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University of Michigan Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Scholarships & More


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University of Michigan Tower

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University of Michigan Football Stadium

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University of Michigan Campus

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University of Michigan Description:

Located in Ann Arbor Michigan, the University of Michigan consistently ranks as one of the top public universities in the country. The university has a highly talented undergraduate student body -- about 25% of admitted students had a 4.0 high school GPA. The school also boasts of impressive athletic programs as a member of the Big Ten Conference. With over 41,000 students and 200 undergraduate majors, the University of Michigan has strengths in a wide range of academic areas. Its strong liberal arts and sciences programs earned it a chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Be sure to compare the Big Ten.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2013):

  • Total Enrollment: 43,710 (28,283 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 51% Male / 49% Female
  • 97% Full-time

Scholarships for Michigan (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $13,142 (in-state); $40,392 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,048 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,996
  • Other Expenses: $2,054
  • Total Cost: $26,240 (in-state); $53,490 (out-of-state)

Michigan Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 63%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 47%
    • Loans: 36%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $13,575
    • Loans: $7,059

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business Administration, Economics, English, History, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 97%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 76%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 90%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Michigan Statement from http://www.umich.edu/pres/mission.php

"The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future."

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