University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
umich.edu/ 515 E Jefferson St, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
A+ Overall Grade
  • A+ Academics
  • A+ Athletics
  • A Campus
  • A Diversity
  • A+ Value
  • A+ Party Scene

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Admissions

Acceptance Rate 22.91%
Acceptance Deadline February 1
Students Receiving Financial Aid 65.25%

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Cost

Net Price* $17,357
Average Total Aid Awarded $5,521
Students Receiving Financial Aid 65.25%
*Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Academics

Student Faculty Ratio 11:1

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Majors

Most Popular Majors
  • Information Science
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Research and Experimental Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Political Science and Government
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • International Studies
  • Communications
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Online

Offers Online Courses Yes

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Students

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment 29,245
Part-Time Undergraduates 1,073

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Advisors

Our advisors graduated from the nation’s best universities, so they know first-hand what it takes to stand out in the admissions process. CollegeAdvisor.com's advisors include Marshall Scholars, Fulbright recipients, first-generation college students, professional actors and musicians, startup founders, doctors, teachers and more - all rigorously screened and trained to support students and families on their college journeys.

Jessica Eller
University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
I am a Senior Advisor with admissions experience looking to help students make their college dreams a reality. As a seasoned College Advisor who has also evaluated college applications, I have seen both sides of the process and want to help you skillfully convey your talent and passions in your applications. In my free time, I enjoy dancing, listening to hip hop, rap, and R&B, as well as cooking and baking.

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Cedric Jones
University of California – Berkeley
My love for college advising began at UC Berkeley where I studied Landscape Architecture and also was the Executive Director of a recruitment and retention center in partnership with Cal's Office of Admissions. Over the last 7 years, I've served in the capacity of a STEM Teacher and Principal, supporting hundreds of students with their college applications through High School & College Options programming of which I have instituted at multiple school sites in the San Francisco Bay Area. I look forward to aiding youth in their pursuits of higher education!

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Arianna Lee
Dartmouth College
Hello, my name is Arianna! I got admitted early to Dartmouth College's class of 2016, and I was pre-med with a major in Neuroscience and a concentration in English. I have experience mentoring over 100 students through the application process to both undergraduate and graduate schools. Students that I have tutored have been admitted into Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth (Tuck School of Business), Columbia (Medical School), Brown, Princeton, UMich, MSU, CalTech, USC, UCLA, Stanford, and Berkley (to name a few!). I can help you get into a school that will highlight your passions! I am a Questbridge Scholar and was a Gates Finalist for anyone that needs support on scholarship or financial aid. I look forward to working with you!

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Andrew Worrell
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Hello! My name is Andrew and I am a graduate student pursuing my Master's of Public Policy and Juris Doctorate. I have a bachelor’s degree in Global Economic Studies with a concentration in Latin American studies and a minor in P.P.E from UNC-Chapel Hill. After graduating with my B.A. in 2014, I accepted a position with the College Advising Corps where I spent four years working with students as they navigated the transition from high school to life after graduation. Afterwards, I worked at financial services firm before returning to graduate school. In my spare time you can find me working on my jump shot, hiking, exploring new food, or trying to convince myself to run a marathon.

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Andrew Wailes
Columbia University
Thank you for taking this next step in your future! I am an experienced educator and college advisor, having spent the past decade supporting high school students in New York, California, and Hong Kong. I believe in each and every student's ability to succeed. Everyone has something to offer. In working with students, I always make sure that feel heard, valued, and even celebrated. I look forward to supporting you as you embark on this exciting next step of your educational journey.

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Allison Park
Yale University
Hi! My name's Allison and I graduated from Yale University in 2021 with a degree in Political Science. I'm originally from the Washington D.C. area and now work as an audio producer at CNN based in New York City. During my senior year of high school, I traveled the country to audition for music schools and conservatories as a cello performance major. Ironically, Yale was the only non-music school I applied to. But throughout undergrad, I kept up music through the Yale Symphony Orchestra and Low Strung, a 12-person all-cello rock band. On campus, I was also an editor at the Yale Daily News where I helped launch their first audio and podcasting branch, and my college internship experience has spanned NBC News and MSNBC. Over the last five years, I've worked one-on-one with nearly 40 students ranging from 8th to 12th grade, and helped them reach their admissions goals to schools including Harvard, Yale, Cornell and Northwestern, to name a few. I'm passionate about storytelling and am committed to helping students craft their own personal narrative in a way that authentically reflects their passions and unique qualities. I'm excited to work together!

