University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Also known as U of Michigan

503 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI

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Originally established in Detroit in 1817, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is Michigan state's oldest public university. It serves as the main campus for the University of Michigan, with regional campuses located in Dearborn and Flint. There are over 9,000 faculty members in 200 departments across all campuses.

U of M in Ann Arbor spans over 600 acres in combined area and has four main sections known as the North campus, South campus, Medical campus, and Central campus. All four areas house thirteen undergraduate and eighteen graduate schools and colleges in total.

The University of Michigan is also recognized as one of the top public universities worldwide and holds one of the highest budgets among research universities in the country. Its Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) alone has over 1,000 students and over 600 faculty members involved.

In direct collaboration with the U of M Medical School is the University of Michigan Health System consisting of three hospitals, 120 outpatient clinics, and several centers for medical research and learning. Its C.S. Mott Children's Hospital is known to be one of the best children's hospitals in the country.

Famous for its success in football and ice hockey, the U of M is represented by the Michigan Wolverines in intercollegiate athletic events. Sports activities are overseen by the Department of Recreational Sports. Other student organizations in the university include the Pops Orchestra, Men's Glee Club, and the Musical Society which is made up of the Choral Union and the University Orchestra.

Student housing within university grounds is the sixth largest in the country, providing room for over 12,000 students. The university is also home to a golf course, a number of museums, galleries, planetariums, the Nichols Arboretum, and the Matthaei Botanical Gardens.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the students U of Michigan accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of Michigan – Ann Arbor is about 44,000, with undergraduate students making up about 65% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $15,800. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $75 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State Tuition: $14,000-$17,000
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $45,000-$53,610
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $570-$680 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $1,800-$2,200 per unit
  • Room and board is estimated to cost around $13,000

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid61%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships48%$15,211
Receiving Student Loans29%$6,753

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor may provide services to students like:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor has a high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years76%
Graduating in 5 Years12%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program (more info)
  • Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
  • Dance Program (more info)
  • Dental Hygienist Program (more info)
  • Dental Public Health Program
  • Dietetics Program
  • Endodontics Program
  • Graduate Teacher Education Program
  • Health Services Administration Program
  • Law Program (more info)
  • Medical (M.D.) Program (more info)
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Nurse Midwifery Education Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics Program
  • Pediatric Dentistry Program
  • Periodontics Program
  • Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) Program (more info)
  • Prosthodontics Program
  • Master's in Public Health (M.P.H.) Program (more info)

Intercollegiate Athletics

U of Michigan is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-A classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Big Ten Conference)
  • Basketball (Big Ten Conference)
  • Track and Field (Big Ten Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Big Ten Conference)
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice Hockey
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Wrestling

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)


Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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