U of M

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

500 S State St, Ann Arbor, United States
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  • Total Documents
    14,609
  • Class Notes
    7,115
  • Textbook Notes
    2,140
  • Study Guides
    5,389
  • Currently Enrolled
    7,881
  • Previously Enrolled
    4,423

Overview of University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (U of M)

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:28,983
    • Men:14,551 (50.2%)
    • Women:14,432 (49.8%)

Location

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Admission Information (U of M)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Michigan is very difficult: more than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
4
Social Studies
1
-
History
3
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Considered if submitted
February 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
Required for some
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component required
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
-
City, State, Zip
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
Phone
(734) 764-7433
Fax
(734) 936-0740
Email
-

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 24

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
Audition for School of Music, Theatre and Dance; portfolio for School of Art and Design recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
29% of 55,504 applicants were admitted
Women
31% of 26,337 applicants were admitted
Men
26% of 29,167 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
6,924 (44%) of 15,871 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,528 (43%) of 8,258 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,396 (45%) of 7,613 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.84
375 And Above
79%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
3%
3.00 - 3.24
1%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
670-770 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
62%
• Score 600 - 700
29%
• Score 500 - 600
9%
• Score 400 - 500
1%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
660-730 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
52%
• Score 600 - 700
42%
• Score 500 - 600
6%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
29-33 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
74%
• Score 24 - 29
23%
• Score 18 - 23
2%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (U of M)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $14,826|Out-of-state: $47,476
  • Room & Board: - $11,198 (76.17687074829932%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,048 (7.129251700680272%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,454 (16.693877551020407%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Michigan accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
April 30
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002325
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
$25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
4,541 (68.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
2,746 (60.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,621 (95.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,975 (75.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
92%
Average Award
$27,050
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,145 (81.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,099
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,889 (72.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,225
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,971 (75.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
939 (14.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,732

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
14,512 (52.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
10,685 (73.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10,371 (97.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
8,344 (80.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
93%
Average Award
$26,477
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,533 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,648
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 8,278 (79.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,926
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 6,836 (65.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
3,611 (13.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,568

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
41%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,712
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grants, Michigan Competitive Scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Workers in Trades, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,745

Academics & Instruction (U of M)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Trimester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Not required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


2,791

Part-Time Faculty


643

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


72%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
12,968,204

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
3940
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Michigan provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


97.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


76.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


89.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


91.0%

Programs & Majors (U of M)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (122)


  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology, Other
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biophysics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Drawing
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Science
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Environmental Studies
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Informatics
  • International/Global Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Microbiology, General
  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Musical Theatre
  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
  • Polish Language and Literature
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Printmaking
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Statistics, General
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Women's Studies
  • Woodwind Instruments

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering, Social sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Urban Design, Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Architecture, Master of Design, Master of Science, Master of Urban Planning, Master of Music, Master of Public Policy, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Science in Information, Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Services Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Comparative Law, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Engineering, Master of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study (114)


  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • American Studies
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Archives/Archival Administration
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Asian Studies
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cancer Biology/Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Clinical Research
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Dance
  • Database Systems
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Developmental Biology
  • East European and Russian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Geosciences
  • German
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Physics/Radiological Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Information Science
  • Information Studies
  • International Health
  • Jewish Studies
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marine Sciences
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Natural Resources
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Operations Research
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • Pharmacology
  • Philosophy
  • Physiology
  • Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Public Health--General
  • Public Policy
  • Religion
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Work
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Structural Engineering
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Survey Methodology
  • Sustainability Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Systems Engineering
  • Systems Science
  • Taxation
  • Toxicology
  • Urban Design
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Writing

Campus Life (U of M)

Location & Geography

Population


117,025

Nearest Metropolitan Area


3,207 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Detroit

Weather


Temperature
15.6 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
135 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
28 mile(s) from campus in Detroit
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Ann Arbor
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Ann Arbor

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing

Students of College Housing


32% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


66%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Wolverine
School Colors
Maize and blue

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Crew
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, field hockey, racquetball, squash, swimming and diving, table tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Michigan offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, hillel society, k-grams (kids'; program), m-powered entrepreneurial club, dance marathon, alternative spring break

Sororities


24% of women participate

Fraternities


17% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


27,969

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
28,983
Women
14,432
Men
14,551

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 14.6% Asian
  • 4.7% Black/African-American
  • 5.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 65.5% White
  • 5.4% Unknown

International Students


7.1% from 87 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


15,735

Student Resources (U of M)