U of M Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into U of M? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 13,611 out of 51,797 applicants or 26% were admitted making U of M a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores. Only 45% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 24,005 27,792 51,797
Accepted 6,917 6,694 13,611
Acceptance Rate 29% 24% 26%
Enrolled 3,094 2,977 6,092
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 45% 44% 45%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Michigan Ann Arbor and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that U of M regularly accepts students with ACTs of 29 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 27 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 31 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 33 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 85 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Michigan Ann Arbor.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1370 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1290. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1450 out of 1600. 28 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1370 1530
SAT Reading 680 750
SAT Math 690 780
ACT Composite 29 33
ACT English 30 34
ACT Math 28 34

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
33 and Above Good >37%
31 to 33 Avg + 26%-37%
29 to 31 Avg - 17%-26%
27 to 29 Reach 11%-17%
Less than 27 Low <11%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1530 and Above Good >37%
1450 to 1530 Avg + 26%-37%
1370 to 1450 Avg - 17%-26%
1290 to 1370 Reach 11%-17%
Less than 1290 Low <11%

Estimated GPA Requirements

University of Michigan Ann Arbor has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Michigan Ann Arbor and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=170976 IPEDS survey data for University of Michigan Ann Arbor.