University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn)

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University of Michigan-Dearborn can be found in Dearborn, MI, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 9,500 students are enrolled at UM-Dearborn.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores between 968 (25th percentile) to 1260 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 22 (25th percentile) to 27 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants accepted to this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UM-Dearborn average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.45 for accepted students. An estimated 60 percent of all applicant were accepted at University of Michigan-Dearborn, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 31 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UM-Dearborn Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Michigan-Dearborn was reported as 62.8% in Fall 2013 with over 4,910 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UM-Dearborn ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • UM-Dearborn Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Michigan-Dearborn?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Michigan-Dearborn, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Michigan-Dearborn has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 67.2%
  • 2010-2011: 60.4%
  • 2011-2012: 59.1%
  • 2012-2013: 62.4%
  • 2013-2014: 62.8%
  • Projected UM-Dearborn Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 62.1%

How Does UM-Dearborn Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Michigan-Dearborn is thirteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Marygrove College93.8%
University of Detroit Mercy61.5%
College for Creative Studies48.6%
Madonna University61.3%
Lawrence Technological University43.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UM-Dearborn (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 28
Math21 - 27
Composite Score22 - 27
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