What makes the Dearborn Difference?
We offer a nationally ranked and accessible education, small class sizes, a strong alumni network and a commitment to diversity. But beyond our numbers, we offer limitless opportunities to customize your experiences through internships, organizations and honors programs.
UM-Dearborn is home to four colleges
March 2020 update from the Office of Research
Building a highway between engineering and medicine
Managing a community: Political Science faculty Rusi Sun’s research explores the city manager v. city council struggle.
Source: According to the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard
Source: According to the Georgetown University Analysis
Keeping College Affordable
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 top regional public university in Michigan and 4th in the Midwest.
College of Business programs are among the nation's best, according to U.S. News & World Report, Poets & Quants and Princeton Review.
Ranked #1 regional public university in Michigan for Social Mobility and for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report.
Rankings and Honors
- College of Engineering and Computer Science again ranks among the top Michigan public universities that offer doctoral degrees. Previously, the college was ranked among the best master's level programs for 18 consecutive years.
- 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.