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University of Michigan-Ann Arbor – Tuition & Success Analysis

Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor – Snapshot


Four-Year Public University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 28,761

Average annual cost of attendance: $14,897

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $19,153

Campus Setting: Midsize City

Religious Affiliation: None

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University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $2,660

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $5,878

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $10,106

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $16,677

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $24,129


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 91%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 97%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $63,400

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 80%

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Admissions

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Acceptance Rate: 29%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 670 to 770

SAT Critical Reading: 640 to 730

SAT Writing: 640 to 730

ACT English: 29 to 34

ACT Math: 27 to 33

ACT Writing: 8 to 9

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to University of Michigan-Ann Arbor actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 15%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 30%

Typical student debt: $19,153

Typical monthly loan payment: $204

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Majors at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor


These are the most popular areas of study offered at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor:

  • Architecture and Related Services – 1%
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies – 1%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 9%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 7%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 3%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 6%
  • Education – 1%
  • Engineering – 17%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 3%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 3%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 2%
  • History – 2%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 1%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 3%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 3%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 1%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 3%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 2%
  • Psychology – 10%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions – 1%
  • Social Sciences – 12%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 6%

For more information about the various majors at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, visit their website.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Diversity


Overall Composition at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend University of Michigan-Ann Arbor full time:  97%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend University of Michigan-Ann Arbor part time:  3%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor:  2%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 14%

Black: 4%

Hispanic: 5%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Two or more races: 4%

Unknown: 5%

White: 61%

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 3.3

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 4.3

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 25.9

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.

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