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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    A-
UM Dearborn is an above-average public university located in Dearborn, Michigan in the Detroit Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,137 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the UM Dearborn acceptance rate is 64%. Popular majors include Psychology, Communications, and Mechanical Engineering. Graduating 54% of students, UM Dearborn alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,200.
About University of Michigan - Dearborn...
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference
Address
4901 Evergreen
Dearborn, MI 48128

University of Michigan - Dearborn Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
64%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1100-1300
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$9,692/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,814/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,724/ year
  • $49-75k
    $11,447/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,577/ year
  • $110k+
    $14,750/ year
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Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.69 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.71 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.71 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,137Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 58 responses
Report
  • Average
    36%
  • Career Oriented
    34%
  • Excited
    22%
  • Active
    2%
  • Ambitious
    2%
  • Diverse
    2%
  • Motivated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.56 responses
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University of Michigan - Dearborn Reviews

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This place is great! At first, I was worried about going here instead of Ann Arbor when I was accepted to both campuses, but after a year, I can say that the University of Michigan - Dearborn has exceeded my expectations by far. The best things about the college are the professors and the social atmosphere, which is surprisingly good for a commuter school.
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It's got the academic quality of Ann Arbor without having to be bled dry money-wise but because it's designed as a commuter campus, it takes real effort to be involved in student life like clubs or extracurriculars. The bureaucracy can be a headache and good luck with getting your paperwork filed where it needs to be at the right time, because they do this fun thing where they offer you the minimal amount of information on what needs to be filed with who and by what deadline. Their Disability Office is quite nice, very to the point and clear on things like paperwork and such!
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is a very diverse campus that welcomes everyone with open arms. It is a smaller campus, which allows me to have plenty of time to get to classes on time; especially if they are at opposite ends of the campus. The only headache on campus is the construction that has made parking highly inconvenient. Students were not aware of the construction until about a week before classes started, which took us all by surprise. Also, the project will not be completed until the summer of 2021. Other than that, they started and completed the project with us in mind, which illuminates that they would do anything for their students to better their learning environment.