University Of Michigan, Michigan, Dearborn

    Dearborn, MichiganLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1959established year

    University of Michigan: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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    The University of Michigan -Dearborn was founded in 1959 with donations of 200 acres of the original estate of land and 6.5 million USD from the Ford Motor Company. It is a renowned public university in the US Education System that offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs available as both full-time and online courses.

    The institute operates under the umbrella of the Board of Regents to bring and foster quality education and produce graduates who will be difference makers and game-changers in the society. Located in Michigan, United States, the university is one of the favored choices among international students looking to study in the USA which is home to an average of 9,468 students and boasts of a 1:17 faculty to student ratio.

    With its four colleges and a plethora of programs to choose from, the University of Michigan opens applications for admissions for the seasonal intakes of fall, winter and summer. Observing an average acceptance rate of less than 30%, the institute is one of the highly selective institutions that enrolled only the cream of the crop

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    University of Michigan -Dearborn, is ranked:

    • 4th(tied) by U.S. News and World Report ranking of top public universities among Regional Universities Midwest in the United States in 2020
    • Amongst Princeton Review's Best Business Schools Midwest in the United States in 2020 
    • In the top 500 amongst United States universities in 2020 by Times Higher Education


    Type of University Public
    Established 1959
    Campuses 2
    Application Fee Not applicable for undergraduate applicants
    Season of Intake Fall, Winter, Summer
    Test Scores Undergraduate: IELTS– 6.0, TOEFL – 80
    Graduate: IELTS – 6.5, TOEFL – 84
    Acceptance rate Less than 30%
    Faculty to Student ratio 1:17
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    Programs, Campus and Accommodation


    The university is home to four colleges or faculties which are the Arts, Science and Letters, the Business, the Education, Health and Human Services and the Engineering and Computer Science Colleges. These colleges jointly offer a plethora of courses for international applicants which includes 74 major programs, 43 masters programs, eight doctoral and 81 minor programs. 

    There is a total of more than 80 major and pre-professional undergraduate programs and their specializations, ranging from Actuarial Mathematics, through Biochemistry, Sociology, Educational Studies, Bioengineering, Data Science and Pre-Medicine to Pre-Veterinary. The institute also provides a series of online undergraduate and graduate courses.

    The organization also provides various certificate and research programs like African and African American Studies, Geographic Information System, LGBTQ studies, Software Engineering, etc. At the graduate level, there are 53 online, face to face and Dual-Degree programs alsoa avilable for apsirajts to chosoe from.


    University of michigan dearorn international students

    The University of Michigan, Dearborn operates one main suburban campus with an estimated land size of just over 200 acres along with the subordinating Fairlane Campus containing the Fairlane Center North (FCN) and the Fairlane Center South (FCS) amongst a few other buildings. The Fairlane Campus is located at 19000 Hubbard Drive, just half a mile east of the main campus.

    The main campus serves all the structural teaching, research, administration and accommodating needs of the school. The main campus is made up of more than 29 campus buildings and structures including an off-site location, which is the Early Childhood Education Center located just three miles from the campus. From the North entrance of the main campus, some of the buildings include the Graduate Admissions Office, the Administration Building, Social Sciences Building, the Engineering Lab Building (which is still under construction), among others. 

    There are a lot of parking lots around the campus with a paying fee of 0.50 USD per hour. Shuttle services also run on the campus, stopping intermittently at designated stops.

    Housing Facilities

    Housing at the institute is available for students who wish to stay on-campus and off-campus. Residence on-campus is provided by the Union and all on-campus living conditions are independently catered for by the Union. Each loft or apartment housing option comes with a unique full set of furnished rooms, bathrooms and kitchens.

    On-Campus Residence: There are apartment and loft styles divided into five categories of palms options for on-campus residence for the 2020/2021 academic session. These floorplans include Studio, one bedroom, two bedrooms, three bedrooms, and four bedrooms apartments. The averge cost of on-campus housing is nerly 7,420 to 12,240 USD, per academic year.

    Off-Campus Residence

    The orgzanization helps students in locating some off-campus housing options close to the school. They are the Fairlane Woods apartments and the Fairlane Meadow Apartments and Townhomes.

    However, there are several rental options around Dearborn and Michigan that students can also opt for. The average rent of an apartment in Dearborn is 17,112 USD on a 12-month basis.

    University of Michigan Application Process

    Below is detailed information concerning international admission procedures for international students:

    How To Apply?

    Application Portal: Interested candidates are to carry out an online application or apply through the Common Application.

    Application Fee: Not applicable for undergraduate students, 60 USD for graduates.

    International undergraduate applicants are not charged any amount for application fees.

