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U of M Admission Chances


Acceptance Rate

26.3%
Admission Difficulty for University of Michigan Ann Arbor
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Applicant CompetitionHigh

Can I get into U of M? The school has a 26% acceptance rate. Last year, 13,611 out of 51,797 applicants were admitted making U of M a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores. University of Michigan Ann Arbor typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 45% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1370-1530
Applicants Submitting SAT
28%
SAT Scores for University of Michigan Ann Arbor
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 680
SAT Math 25th 690
SAT Composite 25th 1370
SAT Scores for University of Michigan Ann Arbor
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 750
SAT Math 75th 780
SAT Composite 75th 1530
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Michigan Ann Arbor?

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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Michigan Ann Arbor admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (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%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
29-33 
Applicants Submitting ACT
85%
ACT Scores for University of Michigan Ann Arbor
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 30
ACT Math 25th 28
ACT Composite 25th 29
ACT Scores for University of Michigan Ann Arbor
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 34
ACT Math 75th 34
ACT Composite 75th 33
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into U of M?

Admission data indicates that U of M regularly accepts students with ACT's 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Michigan Ann Arbor admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness 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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.82
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into University of Michigan Ann Arbor. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Michigan Ann Arbor was 3.82 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to U of M will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Michigan Ann Arbor students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 76% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Reach
3.25 to 3.50 3% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 2% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 1% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

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Admission Statistics

University of Michigan Ann Arbor admission statistics
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%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2018
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2018 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2018.

Admission Requirements

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

University of Michigan Ann Arbor Admission Requirements
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

High School Credits Accepted at University of Michigan Ann Arbor
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.