• Rank: # 25th QS Survey
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University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Founded in 1817 as the “Catholepistemiad of Detroit,” the University of Michigan was the first public university in the Northwest Territories.Did you know that 93 percent of undergraduate classes at U-M have less than 100 students in them? That there are more than 1,000 undergraduate research opportunities on campus (and beyond)? Or that every five weeks a new company is launched based on U-M technologies? There is so much to discover. Great things are happening at Michigan every day.
  • Top 5 U.S. Public University — U.S. News & World Report
  • 97 top 10 graduate programs — U.S. News & World Report
  • 19 schools and colleges
  • 275+ degree programs
  • 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • More than 97% of students return for their sophomore year
  • #1 Public Research University in the U.S. — National Science Foundation
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program has more than 1,300 undergraduate students involved in research partnerships with more than 800 faculty members
  • More than 1,500 student organizations
  • Top 10 Best Colleges for LGBTQ Students — College Choice
  • More than 30 student entrepreneur groups
  • Students hail from all 50 states and 122 countries
  • 97% of first-year students live in residence halls
  • 13 learning communities allow students with similar interests to live and study together


# 25th

QS Survey 2023

# 23rd

QS Survey 2022

# 23rd

US News 2022

# 24th

Times Higher 2022

Admission Criteria & Eligibility

  1. You must apply via the Common Application or Coalition Application, along with a $75 application fee (Please note that both application options include specific University of Michigan questions, and there is no advantage to submitting one over the other.)
  2. All undergraduate first-year applicants are required to submit test results from either the SAT with writing or the ACT with writing.
  3. Submit the School Report.
  4. Submit one Teacher Evaluation (academic teacher).
  5. Submit a Counselor Recommendation (encouraged, but not required).
  6. Submit your high school transcript. An official English translation is required to accompany the transcript if the transcript is not issued in English by the school. (Students who have already completed high school, including university transfer applicants, should be sure to have final high school transcript submitted showing the graduation date. Also provide a detailed explanation of any educational gaps.)
  7. If you are a speaker of English as a second language, you will need to submit your MELAB, TOEFL, or IELTS scores.
  8. Please note that international students on temporary visas are not eligible for financial aid, and should expect to pay the full cost of attendance. Scholarships are generally not available.  
A certificate representing 12 years of academic education (excluding pre-school or kindergarten years) with an equivalent of first division achievement in senior secondary school is required for freshman application. (Examples: All India Senior School Certificate, Indian School Certificate, Delhi Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary Certificate).

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University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

515 East Jefferson Street 1220 Student , Activities Building Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America, MI 48109

Phone: + 1- 734- 764-6870
Phone: + 1- 734- 764-7433
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