    Admission Requirements:

    1. Official high school academic documents and official transcripts: There are specific documents required of each country, applicants should do well to check their specific country documents requirements before the application is finalized.
    2. SAT/ACT scores or GMAT/GRE scores, as required.
    3. Statement of Purpose (in PDF or Word File) of the preferred length of 500 words.
    4. Resume or CV (2 pages limit for Masters application and 4 pages limit for doctoral or specialist application)
    5. Letter(s) of recommendation (Number of letters to be determined by the faculty)
    6. English language proficiency scores with minimum scores for various tests being as follows:
    Test Minimum Scores Accepted (undergraduate) Minimum scores for graduate
    IELTS 6.0 6.5
    TOEFL (iBT) 80 84
    TOEFL(CBT) 213 220
    TOEFL(PBT) 550 560

    Application Deadlines

    Undergraduate courses

    • Winter 2020: November 1, 2019
    • Fall 2020: April 10, 2020
    • Winter 2021: Application is accepted as long as there is still a space for it.

    Note that international students are advised not to enroll in the summer of 2020.

    Graduate Courses

    Term Deadline for applicants requiring a student visa Deadline for applicants with transcripts from outside the United States requiring no student visa
    Fall May 1 July 1
    Winter September 1 November 1
    Summer January 1 March 1

    University of Michigan Cost of Attendance

    An estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US by enrolling at the institute is compiled as follows:

    Tuition Fee

    The fee for all the courses offered at the institute vary, however, a basic tuition fee for all the programs is tabulated as follows:

    Type of Student Assessment per Hour Amount (USD)
    International Undergraduate Per Credit Hour Assessment for 1-12 1020.00
    Per Credit Hour Assessment for 13+ 190.00
    International Master Per Credit Hour Assessment 1-8 (CASL) 1315.00
    Per Credit Hour Assessment 9+ (CASL) 855.00

    Cost of living

    Other expenses to be considered while applying for the institute are as compiled below.

    Type of Expenditure Cost (in USD, per year)
    Residence, Meal and Board 8,272
    Transportation 3,218
    Books and Supplies 1,200
    Health Insurance 2,277
    Others 1,500 to 2,500
    Program Estimated Tuition and Fees (USD) Estimated Residence, Meal and Board Fees (USD) The estimate of other expenses like Transportation (USD)
    Undergraduate 24,378 8,272 3,218
    Graduate 27,880 8,272 3,218

    Financial Aids/Scholarships

    The University of Michigan -Dearborn provides several private and publicly financed financial aids to both domestic and international students. However, students must meet certain criteria attached to each scholarship before they can be qualified and considered for that particular aid. Some scholarships for international students to study in the USA offered by the institute include:

    1. International Undergraduate Scholarship: This award is for one full-time international student who has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, IELTS, MELAB and TOEFL (iBT) scores of not less than 6.5, 76 and 80 respectively. The amount is 10,000 USD for up to four years. Application is done through the school's scholarship webpage.
    2. Current Student Scholarship Program: This is for eligible non-citizens, international students or U.S citizens who are not receiving a full-tuition scholarship and has a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the undergraduate level of maintains a 3.3 and has completed a minimum of twelve credits hours as an undergraduate or six credit hours as a graduate. Application is fine through the school's scholarship webpage and the amount varies.
    3. Cecs Student Scholarship: Some international students may be considered for this scholarship which is tailored to assist students within the College of Engineering and Computer Science. The application is done online through the school office of financial aid and scholarships. Amount varies.

    Work While You Study

    International students do not qualify for the federal work-study program, thus, they do not qualify for most jobs on-campus or off-campus. However, international students can apply for non-work-study jobs at and they can also apply for internships and college co-ops where they'll earn fee waivers or cash. 

    Applications, especially internships and co-ops, are to be directed to the specific department where the student is eligible to work.


    The University boasts of a massive network of alumni, who work closely with each other to better their lives, the education of current students, and by extension, the University by giving the school a better name through their achievements and awards. There are several benefits of being an alumnus of the Dearborn wing of the university. These benefits include Alumni Enrichment Programs, Computer Assistance, Unique Access to the School's Library, to mention a few. Careers' updates and assistance are offered to alumni through the network's website and public channels.

    Notable Alumni Include: Mary Beth Kelly -Lawyer, Paul S. Kemp -Author, David Knezek -American Politician, Roma Faikh - American Actress and Susy Avery -American Politician.

