Fall 2019 admissions of the University of Michigan saw more than 65,000 applications. The rate of acceptance of this university is 26.5%, which implies that out of every 100 applications only 27 are accepted.
As per the US News and World Report 2019, the University of Michigan ranks in the top five public universities in the US. It has 19 schools and colleges offering over 275-degree programs
The applications are evaluated based on the previous academic records, grade point average, the quality and quantity of high school credentials, English language test scores, strength of curriculum and ACT/SAT score. Thus, it is imperative for the students to have a profound educational background for enhancing their chance of acceptance.
Students passing high school in December or at any other time than May/June need to provide an elaborate explanation about what they will be doing until they join the University of Michigan and a list of other Universities they have applied for.
|Application Portal||UG: Common/Coalition application|
PG: Varies with every school
|Application Fee||90 USD|
|Mode of Payment||Credit Card|
|Average GPA (Class of 2019)||3.9|
|SAT Score Range||1380 – 1540|
|ACT Score Range||32– 35|
|International Application Deadlines||UG: October 1 – February 1|
PG: Varies with every course
|Intake Seasons||Fall, Early Action, Winter, Spring, Summer|
|Student to Faculty ratio||15: 1|
|Interview Requirements||Depends on course requirements|
|Work Experience||Highly recommended for MBA aspirants (full time)|
|International Admissions Helpdesk||International Center|
Students applying for undergraduate and graduate programs need to consider the following deadlines:
|Type of Program||Deadline|
|Undergraduate (Fall)||February 1|
|Undergraduate (Early Action)||November 1|
|Undergraduate (Winter)||October 1|
|Undergraduate (Spring)||February 1|
|Graduate||January 5, may vary from course to course|
All international applicants need to provide the following documents for their admission process:
Non-native English speakers need to demonstrate English language proficiency through the following tests:
|TOEFL (Paper-based)||600 with a minimum score of 57 in each section|
|TOEFL (Internet-based)||100 with a minimum score of 23 in listening & reading and 21 in speaking & writing|
|IELTS||7.0 with a minimum score of 6.5 in each section|
All students who intend to study at the University of Michigan need to obtain a visa. Enrolling students must first complete and submit the Financial Resources Statement in order to recieve the Form I-20/ DS-2019. After submittig the SEVIS fee and clearing the Visainterview, international applicants will be issued their respective F-1 or J-1 visa.
Students from all over the world come to study at the University of Michigan, making it a highly diverse and accepting global community. More than 275 undergraduate degree programs are offered here, taught by highly qualified faculties.
How to Apply: The students may apply either through the Common Application or Coalition Application.
Application Fee: 75 USD
Academic Requirements: International students applying for undergraduate programs need to submit the following documents:
It is recommended that the students take their SAT/ACT tests before October for making a successful application for Early Action. Following are the required test scores of the latest class of 2019:
|Average ACT Score||32- 35|
|Average SAT Score||1380 – 1540|
|Middle 50% rane||(Math: 700-790; Reading & Writing: 680- 750)|
Note: Students are encouraged not to send any additional document other than the ones mentioned above as this may delay the decision.
The University of Michigan offers a total of a range of graduate programs across 19 schools and colleges. International applicants need to provide official transcripts from an accredited university along with supporting documents as specified in their program requirements.
Some of the most popular programs offered by the University of Michigan are tabulated below, along with their course-specific requirements and deadlines:
|Programs||Deadlines||Additional Requirements||Test Scores Required||Application Portal & Fee|
|MBA||Round 1: Sept 30|
Round 2: Jan 6
Round 3: March 30
|Transcripts, updated resume, 3 essays, career goal essay, 1 LOR||GRE/GMAT; TOEFL/IELTS||Michigan Ross; 200 USD|
|Aerospace Engineering||Fall: Jan 15;|
Winter: October 1
|Transcripts, SOP, Resume, personal statement, CV, 3 LORs||GRE: Minimum 320;|
|Rackham Graduate School; 90 USD|
|Economics||Fall: Jan 15||SOP, personal statement, 3 LORs by the UG teacher, resume/CV.||GRE; TOEFL/IELTS||Rackham Graduate School; 90 USD|
|Law||Jan 31||Transcripts, 1 essay, Resume, personal statement, CV, 2 LORs, SOP, Personal statement, 3 LORs, CV||TOEFL/IELTS||LSAC; 75 USD|
|Biomedical Engineering||Fall: June 1|
Winter: Oct 1
Spring: March 1
|Transcripts, SOP, Resume, personal statement, CV, 3 LORs||GRE not required; TOEFL/IELTS||Rackham Graduate School; 70 USD|
Applicants must check with their respective departments to confirm the departmental deadlines and requirements. International applicants must apply as early as possible to make their immigation-related process smooth.
University of Michigan has a very limited amount of financial aid available for international students, it is recommended for international applicants in need of funding to seek financial help from other types of financial help and scholarship options in America.
The University of Michigan accepts transfer students only for Michigan Engineering.
How to Apply: The prospective students can apply through the ‘Common Application App’.
When to Apply:
Academic Requirements: The students need to complete the required courses at their present school with at least 3.0 GPA for seeking admission.It is optional to submit the results of ACT/SAT Test, however, it is mandatory for international students to demonstrate English proficiency by submitting TOEFL/MELAB/IELTS scores.
Supporting Documents: U-M Transfer supplement, official college transcript from all the schools attended till now, final high school transcript/GED, APP/IB test scores (if applicable), resume