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, how to pay for college, and steps to take as an admitted student. The rest of your life starts now. Apply today.

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Planning for College

Discover why UM-Dearborn is right for you. Explore our campus and programs, learn about our extraordinary community and plan your visit to experience the Dearborn Difference firsthand.

Ready to Apply

We’ve compiled everything you need to know about the application process—from advice and forms to step-by-step guidance. Once you’re ready, choose Start Your Application.

Admitted Students

Congratulations on becoming a Wolverine! Explore the links and resources below to navigate your next steps.

UM-Dearborn Difference Maker

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

MiKayla Adams
I was already goal-driven and ambitious, but the skills I have acquired through the military enhanced my patience and made me be more thorough in tasks that I complete. It’s even taught me a lot about diversity and inclusion.

UM-Dearborn Highlights and Admissions Overview

UM-Dearborn Highlights and Admissions Overview
UM-Dearborn Admission Counselors, Cam Smith and Charlotte Brisbois, provide highlights of UM-Dearborn and an overview of the Admissions process in this informative video.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

1145 - University Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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Phone: 313-593-5100
Fax: 313-436-9167