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    Jul 01

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    $27,2331st YEAR

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    Sep 17

    Application Deadline

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    May 01

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    University of Michigan Overview

    Insitution type
    Student Population
    FAFSA Code
    Application Cost
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $27,233 / Year
    Student : Faculty Ratio
    2 : 1

    Admission & dates

    Application Portal :

    Early Action Deadlines

    November 1

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Regular Decision Deadlines

    January 15

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    SAT Check Detailed Score11751060129080
    Evidence-Based Reading and Writing585530640-
    ACT Check Detailed Score25222833

    University of Michigan Acceptance Rate

    64.3 %

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    Attendance Cost


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    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $27,233 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $35,910 / Year
    On Campus
    Books & Supplies
    $1,300 / Year
    Off Campus
    Off campus (not with family), Room & Board
    $8,272 / Year
    Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses
    $3,192 / Year
    Off campus (with family), Room & Board
    $3,364 / Year
    Off campus (with family), Other Expenses
    $3,192 / Year

    Schools, Faculties & Campuses


    College of Business, University of Michigan-Dearborn

    Address: 19000 Hubbard Drive Fairlane Center South Dearborn, MI 48126-2638

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
    Program wise accreditation
    Language Programs
    Commission on English Language Program Accreditation


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    College Rating

    Based on 10 Students Rating

    8.8 out of 10
    8.8/10Social Life


    8.0 /10

    The Automotive program at UM Dearborn is very well structured and industry orientated. The professors are highly qualified with a lot of on campus research opportunities. The affordable Michigan Degree makes it a very good choice for international students.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course curriculum is diverse with courses from Automotive, Mechanical, Electronics, Industrial and Material Science. The overall coursework is moderately tough. Some courses are easy and directly leads to 'A' grade while some courses are insanely tough.

    10 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    10 /10 placement
    9.0 /10

    After my 12th I was looking for colleges to pursue a Bachelor of Accounting, so my cousin suggested Michigan-Dearborn as he was an alumnus of this illustrious educational institute, and is currently working in a company in the US. My admission process was quite swift and it happened within a few weeks. I applied online paying an application fee of $60 with my test scores of SAT and IELTS, transcripts, statement of purpose, letter of reference, financial documentation.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course is focused on core areas of accounting such as cost accounting, auditing, federal income taxation, advanced corporate finance, intermediate financial accounting with a strong emphasis on effective communication skills, developing critical thinking, leadership, and ethical practices.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    7.7 /10

    While fundamentals remain the same, leadership, communication, collaboration, innovation, problem-solving, the language used in business, and the tools that help support success continue to evolve. They offer programs to help professionals stay up to date on how to respond to those changes. My GPA was 7. I had submitted a common application form.

    Course Curriculum :

    The Master of Science in Accounting provides specialized training for successful careers in corporate accounting, controllership, and public accounting. The graduate program toward their undergraduate accounting major. All other University of Michigan-Dearborn students who have been admitted to the MS in Accounting may take up to 6 graduate credits during the final semester of their undergraduate program.

    7 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    7.8 /10

    College of Business in its ongoing efforts to maintain and develop forward-looking programs of teaching, research, and service. Independent of routine operations and administrative detail, the Board is free to exercise the wisdom, talents, skills, and experience of its members in anticipating and examining new societal and business directions, community developments, and needs.

    Course Curriculum :

    The Master of Science in Finance provides specialized education for dynamic careers in corporate finance, financial institutions, and investment management. the Master of Science in Finance at the University of Michigan-Dearborn will help prepare you to succeed in the finance-related professions.

    8 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    8 /10 extracurricular
    9.0 /10

    The University of Michigan-Dearborn has been accredited by AACSB International with great infrastructure, robust course curriculum, experienced and qualified faculty. I applied online the application fee of the course is $60 with my test scores of GMAT and IELTS, resume, transcripts, letter of recommendation, a statement of 500 words, and financial statement.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course is built on core areas including data mining for business applications, system simulation, decision analysis, applied forecasting, management science applied statistical modeling with a concentration on Marketing Analytics having a capstone course of business analytics experience, and global marketing. Through this course, we get an idea of business analytics problems and its approaches, evaluate business analytics tools and techniques, this helps us in developing innovative and critical thinking, problem-solving skills.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

    Nearby This Campus

    • Bus Station
    • Book Store
    • Hospital
    • Shopping Mall
    • Train Station
    • Airport

    Bus Station

    Lone Oak & Town Center Dr NS0.08 km
    Fairlane Town Center0.19 km
    U-M Dearborn0.20 km
    Evergreen & X from Um Dearborn0.44 km
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    Henry Ford Walk-In Clinic - Fairlane0.42 km
    Henry Ford Medical Center - Fairlane0.50 km
    Henry Ford Medical Center - Ford Road1.36 km
    Henry Ford Pharmacy - Ford Road1.38 km
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    Train Station

    Dearborn Station1.27 km
    Smith's Creek Depot1.28 km
    Firestone station1.51 km
    Susquehanna Station1.82 km

    Book Store

    University of Michigan Bookstore0.22 km
    College Store0.78 km
    Madina Books & Gifts1.36 km
    Amazon Dumps1.90 km
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    Shopping Mall

    Fairlane Town Center0.87 km
    Sunglass Hut at Macy's0.98 km
    River Oaks Square Shopping Center1.84 km
    Fairlane North2.49 km
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    Blue Diamond Limousine Worldwide5.36 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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