B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    A-
University of Michigan - Dearborn is ...
Public
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

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Test Scores and GPA for University of Michigan - Dearborn

Cost

Net Price
$11,382/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,612/ year
  • $30-48k
    $10,238/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,436/ year
  • $76-110k
    $15,244/ year
  • $110k+
    $16,050/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.69 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.65 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.65 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,038Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 53 responses
Report
  • Average
    38%
  • Career Oriented
    38%
  • Excited
    25%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
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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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!
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Out of all of the universities I applied to, I'm really glad I picked this one. The diversity of students is by far my favorite about this school. Each semester I met students from Brazil, Germany, China, ect.The class sizes are around 30 students, but that's the max.The professors are great and know the subjects they teach very well.Since the university is so diverse, it lets you grow and understand how well the professors and students collaborate together to make sure the material being taught is understood by all 30 students.Because of my time here, I have also received an internship opportunity at only my 3rd semester! That's huge! Because at other universities, it's harder to find a job due to the larger amount of students. Since the University is top 10 universities of Michigan, there acceptance rate is around 56-58%, so still over half but only by a little. I think that's why so many students are able to land internship opportunities.
UM-Dearborn's most valuable quality is the close-knit atmosphere that it creates. Since it's a small university, making friends and gaining connections is fairly easy. However, the small school vibe comes with a price.
I, personally, didn't enjoy the lack of livelihood on campus each day. Some people may enjoy the quietness, but most of the time, it's just plain boring. The University Center is the only building that attracts a crowd, and that's only because it houses the only place on campus to eat: a mediocre Picasso Cafe.
My classroom experience wasn't necessarily negative, although it was consistent with other aspects of the school. Classes were boring. The truth is, enthusiastic and engaging professors are rare at UM-Dearborn.
Finally, to end with a positive note, the resources on campus are easily accessible. Resources like the Math Learning Center, the Writing Center, and plentiful computer labs throughout campus are helpful in aiding students reach their goals.