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Aya Waller-Bey
Georgetown University
I am a proud first-generation college student passionate about college admissions and higher education hailing from Detroit, MI. I have over six years of college admissions, advising, and college interview experience. Currently, I conduct research on college admissions as a doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan--Ann Arbor!

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Ishaani Khatri
Brown University
Hi there! My name is Ishaani, and I'm a senior in Brown University's Program in Liberal Medical Education (PLME), where I study Computational Biology. Outside of class, I play in a jazz ensemble, write and edit for the [email protected] magazine, advise freshman at Brown, and research at the Center for Computational Molecular Biology. I've been working as a college advisor for 2+ years, and I look forward to supporting you all throughout the college admissions process!

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Fahrisa Islam
Yale University
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Jasmine Bacchus
Brown University
Hi! I'm Jasmine, a recent graduate of Brown University and incoming master's student at Oxford. Currently, my interests include fashion, esports, behavioral economics and game theory

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Vignesh Namasivayam
Yale University
Hi there! I'm Vig Namasivayam, a 2020 grad of Yale. I strongly believe that every student has a path to a great school if they embrace who they are. For me, delving into my extracurriculars is what put me in a great position to succeed. For others, it's their academic or athletic passions. I'm really excited to help you navigate a tough and scary process and make it as stress-free as possible; I was a psychology major at school, which I loved because it has given me the tools to to dig into how other people think, which helps me help them. Beyond that, I really love entertainment, any kind. Since high school, I've been really involved in theater, culminating in my being the treasurer for the Yale Dramatic Association. I also was the Sports Director for our school's radio, getting the opportunity to travel and broadcast sports games. I was also the Treasurer for the Class of 2020. I would also be remiss to mention that I've definitely seen more TV shows than anyone I know.

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Jesper Ke
Harvard University
Nice to meet you! Growing up in a Midwestern town of 10,000 people and not having any national awards in high school, I've been in a position where I felt like I couldn't stand out in my college application. Despite this, I was able to receive full-tuition merit scholarships from University of Michigan and Vanderbilt University, in addition to an acceptance from Harvard. My experience showed me that how you craft your personal narrative in applications is key to success. I'd love to draw on my experience helping students gain acceptance to schools like University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Swarthmore, Wellesley and more to help you craft your personal story and stand out. And as an incoming medical student, I'm also happy to talk to you about what it's like to be a pre-medical student should that interest you!

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Clay Phillips
Vanderbilt University
Hi! I'm a current graduate student at SMU pursuing a Master's degree in Business Analytics. I recently graduated from Vanderbilt University with a BS in Engineering Science and minors in Engineering Management and Economics. During undergrad, I was involved with several community service organizations and was fortunate enough to study abroad in Madrid, Spain, and secure a consulting internship in Cape Town, South Africa. Having worked as an admissions advisor for more than two years now, I'm extremely knowledgeable about the application process and passionate about helping students craft applications that highlight their stories in the best way possible. I'm excited to help you turn your dreams into a reality!

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April Townson
Cornell University
Hello! My name is April, and I am a current Master's in Academic Advising student at Rowan University! I graduated from Cornell University in 2020, with a degree in English and History. While at Cornell, I worked as a writing tutor and orientation leader, and I currently work as a Tutor Coordinator at the Rowan Writing Center. I am passionate about working with students and helping them find their passions and meet their dreams in life! As a Cornell student and an academic advisor-in-training, I have worked with many students at all levels on college planning, essay feedback, and application advising. As a first-generation, low-income student myself, I understand the importance of knowing the ins and outs of the college application process in order to gain access to new opportunities, and I am excited to share my experiences and guidance to help you on your college journey!

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Sophia Boyer
Stanford University
Hi! My name is Sophia and I graduated from Stanford in 2020. I majored in International Relations (with a concentration in International Security and Comparative Governance) and minored in Military History. I graduated with an honors in International Security after completing a one-year honors program my senior year culminating in a thesis. Over my four years at Stanford, I was very active in campus research and community service. I conducted research for the Stanford Graduate School of Business's behavioral psychology lab and volunteered for the Stanford University Dance Marathon Organization. I was also a member of Greek Life. Outside of Stanford, I spent my summers interning at several public policy think tanks in Palo Alto and Washington, D.C. After graduating this past June, I moved to New York City to begin my job at a geopolitical consulting firm where I currently work. I'd love to help you navigate the challenging (and often times confusing) aspects of the college application process to get you closer to the college of your choice!

