University of Michigan: Admission Statistics 2024

When embarking on the college search process, it’s essential to gather accurate and reliable information about prospective universities. One valuable resource for this purpose is the Common Data Set (CDS) but navigating through a college’s Common Data Set can be a time-consuming task. In this blog post, we have compiled the essential information from University of Michigan–Ann Arbor’s latest admission statistics to allow you to grasp quickly and save time. 

Understanding the Common Data Set (CDS)

The Common Data Set is a standardized questionnaire that collects essential information about colleges and universities. It covers a wide range of areas, including admission statistics, enrollment figures, student demographics, financial aid, academic programs, and more. The CDS is collaboratively maintained by higher education institutions and is designed to provide accurate and comparable data for prospective students, parents, and researchers. It simplifies the college search process by providing standardized information in a consistent format, allowing for easier comparison and informed decision-making. 

UMichigan Common Data Set 

Quick facts:

  • Location:  500 S. State Street, Ann Arbor
  • State: Michigan
  • Institution: Public
  • Undergraduate Institution: Coeducational
  • Academic year calendar: Trimester
  • Retention Rate: 98%
  • Total Undergraduate Students Enrolled: 33,730
  • SAT and ACT Policies: Optional 
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 15:1

Factors in Admission Decisions


Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Application Essay
Standardized test scores


Character/personal qualities
First Generation
Extracurricular Activities
Geographical Residence
State Residency
Volunteer work
Work experience
Level of applicant’s interest

GPA Breakdown

37.8% of enrolled students have a GPA of 4.0 

54.5% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.75 and 3.99

6.5% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.50 and 3.74

0.7% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.25 and 3.49

0.4% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.00 and 3.24 

0.1% of enrolled students have a GPA between 2.50 and 2.99 

Admission Facts

  • Application Closing Date: February 1
  • Deferred Admission: Yes (1 year maximum)
  • EA/ED: Yes (Early Action)
  • EA/ED Deadline: November 1
  • EA Plan: Not restrictive

Student Life Information

Student Diversity

Total Undergraduates (Both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking, including first-year)

  • 2,801 International (nonresidents) students
  • 3,367 Hispanic/Latino students
  • 1,526 Black or African American, non-Hispanic students
  • 16,404 White, non-Hispanic students
  • 47 American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic students
  • 6,255 Asian, non-Hispanic students
  • 29 Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic students 
  • 1,792 students with two or more races, non-Hispanic
  • 1,509 students with race and/or ethnicity unknown


$75 Application Fee

$16,896 In-state Tuition Fee

$57,740 Out-of-state/International Tuition Fee

$332 Required Fees (All students)

$1,000 Required Fees (International students)

$14,460 Food and Housing (On campus)

Financial Aid

Total of Need-based Scholarship/Grants Awarded: $277,224,801

Total of Non-need-based Scholarship/Grants Awarded:  $114,736,593

The data presented here was collected from the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor Common Data Set 2023-2024.

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