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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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.
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.
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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.
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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.