University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,433
3.01% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$16,408
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
1.15%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
26.5%
59,886 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
46,002
94.6% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
91.6%
5,684 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 Computer & Information Sciences (511 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (490 degrees), and Experimental Psychology (450 degrees).

In 2017, 14,075 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. 49.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (7,651 degrees), 5.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1485 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is $15,433, which is $-11,067 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is $15,433, which is $-11,067 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,408.

In 2017, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 29% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,433
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was $15,433. The cost of tuition at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is $-11,067 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$16,408
2017 Value
1.87%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,408. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Michigan-Ann Arbor grew by 1.87%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,872
Room and Board
$1,048
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was of $10,872 in 2017. 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 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
29%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

52% of undergraduate students at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.96% with respect to 2016, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.15%
2016 Default Rate
66
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was 1.15%, which represents 66 out of the 5723 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 59,886 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 7.89% annual growth. Out of those 59,886 applicants, 15,871 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 26.5% acceptance rate.

There were 46,002 students enrolled at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2017, and 53% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has an overall enrollment yield of 43.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

26.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
15,871
Accepted Out of 59,886

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was 26.5% (15,871 admissions from 59,886 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 28.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 7.89%, while admissions stayed by 0%.

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SAT Scores

53%
Submission Percentage
3,534
Scores Submitted

53% of enrolled first-time students at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has a total enrollment of 46,002 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is 43,517 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,485. This means that 94.6% 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 54.6% White, 12% Asian, 5.65% Hispanic or Latino, 4.2% Black or African American, 3.47% Two or More Races, 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0522% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30.6%), followed by White Male (29.5%) and Asian Male (7.23%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (22.9%), followed by White Male (21.5%) and Asian Female (4.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46,002 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is 43,517 and the part-time enrollment is 2,485. This means that 94.6% of students enrolled at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%
2017 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
    25,107
  2. Asian
    5,515
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,597

The enrolled student population at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is 54.6% White, 12% Asian, 5.65% Hispanic or Latino, 4.2% Black or African American, 3.47% Two or More Races, 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0522% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 2,098 students (4.56%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 97 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 (7,651 degrees awarded). There were 5.15 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1485 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is General Computer & Information Sciences (511 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (490 degrees) and Experimental Psychology (450 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 (318 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (189 degrees), and Engineering (2,513 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 Software developers (388,319 people), Other managers (359,849 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (304,232 people), Civil engineers (231,722 people), and Mechanical engineers (173,114 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are Architecture and Related Services (318 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (189 degrees), Engineering (2,513 degrees), Language & Linguistics (352 degrees), and Math & Statistics (432 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Surgeons, Sales managers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are Architecture and Related Services (318 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (189 degrees), Engineering (2,513 degrees), Language & Linguistics (352 degrees), and Math & Statistics (432 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 (520,896 people), Computer Systems Design (452,827 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (285,760 people), Construction (283,290 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (249,024 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are Architecture and Related Services (318 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (189 degrees), Engineering (2,513 degrees), Language & Linguistics (352 degrees), and Math & Statistics (432 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. 511 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 490 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 450 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was General Computer & Information Sciences with 511 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 7,086
  2. 6,989

In 2017, 7,086 degrees were awarded to men at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, which is 1.01 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,989).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 818 degrees were awarded to men at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.02 times more than the 405 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 405 degrees were awarded to women at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.495 times less than the 818 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

75%
100% Completion Time
90%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 75% 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, 90% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 91% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 9.06% of graduates (515 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,651 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    1,485 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    852 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is white (7,651 degrees awarded). There were 5.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1485 degrees).

6.05% of degree recipients (852 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    3,944 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    3,707 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    756 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is white female (3,944 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (3,707 degrees).

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Operations

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has an endowment valued at nearly $10.8B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.4B (13%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor had a total salary expenditure of $7.72B. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor employs 1,166 Professors, 891 No academic ranks, and 634 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are Male Professors (832), Male No academic ranks(601), and Male Associate professors (344).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 2180 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 1891 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 1597 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.8B
2017 Endowment
12.3%
growth from 2016

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has an endowment valued at about $10.8B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Michigan-Ann Arbor grew 12.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.5B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $936M - Federal
  2. $10.2M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor received $936M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.2M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$3.5B
2017 Salaries
9.98%
growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor paid a median of $3.5B in salaries, which represents 45.3% of their overall expenditure ($7.72B) and a 9.98% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.24% growth from 2015 and a 4.99% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$425M
Instructional Salaries
3,766
Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor paid a total of $425M to 3,766 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
1166 Employees
Computer, Engineering, and Science
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
2180 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor were Professor with 1,166 employees; No academic rank with 891 employees; and No academic rank with 634 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 2,180 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 1,891 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 1,597 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor was Male Professor with 832 employees, Male No academic rank with 601 employees, and Male Associate professor with 344 employees.

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

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