What UM-Dearborn Costs

Learn what expenses make up a budget in financial aid

The cost of attendance or budget in a financial aid award is made up of five expenses: average tuition and fees, average books and supplies, allowances for room and board, transportation and personal and miscellaneous.

One way that students can save money on tuition costs over their college careers is to add an additional class beyond 12 credits.  There is a substantial discount beginning at the 13th credit.  For example, the credit hour assessment for a 2017-2018 undergraduate is $447 for 1-12 credits and $101 for the 13th credit and beyond.  A 5th class could cost as little as $303.  Similar savings are available for doctorate candidates

Several of the components remain the same for every full-time student:

  • Books and supplies: $ 1,300
  • Transportation: $1,592
  • Personal and miscellaneous $1,600

Room and board are modest allowances for students who live at home or off-campus.

  • At Home $2,068
  • Off-Campus $8,272

University of Michigan-Dearborn Tuition and Fee Assessment Flyers


Quick View of Average Full-Time Costs 2017-2018
Resident Non-Resident
Freshman/Sophomore
At Home $18,628 $30,546
Off Campus $24,832 $36,750
View the Freshman/Sophomore Total Budget
Junior/Senior
At Home
Business $22,528 $34,446
Education, Health, and Human Services $18,914 $30,832
Engineering and Computer Science $20,344 $26,550
Arts, Sciences, Letters $18,914 $30,832
Off Campus
Business $28,734 $40,652
Education, Health, and Human Services $25,120 $37,038
Engineering and Computer Science $32,262 $38,468
Arts, Sciences, Letters $25,120 $37,038
View the Junior/Senior Total Budget
Graduate
Business $28,832 $37,464
Education, Health, and Human Services $25,232 $33,864
Engineering and Computer Science $27,122 $35,754
Arts, Sciences, Letters $25,232 $33,864
View the Graduate Total Budget