Facts and Figures

What sets the University of Michigan-Dearborn apart?

UM-Dearborn opens the door to opportunity. We offer a nationally ranked, practiced based, affordable education, small class sizes, renowned faculty and an extensive alumni network. Our students come from all over the world – and right here at home. They graduate into rewarding, high-paying careers, helping to drive Michigan’s economy.  We take tremendous pride in our outsize impact in southeast Michigan and in supporting students from diverse backgrounds on their journey to success.



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8,037 students

6,071 Undergraduate, 1,830 Graduate and 136 Doctoral

Academic Year 2023-2024


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2,286 degrees granted

1,492 Bachelor's, 770 Master's, and 24 Doctoral

Academic Year 2022-2023




Average GPA of incoming freshmen

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are Michigan residents representing 48 counties

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birth countries represented


of new students (FTIAC and Transfer) are first-generation college students


students of color


are Pell eligible


Major programs


Minor programs


Graduate programs and certificates


Doctoral programs

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faculty : student ratio

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CECS Ph.D. programs with Rackham affiliation


Average class size


of classes have less than 30 students


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Research funding for 2023


median annual earnings of students after graduation among 15 Michigan public universities

Information based on students who received financial aid 10 years after entering school.

Source: According to the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard


UM-Dearborn alumni, part of the 670,000+ strong U-M alumni network


of students who accepted employment in 2022-23 stay in Michigan following graduation**

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are employed**

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are attending graduate school**

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are still seeking employment (some who are still seeking may also be employed)**

** Based on UM-Dearborn Career Services survey of the Class of 2022-23, ~51% knowledge rate, combines survey responses with knowledge gained from LinkedIn. This data may not equal 100% due to respondents falling across multiple options.

US News Badge-Best Regional Universities Midwest 2024

U.S. News & World Report has consistently named UM-Dearborn one of the best regional universities in the Midwest. This year the university was ranked the number one regional public universities in Michigan and 3rd in the Midwest.

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College of Business programs are among the nation's best, according to U.S. News & World ReportPoets & Quants and Princeton Review.

Best Colleges for Social Mobility and Veterans Badges 2024

Ranked #1 regional public university in Michigan for Social Mobility and Veterans by U.S. News & World Report.

US News Badges-Computer Science 2024

The College of Engineering and Computer Science again ranked among the top Michigan public universities that offer doctoral degrees with the computer science program appearing on a list recognizing the top undergraduate programs.

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UM-Dearborn was one of just 359 campuses to receive the community engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. There are more than 2,600 four-year institutions in the nation eligible for this designation.

Rankings and Honors

  • UM-Dearborn has been recognized as a veteran-friendly school at the gold level by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, which recognizes institutions of higher learning for their commitment to supporting student veterans and their dependents on campus.
  • The university was recognized for its commitment to community engagement with the 2015 Engaged Campus of the Year award from the Michigan Campus Compact (MCC).


The University of Michigan-Dearborn earns its accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the regional accrediting organization approved by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) for degree-granting institutions in the state of Michigan. Learn more about our accreditations.