University of Michigan-Dearborn serves highly motivated candidates whose accomplishments suggest the ability to successfully complete a rigorous program of graduate study.

Applicants are advised that additional admission requirements may be needed for certain programs. Please refer to the representative websites for each program’s specific requirements.  Detailed information about the admission process can be found here.

The following list generalizes our requirements for admission consideration.

  • A completed graduate admissions application and application fee. 
  • Official transcripts showing conferral of a bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution. Please refer to individual program websites for specific GPA requirements.  
  • Some programs require prerequisites (i.e. undergraduate degree or major required, any academic standardized test scores, prerequisite courses, work experience or other credential that might be required).
Registration Instructions

Classes can fill up quickly, so students are encouraged to register as soon as possible once they are admitted. Registering confirms your admission to UM-Dearborn.

After you have been accepted to a graduate program, you may register for courses online or in person.

If you receive any Registration Errors/Restrictions when registering, or require any other information, please contact CASL Advising at 313-593-5293 or advisor Brian Golden at  Have the following information ready to share: 

  • Full Name
  • UM ID
  • Course Name (ex: CRJ XXX)
  • CRN Number (ex: 12345)
  • Registration Error Received
International Student Applications

The University of Michigan-Dearborn welcomes applications from qualified international students. Information about how to apply and requirements can be found on the Graduate Studies "How to Apply" page.

Office of Graduate Studies

Administration Building
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