Reasons to Attend

Reasons to Earn Your Graduate Degree at UM-Dearborn

Pursuing an advanced degree is a big commitment. Whether you are exploring new career paths or interested in moving up in your organization, we have the program that’s right for you. Choose UM-Dearborn and experience the power of a Michigan degree with flexible, affordable options. We offer a nationally ranked, accessible education and a commitment to diversity. UM-Dearborn is the right choice if you are looking for:

  • More than 40 graduate programs in growing industries like business analytics, automotive systems engineering, health information technology and psychology.
  • Committed faculty who come from respected universities and doctoral programs across the country.
  • A professional network of University of Michigan graduates 540,000 strong.
  • Access to industry and academic leaders for collaboration on groundbreaking, socially relevant research projects.
  • Corporate and community partners that offer recruiting events, applied research activities and opportunities to network with potential hiring managers.
  • A diverse student body hailing from more than 100 birth countries and student Difference Makers committed to improving the lives of others and making an impact in the local community.
  • An engaged campus community.  We’ve been awarded the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for the university’s commitment to being deeply engaged with its larger community.
  • Quality + Safety – we’re ranked the safest public university in Michigan and the 7th best regional public university in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.
  • A small-town lifestyle with all of the conveniences of a big city, Dearborn, Michigan is located in close proximity to Ann Arbor and Detroit. 

Visit UM-Dearborn To Learn More About a Michigan Graduate Degree

Curious if UM-Dearborn is the right place for you? Visit Campus and see our community in action to find out!

Graduate Open House/Info Sessions

Attending an open house or information session offers an ideal opportunity to get all of your questions answered. You'll have the opportunity to interact with faculty, staff, alumni, and students. You will also learn more about program offerings, the application process, and financial aid