Incoming Freshmen

Maize and Blue through and through.

By applying to the University of Michigan-Dearborn, you are making a commitment to work hard and care deeply about yourself, your future and your community.

You’re taking the first step toward becoming a Difference Maker and a leader in metro Detroit and beyond. The skills you learn here—through intensive coursework, campus involvement and hands-on experiences tackling real issues and helping people across the world—will help you develop as a person, a professional and a socially responsible citizen.

Learn about UM-Dearborn, the application process, freshman scholarships and steps to take as an admitted student. The rest of your life starts now. Apply today.


UM-Dearborn Difference Maker

Our students are improving the lives of others and making an impact in the community. Meet more Difference Makers.

Matthew Myers
I wake up every day and spend most of my day on campus trying to not only make my organization as good as it could be but also strive to try to help make every student around me feel as though they are part of the campus community.
Matthew Myers, ‘16 Criminal Justice/Political Science

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Students have the opportunity to participate in 130+ student organizations on campus.