Tuition & Fees

UM-Dearborn is committed to providing quality academic programs, maintaining one of the best faculties in the state, preserving a sound learning/working environment for faculty, staff and students and providing an affordable education for all students. When setting tuition rates, each of the state's public universities is unique and has different budgeting processes, needs, and requirements. UM-Dearborn faculty and staff have worked hard to reduce costs and develop additional revenue sources such as fundraising, research funding, and facility rental.

Tuition and fees are subject to the approval by the Regents of the University and are subject to change at any time. 

NOTE: Please note that due to COVID-19 or similar exigent circumstances, Tuition and Fees apply regardless of the method of instruction, including in the event instruction occurs remotely or in alternative formats for any part of the academic year.

2021-22 Tuition Information

Tuition & Fee Schedule

Fall 2021 - Summer 2022

Tuition Key Facts

How much tuition a student actually pays each academic year may vary due to the amount of financial aid they receive. The exact amount of tuition also may vary due to the college or program in which the student enrolls and/or due to the student’s current class standing.

  • The 2021-22 tuition increase is 1.9 percent ($264 annually) for full-time, in-state, undergraduate students. This equates to $13,816, per year, based on 15 credit hours per semester. That is $264 more annually than this year’s costs.
  • The 2021-22 tuition increase is 1.9 percent tuition increase for out-of-state undergraduate students that will increase tuition and fees to $28,048, or about $528 more than last year, for full-time lower-division rate.
  • Tuition and fees will increase for graduate students by 1.9 percent, or about $180 annually, for in-state students, or $336 annually, for out-of-state students, for the typical part-time (6 credit hours per term) graduate rate.
  • This year both undergraduate and graduate students will not see an increase to the per semester registration assessment.  Last year the fee was reduced to $200 from $400 per semester. 

Tuition FAQs

Get answers to the most commonly asked questions about tuition.

Office of the Registrar

1169 - University Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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Phone: 313-583-6500
Fax: 313-593-5697