The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor is a public research university located in Michigan. The university has three campus locations with the main campus located in Ann Arbor. UMich Ann Arbor is one of the largest public research universities in America. UMich Ann Arbor campus spans over 712 acres and owns one of the first medical schools in the USA. 

Currently, the university is home to more than 50,000 students comprising 32,282 undergraduates and 17,996 graduates. The most enrolled schools of UMich are Ross School of Business, UMich College of Literature, Science and Arts, and Michigan Engineering.  To secure admission at UMich Ann Arbor, an international student require a minimum of 3.5/4 (90%). The average GPA of admitted students at UMich in 2021 was 3.9.

For an Indian student, the cost to study at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor is 51.98 lakhs- 56 lakhs, including tuition fees of 40 lakhs- 43 lakhs and living expenses in the USA of 9.4 lakhs. The average placement offered to graduates of the University of Michigan is 63.19 lakhs. The popular MBA program at the university has a high return on investment as it requires tuition fees of 54.4 lakhs and offers salary packages up to 1.17 crores.



Location: UMich Ann Arbor campus is 45 mins' drive away from the main city Detroit. Students can go on weekend trips and do sightseeing, explore theaters and museums, and shop from local shops and nearby malls.

Campus: The main campus in Ann Arbor is divided into North, Central, South, and Medical campuses. Ann Arbor campus is connected with bus and shuttle services and houses a library with 4 million books.

QS Rankings: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor is ranking at #25 in the world and #18 in the USA, according to QS Rankings 2023. Popular subjects like Engineering are ranked at #12, Business & Management at #27, and Computer Science at #46 in QS Subject Rankings.

Test-Optional: The university requires an average SAT score of 1400 or an ACT score of 32 or above. However, for 2022-2023 admissions university is following a test-optional policy.



Acceptance Rate: UMich Ann Arbor's acceptance rate has dropped from 26% to 20% from the year 2020 to 2021. Due to the low acceptance rate, making its admission process is more stringent.

Accommodation: Most of the graduate students prefer to live off-campus in locations like the Central and South campus areas where the rent is around 68 thousand INR per month as compared to the on-campus cost of 9.3 lakhs per annum.

Scholarships: Despite having a high cost of attendance for international students, UMich Ann Arbor doesn’t offer any merit or need-based scholarships.


University of Michigan Ann Arbor Rankings

  • The ranking of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor has dropped from rank 23rd to rank 25th in the Top World Universities by QS Rankings 2023.
  • #24 World University Rankings THE 2022
  • #24 US College Rankings THE 2022
  • #23 in National Universities (tie) by US News 2022
  • #8 in Best Colleges for Veterans by US News 2022
  • #13 in Best Undergraduate Teaching (tie) by US News 2022
  • #32 in Best Value Schools by US News 2022


Courses Annual Fees
                        Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], Data Science INR 39,45,533
Master of Science [M.S], Data Science INR 21,17,076
                           Master of Business Administration [M.B.A] INR 57,65,514
Master of Law [L.L.M] INR 51,58,854
Master of Science [M.Sc], Computer Science and Engineering INR 40,49,148
Executive Master of Business Administration [E.M.B.A] INR 55,48,530
                         Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], Computer Science INR 39,45,533


University of Michigan Undergraduate Admissions


Application Portal: OUAC 105
Application Fee: 95 CAD (~5,680 INR)
Undergraduate Admission Requirements:

  • School Report (Certified English translation attached if required)
  • One Teacher Evaluation (highlighting student’s aptitude and classroom performance)
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • English Language Scores
  • IELTS- 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT- 86


University of Michigan Campus

The University of Michigan has three campuses in Dearborn, Ann Arbor, and Flint. The main campus of the university is in Ann Arbor. University of Michigan's main campus is located in the heart of Ann Arbor and is known to host a wide range of events and activities.

  • The university Ann Arbor campus is spread over 712 acres. It is divided into North, Central, South, and Medical campuses.
  • The university is 45 minutes away from Detroit, the main city of Michigan.
  • Michigan’s football stadium is the second biggest stadium in the world.
  • There are various interesting landmarks near the campus, like Michigan Stadium, Burton Memorial Tower, and many others.
  • The university is connected with bus and shuttle services so that students can easily commute from one place to another.
  • The university experiences moderate weather conditions all year around. Summers are warm and humid, winters are cold and windy. Overall, the temperature varies between 2°C to 30°C.
  • In addition to an outstanding academic environment, the university campus offers unique dining options, eco-friendly places to hang out, and festivals of music, food, art, and life.


On-Campus Housing

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor accommodation options include:

  • For Undergraduates: Residence hall and apartment
  • For Graduates: Munger Graduate residences (with professional students from a variety of fields)
  • For students with families: Northwood Community apartments
  • For Women: Martha Cook and Anderson House
  • For Law Students: Lawyers Club