathematics 0 158 20 17
Mechanical Engineering 0 309 142 55
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 29 0
Medicine 0 0 0 164
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 55 5 13
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 12 2 4
Music 0 89 107 27
Natural Resource Management 0 0 0 2
Natural Resources Conservation 0 118 121 1
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 191 7 8
Nuclear Engineering 0 20 23 18
Nursing 0 151 50 36
Nutrition Science 0 0 49 4
Other Engineering 0 0 34 2
Other Health Professions 0 0 50 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 40 0 10
Other Psychology 0 0 0 1
Other Public Administration 0 0 0 6
Other Visual Art 0 14 1 0
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 10 5
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 21 6 107
Philosophy 0 42 2 7
Physics 0 65 19 36
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 30 15
Political Science & Government 0 283 6 11
Public Administration 0 0 11 0
Public Health 0 84 85 11
Public Policy 0 73 94 5
Religious Studies 0 5 1 0
Robotics Engineering 0 0 35 0
Romance Languages 0 143 5 7
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 0 2 1 1
Social Work 0 0 343 0
Sociology 0 85 4 4
Statistics 0 64 114 14
Sustainability Science 0 0 64 0
Systems Engineering 0 0 156 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 49 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 10 16 2
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 0 2
Writing Studies 0 28 29 6
Total 0 15,630 9,504 3,066

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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