University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Overview
Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is a public institution. Ann Arbor is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Known For?
- The 1% student loan default rate at U-M 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.
- The highest award offered at U-M is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 82% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from U-M 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-M 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-M is ranked #81 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. U-M also holds the #3 spot on the Best Colleges in Michigan ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
U-M has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at U-M.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards U-M has earned from around the web.
|#11||Best Business Schools||Business Degree Central|
|#11||Best Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service||College Factual|
|#17||Best Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||College Factual|
|#18||Best Colleges for English Language & Literature||College Factual|
|#19||Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences||College Factual|
|#27||Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences||College Factual|
Where Is University of Michigan - Ann Arbor?
Contact details for U-M are given below.
|Address:||503 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109|
How Do I Get Into U-M?
You can apply to U-M online at: https://admissions.umich.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for U-M
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into U-M?
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-M 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.
Can I Afford University of Michigan - Ann Arbor?
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-M, 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-M 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
There are also 16,824 graduate students at the school.
Of the 30,204 full-time undergraduates at U-M, 50% are male and 50% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Michigan - Ann Arbor students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,210|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,095|
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-M. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.
Online Learning at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
The following chart shows how the online learning population at U-M has changed over the last few years.
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-M
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-M regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of U-M majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Other Health Professions||35%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at U-M 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-M.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Health Professions||#10|
|Dental Support Services||#11|
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 Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Dwight Burdette under License
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