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4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491
p. 313-593-5000
w. www.umd.umich.edu/

University of Michigan-Dearborn

University of Michigan-Dearborn Rating: 4.1/5 (8 votes)

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Academics

The University of Michigan-Dearborn offers graduate and undergraduate programs in four colleges and schools: College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters; College of Engineering and Computer Science; School of Education; and School of Management.

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters (CASL) offers five graduate programs and 32 undergraduate programs, including programs in Arab-American Studies, environmental sciences, mathematics education, and many more.

The College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) features seven undergraduate and 12 graduate degree programs. Many graduate program classes are held in the evening to accommodate students’ work schedules. CECS enjoys partnerships with many automotive companies, which provides unique research and educational experiences for students and faculty alike. The Institute for Advanced Vehicle Systems is just one example of these partnerships.

The School of Education features a range of graduate and undergraduate academic programs. The curriculum combines theory and practice. An example of the practical curriculum is the on-campus University of Michigan-Dearborn Early Childhood Education Center, an approved child care and education facility that is part of many of the School of Education’s programs

The School of Management is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). School of Management classes are small and taught by faculty with professional experience in their respective fields.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

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Admissions

Prospective students can apply online. The application process involves submitted a completed form, providing high school and previous college transcripts, and an application fee.

Admission to the University of Michigan-Dearborn is based in part upon prior academic achievement and test scores.

Financial Aid

The school provides many resources for students in need of financial aid, including on-staff financial aid counselors and a detailed informational web site. The school offers direct scholarships to incoming freshmen and transfer students.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 4776th for the average student loan amount.
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Students

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is a commuter campus, with no students living on campus. It is home to a 70-acre natural area, which serves the larger metropolitan Detroit community as a center for research and education. The Henry Ford Estate, where Henry Ford and his family lived for more than 30 years, is also on the campus and is now a National Historic Landmark.

Cultural attractions near the campus include The Henry Ford museum, the Arab American National Museum, and the Islamic Center of America, which is the largest mosque in North America.

At the Mardigian Library, students can access books, journals, and specialized databases. The library is generally available during the day seven days per week.

Student organizations include Campus Video, a literary journal (the Lyceum), college newspaper (The Michigan Journal), a radio station (WUMD), and the Greek Leadership Counsel. A number of fraternities and sororities are active on campus, including professional and social organizations.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics

Athletics

The University of Michigan-Dearborn mascot is the Wolves and team colors are maize and blue. Varsity sports include men’s and women’s basketball, hockey, softball, and volleyball. The school is affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and plays in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC).

Intramural sports include basketball, volleyball, flag football and broomball. The school also has several club sports, such as bowling, cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, and rugby.

Information Summary

Ranks 14th in Michigan and 418th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

Ranks 0th in Michigan and 67th overall on StateUniversity.com‘s Safe School Index
  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest 1 0.01

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 230 0.23
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 3 0.00
Forcible Rape 22 0.02
Robbery 104 0.11
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 612 0.62
Larceny 2,705 2.76
Vehicle theft 440 0.45

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Dearborn, MI 48128-1491
Surrounding communitySmall city (inside urban area, pop. under 100,000)
Total Population10,519 (10,519 urban / N/A rural)
Households4,341 (2.42 people per house)
Median Household Income$63,155
Families2,935 (3.02 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
UndergraduateBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
GraduatePostbaccalaureate comprehensive
Undergraduate PopulationMedium full-time four-year, selective, higher transfer-in
EnrollmentHigh undergraduate
Size & SettingMedium four-year, primarily nonresidential

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringDoctoral degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District2612

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 1636th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $10,230 $10,230 $22,740
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $384 $384 $384
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $405 $405 $905
FT Graduate Tuition $10,200 $10,200 $19,288
FT Graduate Required Fees $384 $384 $384
PT Graduate per Credit Hour $595 $595 $1,115
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $11,814 $11,814 $24,324
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $23,100 $23,100 $35,610
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $15,260 $15,260 $27,770

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $9,788 $10,250 $9,788 $10,250 $21,442 $22,664
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $960 $1,100
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $7,000(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $3,071 $3,488
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $3,071 $3,488

