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Dearborn, Michigan

UM-Dearborn Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of Michigan Dearborn

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
64.3%
Admission Difficulty for University of Michigan Dearborn
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into UM-Dearborn and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,684 out of 5,731 applicants were admitted making UM-Dearborn a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. University of Michigan Dearborn typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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UM-Dearborn SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1130-1350
Applicants Submitting SAT
80%
SAT Scores for University of Michigan Dearborn
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for University of Michigan Dearborn
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 670
SAT Composite 75th 1350
Average SAT Score 1240

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

University of Michigan Dearborn typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 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 Dearborn admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1350 and Above Good >75%
1240 to 1350 Avg + 64%-75%
1130 to 1240 Avg - 51%-64%
1020 to 1130 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 1020 Low <38%
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UM-Dearborn ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
33%
ACT Scores for University of Michigan Dearborn
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for University of Michigan Dearborn
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UM-Dearborn?

Admission data indicates that UM-Dearborn regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 33 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Michigan Dearborn.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Michigan Dearborn admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >75%
25 to 28 Avg + 64%-75%
22 to 25 Avg - 51%-64%
19 to 22 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 19 Low <38%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.54
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Michigan Dearborn. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Michigan Dearborn was 3.54 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UM-Dearborn accepts 64% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Michigan Dearborn students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 33% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 15% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

60% of University of Michigan Dearborn freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Michigan Dearborn students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 26%
Top 25% of class 60%
Top 50% of class 92%
Bottom 50% of class 8%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

University of Michigan Dearborn admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,999 2,732 5,731
Accepted 1,828 1,856 3,684
Acceptance Rate 61% 68% 64%
Enrolled 460 646 1,106
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 35% 30%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
197

Applicants have 197 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on May 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UM-Dearborn before the May 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
Mar 14 Mar 27
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Michigan Dearborn
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=171137 IPEDS survey data for University of Michigan Dearborn.