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Lara Van Rooyen
Harvard University
Hi! My name is Lara, and I'm currently a sophomore at Harvard College studying Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Psychology. I grew up in a small town in South Africa, with a graduating class of only 25 people (including myself!) and know firsthand how difficult it can be to navigate the college application process without the help of an academic advisor. Because of this, I am passionate about helping students from under-resourced high schools aim high and succeed in gaining admission to the colleges of their dreams! I am also excited to share my experience of being on a pre-med track at college, pursuing research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, being a STEM major, and engaging in various forms of volunteerism.

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Isabella Gayoso
Penn State University
Hey! My name is Isabella and I am a rising Junior Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering double major with a minor in Entrepreneurship at Penn State. At Penn State, I hold several distinctions, including being a member of the honors college(Scheyer), the honors engineering scholars program (Leonard Scholars), and a recipient of the Provost Award. Professionally, I worked at SpaceX as an intern for my gap semester in the spring. This summer I am interning for Lockheed Martin Space. During my senior year application cycle, I gained admittance to several top universities, listed on my profile. I also earned several national, regional, and local scholarships including the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship, and I have totaled over $150,000 in scholarship money to date. One of my areas of strength is scholarship applications and essays, both specific to a university or in a national or local application. I also thoroughly understand how to frame a college application in the best way possible by creating cohesive activity descriptions, essays, and short answer responses. I have worked with students in the Pittsburgh area and with International students. This is my first year with CollegeAdvisor, and I’m so excited to help students meet their goals!

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Deepak Kejariwal
University of Pennsylvania
Hello! I am student at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania studying Finance and Entrepreneurship Management. In high school, I was heavily involved with the start-up space as a founder, and I would especially like to share my experiences crafting my college application with business school applicants. I also can help you shine through your essays and identify your unique theme. At Penn, I am involved with two consulting clubs, the Students Federal Credit Union, a Venture Capital Diligence Team, and the Wharton Undergraduate Cohorts System. I'm super excited to work with you to help you get into the college of your dreams!

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Chloe Webster
Princeton University
I graduated Cum Laude from Phillips Academy Andover and am an incoming undergraduate student at Princeton University (having just taken a gap year). I plan on pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience as well as certificates in Music Performance and Music Theater. I have three years of formal experience tutoring and mentoring high school students. I am extremely passionate about helping students achieve their scholastic goals!

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Austin Bennett
Stanford University
Hi there! My name's Austin, and I'm a Computer Science major at Stanford University -- go, card! As a relatively typical applicant (i.e. one who didn't cure cancer by age 5), the prospect of attending a top school didn't seem like even a remote possibility for me. After hours-upon-hours of work, however, I discovered that with a little bit of editing, my relatively-simple extracurriculars could actually be worth talking about. I've been in your shoes, and I want to help you turn daily life into extraordinary essays; because, frankly, you're a lot more interesting than you may realize!

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College Testimonials from Clients Who Were Accepted to University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

Navneet Raam
University of Michigan

Excellent service with over the top commitment to ensuring the student succeeds and reaches their goals. Couldn’t be happier with the process! Best investment of my life.

Kyle Jung
University of Michigan

Loved it. Great investment.

Jonathan Wu
University of Pennsylvania

My advisor (Phillip) was very responsive and always gave me great tips about my essays and application strategies. Moreover, the access to the whole advisor network was a game changer, as I was able to talk to an alumni of my dream school, University of Pennsylvania, which I believe was a big factor of my acceptance to the school during the regular decision round!

Disha Gupta
University of Michigan

The advisor I was paired with was an absolute delight to work with and a godsend. She and the entire team was very willing to work around and with my tight schedule. She stuck with me until the very end, and her contributions to my applications were very much appreciated and needed.

Allison Guo
University of Michigan

My advisor made a genuine effort to get to know me, which made the essays that we worked on together stronger and much more authentic. Working with CollegeAdvisor helped build my confidence in my college applications!

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