Admission Details

Effective as of 2014-09-19
Application Fee RequiredN/A
Undergraduate Application Fee$30
Graduate Application Fee$60
First Professional Application FeeN/A
Applicants 4,908 (2,291 male / 2,617 female)
Admitted 3,084 (1,482 male / 1,602 female)
Admission rate 63%
First-time Enrollment 954 (524 male / 430 female)
FT Enrollment 908 (502 male / 406 female)
PT Enrollment 46 (22 male / 24 female)
Total Enrollment8,748

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record  /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. Completion
Recommendations
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scores
TOEFL
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NAIA
NAIA Basketball Conference Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conf
NAIA Track & Field Conference Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conf

ACT Test Admission

413th for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting ACT results 96%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 21 / 28
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 21 / 27
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 22 / 27

SAT Test Admission

1332nd for 75pctl scores
Applicants submitting SAT results 40%
Verbal scores (25/75 %ile) 0 / 0
Math scores (25/75 %ile) 498 / 660
Cumulative scores (25/75 %ile) 498 / 660

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 109 161 60 122 9 1,168 64 1,732
Accounting 1 6 3 5 59 3 78
American Indian/Native American Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology 3 1 12 16
Applied Mathematics, General 1 1
Applied Mathematics, Other 3 3
Area Studies, Other 1 1 1 5 2 10
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 1 6 8
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician 9 1 3 1 14
Behavioral Sciences
Biochemistry 1 2 12 1 16
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 5 4 14 58 2 83
Business Administration and Management, General 5 4 1 6 73 4 94
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General 1 1 7 1 11
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Computer Engineering, General 1 1 1 5 24 2 35
Computer Programming/Programmer, General 4 5 1 15 2 27
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General 5 1 4 29 1 40
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 10 4 1 35 2 52
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 2 1 1 8 2 14
Economics, General 2 2 1 17 23
Education, General 1 4 53 2 61
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 1 1 6 8
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 12 4 2 12 1 50 5 89
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology 1 1 2
Engineering/Industrial Management 3 5 1 5 17 31
English Language and Literature, General 5 2 2 33 2 46
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science 1 1 1 20 3 26
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Finance, General 36 4 2 7 47 2 100
French Language and Literature 1 4 1 6
General Studies 15 4 2 1 36 1 61
Geology/Earth Science, General 6 6
Health Services Administration 1 1
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 2 5 3 20 1 31
History, General 2 1 15 2 21
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 10 11
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Engineering 3 1 1 16 21
Information Resources Management
Information Science/Studies 1 1 1 3
Information Technology Project Management
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 2 4 2 16 1 25
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 1 2 12 15
Management Information Systems, General 1 2 1 2 31 2 39
Manufacturing Engineering 2 2 4
Marketing Research 5 5
Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 1 4 13 2 20
Mass Communication/Media Studies 1 1 3 6
Mathematics Teacher Education 1 1 13 2 17
Mathematics and Computer Science 1 6 7
Mathematics, General 1 2 9 1 14
Mechanical Engineering 12 2 1 6 38 59
Microbiology, General 1 1 2 1 6
Natural Resources/Conservation, General 1 4 5
Philosophy 1 1 1 5 8
Physics, General 1 1 4 7
Political Science and Government, General 7 1 2 29 1 43
Psychology, General 2 21 3 10 1 93 5 139
Public Administration 11 3 20 1 36
Public Policy Analysis, General 2 2 4
Reading Teacher Education 1 1
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 1 1 19 21
Secondary Education and Teaching 1 2 1 8 12
Social Sciences, General 4 3 1 13 21
Social Studies Teacher Education 1 14 15
Sociology 2 1 8 12
Spanish Language and Literature 1 5 6
Special Education and Teaching, General 3 1 1 35 1 42
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 14 4 3 48 2 76
Systems Engineering 2 1 1 7 12
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education 1 2
Urban Studies/Affairs 2 1 3
Women's Studies 1 1

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 465th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $87,091 ($93,264 male / $73,487 female)
Number of FT Faculty 325 (196 male / 129 female)
Number of PT Faculty 570
FT Faculty Ratio 0.6 : 1
Total Benefits $10,676,000

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