University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,982

4.03% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,107

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.57%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

28.6%

55,504 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

44,718

94.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

91.2%

5,874 Graduates

About

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is a higher education institution located in Washtenaw County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor were General Economics (506 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (497 degrees), and General Computer & Information Sciences (481 degrees).

In 2016, 14,000 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. 48.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (7,668 degrees), 5.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1512 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is $14,982, which is $-10,874 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is $14,982, which is $-10,874 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,107.

In 2016, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 30% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,982

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was $14,982. The cost of tuition at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is $-10,874 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$16,107

2016 Value

2.22%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,107. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Michigan-Ann Arbor grew by 2.22%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,554

Room and Board

$1,048

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was of $10,554 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,048. The cost of room and board increased by 3.01% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

30%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.57%

2015 Default Rate

92

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was 1.57%, which represents 92 out of the 5862 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor received 55,504 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 7.16% annual growth. Out of those 55,504 applicants, 15,871 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 28.6% acceptance rate.

There were 44,718 students enrolled at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2016, and 27% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has an overall enrollment yield of 42.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

28.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

15,871

Accepted Out of 55,504

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was 28.6% (15,871 admissions from 55,504 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 26.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 7.16%, while admissions grew by 16.6%.

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SAT Scores

27%

Submission Percentage

1,809

Scores Submitted

27% of enrolled first-time students at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has a total enrollment of 44,718 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is 42,361 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,357. This means that 94.7% of students enrolled at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.1% White, 11.9% Asian, 5.09% Hispanic or Latino, 4.19% Black or African American, 3.35% Two or More Races, 0.179% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0425% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (31%), followed by White Male (29.8%) and Asian Male (7.24%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (22.5%), followed by White Male (22%) and Asian Female (4.65%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44,718 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is 42,361 and the part-time enrollment is 2,357. This means that 94.7% of students enrolled at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was 97%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Michigan-Ann Arbor had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    24,643

  2. Asian

    5,309

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2,277

The enrolled student population at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is 55.1% White, 11.9% Asian, 5.09% Hispanic or Latino, 4.19% Black or African American, 3.35% Two or More Races, 0.179% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0425% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2,256 students (5.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 492 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. The majority of degree recipients at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are white (7,668 degrees awarded). There were 5.07 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1512 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is General Economics (506 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (497 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (481 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (283 degrees awarded), Engineering (2,544 degrees), and Cultural & Gender Studies (192 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are Miscellaneous managers (428,501 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (386,683 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (303,795 people), Civil engineers (233,880 people), and Postsecondary teachers (159,514 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are Architecture and Related Services (283 degrees awarded), Engineering (2,544 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (192 degrees), Language & Linguistics (381 degrees), and Math & Statistics (396 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are Architecture and Related Services (283 degrees awarded), Engineering (2,544 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (192 degrees), Language & Linguistics (381 degrees), and Math & Statistics (396 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are Architectural, engineering & related services (527,360 people), Computer Systems Design (435,788 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (275,070 people), Construction (270,506 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (256,394 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are Architecture and Related Services (283 degrees awarded), Engineering (2,544 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (192 degrees), Language & Linguistics (381 degrees), and Math & Statistics (396 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Most Common

  1. 506 degrees awarded

  2. 497 degrees awarded

  3. 481 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was General Economics with 506 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 7,246

  2. 6,754

In 2016, 7,246 degrees were awarded to men at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, which is 1.07 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,754).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 903 degrees were awarded to men at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.35 times more than the 385 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 385 degrees were awarded to women at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.426 times less than the 903 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

76%

100% Completion Time

91%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 76% of students graduating from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 91% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 92% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (93.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is Female and White (93.2% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.834% of graduates (49 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    7,668 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,512 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    907 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is white (7,668 degrees awarded). There were 5.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1512 degrees).

6.48% of degree recipients (907 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    3,835 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    3,833 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    788 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is white female (3,835 degrees awarded). There were 1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (3,833 degrees).

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Operations

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has an endowment valued at nearly $9.81B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $352M (3.59%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor had a total expenditure of $6.5B. Of that $6.5B, they spent $3.05B on salaries and $6.5B on benefits.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor employs 1,151 Professors, 870 No academic ranks, and 625 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are Male Professors (831), Male No academic ranks(584), and Male Associate professors (331).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 2169 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 1754 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1612 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.81B

2015 Endowment

2.14%

growth from 2014

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has an endowment valued at about $9.81B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Michigan-Ann Arbor grew 2.14% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.54B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $836M - Federal

  2. $7.01M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor received $836M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $7.01M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$3.05B

Salary Expenditure

$6.5B

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor had a total expenditure of $6.5B. Of that $6.5B, they spent $3.05B on salaries and $6.5B on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$3.05B

2015 Salaries

4.99%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor paid a median of $3.05B in salaries, which represents 46.9% of their overall expenditure ($6.5B) and a 4.99% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.84% growth from 2013 and a 4.06% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$396M

Instructional Salaries

3,629

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor paid a total of $396M to 3,629 employees working as instructors, which represents 13% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

1151 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

2169 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor were Professor with 1,151 employees; No academic rank with 870 employees; and No academic rank with 625 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 2,169 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 1,754 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1,612 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was Male Professor with 831 employees, Male No academic rank with 584 employees, and Male Associate professor with 331 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

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