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University of Michigan - Dearborn Overview

Located in Dearborn, Michigan, University of Michigan - Dearborn is a public institution. Dearborn is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is University of Michigan - Dearborn Known For?

1,536 Undergraduate Awards
64% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UM Dearborn.
  • In 2017-2018, 66% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from UM Dearborn with a bachelor's degree make about $48,600 a year. That's 19% more than those who graduate from other schools.

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University of Michigan - Dearborn Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UM Dearborn.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Mechanical Engineering Technology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Computer Programming Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Computer Programming Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Computer Programming Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Management Information Systems Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Most Popular Mechanical Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#101 Most Popular Philosophy Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#197 Most Popular General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UM Dearborn has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Highest Paid Computer Programming Graduates College Factual
#5 Highest Paid Mechanical Engineering Graduates College Factual
#5 Highest Paid Electrical Engineering Graduates College Factual
#9 Highest Paid Engineering Graduates College Factual
#16 Best Management Information Systems Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#137 Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates College Factual

Where Is University of Michigan - Dearborn?

Location of University of Michigan - Dearborn

Contact details for UM Dearborn are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, MI 48128-1491
Phone: 313-593-5000
Website: https://umdearborn.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UMDearborn
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UM_Dearborn

How Do I Get Into UM Dearborn?

You can apply to UM Dearborn online at: https://umdearborn.edu/apply/

Admission Requirements for UM Dearborn

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UM Dearborn?

64% Acceptance Rate
50% Of Accepted Are Women
80% Submit SAT Scores
UM Dearborn has an acceptance rate of 64%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 50% of accepted students are men and 50% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 68%, and the acceptance rate for women is 61%.

Average Test Scores

About 80% of students accepted to UM Dearborn submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 640. Math scores were between 530 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Michigan - Dearborn  ( 530 to 640 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Michigan - Dearborn  ( 530 to 650 )
200
800
UM Dearborn received ACT scores from 33% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 22 and 29. Math scores were between 22 and 28. Composite scores were between 22 and 28.

ACT English Scores for University of Michigan - Dearborn  ( 22 to 29 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for University of Michigan - Dearborn  ( 22 to 28 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Michigan - Dearborn  ( 22 to 28 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Michigan - Dearborn?

87% Take Out Loans
5.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UM Dearborn, approximately 87% of students took out student loans averaging $5,373 a year. That adds up to $21,492 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UM Dearborn is 5.9%. 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 - Dearborn Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,051 Full-Time Undergraduates
45% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,910 undergraduate students at UM Dearborn, with 5,051 being full-time and 1,859 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UM Dearborn

There are also 2,281 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,051 full-time undergraduates at UM Dearborn, 55% are male and 45% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UM Dearborn

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UM Dearborn Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 480
Black or African American 373
Hispanic or Latino 309
White 3,445
International Students 151
Other Races/Ethnicities 293

Geographic Diversity

Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at University of Michigan - Dearborn. At this time, 6 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 46 countries are represented at UM Dearborn. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Oman.

Online Learning at University of Michigan - Dearborn

992 Took All Classes Online
2,896 Took At Least One Class Online
11.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,896 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UM Dearborn has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 16th 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 UM Dearborn

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Michigan - Dearborn was 11.6%. This is the #1,231 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UM Dearborn regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 23%
Business, Management & Marketing 2%
Computer & Information Sciences 1%
Computer Engineering 5%
Computer Programming 15%
Electrical Engineering 1%
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 45%
Engineering 0%
Engineering Technologies 4%
Engineering-Related Fields 15%
Finance & Financial Management 15%
Industrial Engineering 11%
Information Science 14%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UM Dearborn 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 UM Dearborn.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Electromechanical Engineering Technology #4
Manufacturing Engineering #5
Industrial Engineering #15
Systems Engineering #16
Computer Engineering #16
Mechanical Engineering #18
Information Science #23
Computer Programming #24
Electrical Engineering #25
Finance & Financial Management #27
Engineering-Related Fields #27
Communication & Media Studies #48
Engineering #57
Engineering Technologies #61
General Education #68
Communication & Journalism #74
Computer Information Systems #75
Teacher Education Subject Specific #95
Computer & Information Sciences #167
Education #328
Business, Management & Marketing #490

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 - Dearborn Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Mechanical Engineering 0 124 0 86 0 210
Business Administration & Management 0 98 0 68 0 166
Electrical Engineering 0 82 0 68 1 151
General Psychology 0 112 0 11 0 123
General Biology 0 109 0 0 0 109
Management Information Systems 0 42 0 53 0 95
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 1 88 1 90
Finance & Financial Management 0 69 0 13 0 82
Computer Information Systems 0 52 0 27 1 80
Accounting 0 65 0 14 0 79
Industrial Engineering 0 18 0 61 0 79
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 66 0 7 0 73
Marketing 0 66 0 0 0 66
Communication & Media Studies 5 56 0 0 0 61
Computer Programming 0 31 0 16 0 47
Engineering-Related Fields 0 0 0 41 0 41
Computer Engineering 0 30 0 11 0 41
General Education 0 11 0 24 1 36
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 27 0 8 0 35
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 35 0 0 0 35
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 21 0 11 0 32
Political Science & Government 0 32 0 0 0 32
Biomedical Engineering 0 28 0 2 0 30
General English Literature 0 30 0 0 0 30
Human Resource Management 0 25 0 0 0 25
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 11 2 12 0 25
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 24 0 0 0 24
Information Science 0 0 0 21 0 21
Ethnic Studies 8 12 0 0 0 20
Philosophy 0 19 0 0 0 19
General Social Sciences 0 19 0 0 0 19
Systems Engineering 0 0 1 17 0 18
Economics 0 18 0 0 0 18
Special Education 0 8 0 6 0 14
Romance Languages 0 14 0 0 0 14
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 14 0 0 0 14
Area Studies 2 11 0 0 0 13
Natural Resources Conservation 0 11 0 2 0 13
Sociology 0 13 0 0 0 13
Public Administration 0 0 0 13 0 13
History 0 12 0 0 0 12
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 11 0 11
Applied Mathematics 4 3 0 4 0 11
Geography & Cartography 10 0 0 0 0 10
Educational Administration 0 0 0 9 0 9
Mathematics 0 9 0 0 0 9
Statistics 0 9 0 0 0 9
Information Technology 5 3 0 0 0 8
Entrepreneurial Studies 5 2 0 0 0 7
Manufacturing Engineering 0 2 0 4 0 6
Human Development & Family Studies 2 4 0 0 0 6
Public Health 0 6 0 0 0 6
Computational Science 0 2 0 3 0 5
Anthropology 0 5 0 0 0 5
Public Relations & Advertising 4 0 0 0 0 4
Chemistry 0 4 0 0 0 4
Fine & Studio Arts 0 4 0 0 0 4
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 3 0 0 0 3
Robotics Engineering 0 3 0 0 0 3
Writing Studies 3 0 0 0 0 3
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 3 0 0 0 3
Physics 0 3 0 0 0 3
Instructional Media Design 0 2 0 0 0 2
Mental & Social Health Services 1 1 0 0 0 2
Urban Studies 0 2 0 0 0 2
Educational Assessment 0 0 0 1 0 1
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 1 1
Health/Medical Prep Programs 1 0 0 0 0 1
Mathematics & Computer Science 0 1 0 0 0 1
Public Policy 0 0 0 1 0 1
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 0 0 0
Behavioral Science 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 0 0 0
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 50 1,486 4 713 5 2,258

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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