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UM-Dearborn Admission Requirements

Dearborn, Michigan

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Chances of getting into University of Michigan Dearborn

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
68%
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 acceptance rate at UM-Dearborn is 68%.  It ranks #17 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. UM-Dearborn is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 4,928 out of 7,300 applicants were admitted.

The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent (SAT 1090/1320 ACT 22/29). University of Michigan Dearborn typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.7. 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The UM-Dearborn application fee is $0 and applications are due by Aug 15.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. University of Michigan Dearborn is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

UM-Dearborn SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1090-1320
Applicants Submitting SAT
82%
SAT Scores for University of Michigan Dearborn
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1090
SAT Scores for University of Michigan Dearborn
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 670
SAT Composite 75th 1320
Average SAT Score 1210

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. UM-Dearborn ranks #6 in Michigan and #239 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Michigan Dearborn admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1320 and Above Good >78%
1205 to 1320 Avg + 68%-78%
1090 to 1205 Avg - 56%-68%
975 to 1090 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 975 Low <42%
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UM-Dearborn ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
18%
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 30
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 29
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 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Michigan Dearborn.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Michigan Dearborn admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >80%
25 to 29 Avg + 68%-80%
22 to 25 Avg - 57%-68%
19 to 22 Reach 46%-57%
Less than 19 Low <46%
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UM-Dearborn GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.7
Typical High School Grades
A-

What GPA do you need to get into University of Michigan Dearborn?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into UM-Dearborn. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Michigan Dearborn was 3.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 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 68% 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 Competitiveness
4.0 26.47% Avg +
3.75 to 3.99 25.37% Avg -
3.50 to 3.74 19.48% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 13.39% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 10.29% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 5.0% Low
2.00 to 2.49 0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

University of Michigan Dearborn admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,949 3,336 7,300
Accepted 2,632 2,289 4,928
Acceptance Rate 67% 69% 68%
Enrolled 447 554 1,003
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 24% 20%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
42

Applicants have 42 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Michigan Dearborn is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Michigan Dearborn and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Michigan Dearborn Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor 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.

FAQs

Does University of Michigan Dearborn prefer SAT or ACT?

82% of students submit their SAT scores to UM-Dearborn. 18% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Michigan Dearborn?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to UM-Dearborn. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Michigan Dearborn?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1090 and 1320. 82% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Michigan Dearborn?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 29. 18% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.