University of Michigan-Dearborn

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,883

5.07% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$9,692

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.96%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

64.3%

5,731 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

9,330

60.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

53.8%

475 Graduates

About

University of Michigan-Dearborn is a higher education institution located in Wayne County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Michigan-Dearborn were General Psychology (160 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (95 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (94 degrees).

In 2017, 2,208 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Michigan-Dearborn. 48.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,330 degrees), 9.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (146 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Michigan-Dearborn is $11,883, which is $-8,850 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Michigan-Dearborn is $11,883, which is $-8,850 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,692.

In 2017, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,883

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Michigan-Dearborn was $11,883. The cost of tuition at University of Michigan-Dearborn is $-8,850 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$9,692

2017 Value

14.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Michigan-Dearborn had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,692. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Michigan-Dearborn grew by 14.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,064

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Michigan-Dearborn was of $8,064 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 2.34% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at University of Michigan-Dearborn received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 4.76% with respect to 2016, when 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.96%

2016 Default Rate

108

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Michigan-Dearborn was 5.96%, which represents 108 out of the 1812 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Michigan-Dearborn received 5,731 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 7.56% annual growth. Out of those 5,731 applicants, 3,684 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.3% acceptance rate.

There were 9,330 students enrolled at University of Michigan-Dearborn in 2017, and 80% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Michigan-Dearborn has an overall enrollment yield of 30%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

3,684

Accepted Out of 5,731

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Michigan-Dearborn was 64.3% (3,684 admissions from 5,731 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 64.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 7.56%, while admissions grew by 6.84%.

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SAT Scores

80%

Submission Percentage

880

Scores Submitted

80% of enrolled first-time students at University of Michigan-Dearborn in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Michigan-Dearborn has a total enrollment of 9,330 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Michigan-Dearborn is 5,681 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,649. This means that 60.9% of students enrolled at University of Michigan-Dearborn are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Michigan-Dearborn, both undergraduate and graduate, is 64.3% White, 8.14% Black or African American, 7.73% Asian, 4.95% Hispanic or Latino, 2.92% Two or More Races, 0.279% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.129% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Michigan-Dearborn in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (38.7%), followed by White Female (30.6%) and Asian Male (5.49%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (8.09%), followed by White Male (5.88%) and Black or African American Female (1.29%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Michigan-Dearborn, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,330 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Michigan-Dearborn is 5,681 and the part-time enrollment is 3,649. This means that 60.9% of students enrolled at University of Michigan-Dearborn are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Michigan-Dearborn was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Michigan-Dearborn had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    6,001

  2. Black or African American

    759

  3. Asian

    721

The enrolled student population at University of Michigan-Dearborn is 64.3% White, 8.14% Black or African American, 7.73% Asian, 4.95% Hispanic or Latino, 2.92% Two or More Races, 0.279% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.129% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 247 students (2.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 68 fewer women than men received degrees from University of Michigan-Dearborn. The majority of degree recipients at University of Michigan-Dearborn are white (1,330 degrees awarded). There were 9.11 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (146 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Michigan-Dearborn is General Psychology (160 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (95 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (94 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Michigan-Dearborn, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (467 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (23 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (99 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Dearborn are Other managers (492,909 people), Software developers (387,744 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (318,375 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (240,011 people), and Civil engineers (235,972 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Dearborn are Engineering (467 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (23 degrees), Engineering Technologies (99 degrees), Psychology (178 degrees), and Communications (102 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Dearborn are Surgeons, Physicians, Sales managers, Dentists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Dearborn are Engineering (467 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (23 degrees), Engineering Technologies (99 degrees), Psychology (178 degrees), and Communications (102 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Dearborn are Elementary & secondary schools (539,287 people), Computer Systems Design (536,572 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (425,904 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (423,581 people), and Construction (320,645 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Michigan-Dearborn are Engineering (467 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (23 degrees), Engineering Technologies (99 degrees), Psychology (178 degrees), and Communications (102 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Most Common

  1. 160 degrees awarded

  2. 95 degrees awarded

  3. 94 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Michigan-Dearborn was General Psychology with 160 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,138

  2. 1,070

In 2017, 1,138 degrees were awarded to men at University of Michigan-Dearborn, which is 1.06 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,070).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 168 degrees were awarded to men at University of Michigan-Dearborn in Mechanical Engineering, which is 5.6 times more than the 30 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 135 degrees were awarded to women at University of Michigan-Dearborn in General Psychology, which is 3.14 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%

100% Completion Time

53%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 16% of students graduating from University of Michigan-Dearborn completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Michigan-Dearborn is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.89% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,330 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    146 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    142 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Michigan-Dearborn is white (1,330 degrees awarded). There were 9.11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (146 degrees).

3.62% of degree recipients (80 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    673 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    657 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    101 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Michigan-Dearborn is white female (673 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (657 degrees).

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Operations

University of Michigan-Dearborn has an endowment valued at nearly $52.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.39M (12.3%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Michigan-Dearborn had a total expenditure of $145M. Of that $145M, they spent $74.6M on salaries and $145M on benefits.

University of Michigan-Dearborn employs 107 Associate professors, 98 Professors, and 79 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Michigan-Dearborn are Male Professors (67), Male Associate professors(58), and Male Assistant professors (50).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Michigan-Dearborn are: Management, with 104 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 102 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 94 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$52.1M

2017 Endowment

11.2%

growth from 2016

University of Michigan-Dearborn has an endowment valued at about $52.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Michigan-Dearborn grew 11.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $19M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.77M - Federal

  2. $711k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Michigan-Dearborn received $3.77M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $711k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$74.6M

Salary Expenditure

$145M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, University of Michigan-Dearborn had a total expenditure of $145M. Of that $145M, they spent $74.6M on salaries and $145M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$74.6M

2017 Salaries

4.69%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Michigan-Dearborn paid a median of $74.6M in salaries, which represents 51.5% of their overall expenditure ($145M) and a 4.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.07% decline from 2015 and a 3.5% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$31.8M

Instructional Salaries

330

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Michigan-Dearborn paid a total of $31.8M to 330 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

107 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

104 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Michigan-Dearborn were Associate professor with 107 employees; Professor with 98 employees; and Professor with 79 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Michigan-Dearborn were Management with 104 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 102 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 94 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Michigan-Dearborn was Male Professor with 67 employees, Male Associate professor with 58 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 50 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Michigan-Dearborn.

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