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UMich Dearborn Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at University of Michigan-Dearborn was $13,152 a year for in-state students and $27,120 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

If these numbers sound impossible, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students pay way less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make thecost of college more manageable until after graduation.

Tuition for international students at University of Michigan-Dearborn is $27,120 per year.

University of Michigan-Dearborn: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

University of Michigan-Dearborn is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $13,152 for in-state students who attend full-time. For students who are not considered Michigan-residents, out-of-state tuition is $27,120 a year.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency..

Choosing a college where you are eligible for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan save students a lot of money on the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Take the time to check your state's criteria for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Do International Students Pay More to Go to UMich Dearborn?

UMich Dearborn has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students at University of Michigan-Dearborn can expect to pay around $27,120 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.

Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may be eligible for private or UMich Dearborn-specific aid and scholarships.

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.

UMich Dearborn Room, Board and Other Costs

Tuition is not the only cost of attending college;there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at UMich Dearborn.

House and Food Costs at UMich Dearborn

Room and board at UMich Dearborn is $2,262 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a dining plan that enables you to eat all or some of your meals the UMich Dearborn's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.

UMich Dearborn doesn't offer on-campus housing for students, so there is no cost for housing, however you should take into account the cost of off-campus housing when comparing the actual cost of different colleges. Students who live off campus but still want to use the dining facilities can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $9,048.

Board costs can depend on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

Cost of Books at UMich Dearborn

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. . The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.

Annual Fees

Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more. Full-time undergrads at UMich Dearborn pay $400 in fees every year they are enrolled.

Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have resources for students with financial need to get help covering these fees.

Transportation costs

The cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school?. Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus walkable? Do you own a car, or will you need to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget.

The location of a college or university can also have a big effect on the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand getting around in a city is usually pricey, but there may be more trains, busses or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. University of Michigan-Dearbornis located in a suburban setting in Michigan, near Detroit.

Personal Expenses and Other Costs

When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to take into account the cost of things like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo .

Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better estimate of the actual cost of attending UMich Dearborn.

How Much Does UMich Dearborn Cost?

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $13,152
Out-of-State Tuition $27,120
Room and Board $2,262
Yearly Fees $400
Total Estimated Costs

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

UMich Dearborn’s tuition and fees change based on: Academic program for both full and part-time students Course level for both full and part-time students

In 2021, 3,317 of the 6,725 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. UMich Dearborn meets 77% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $16,592 a year. Around 52.18% of UMich Dearborn undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. UMich Dearborn graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $23,785 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $22,418
State Loans $0
UMich Dearborn-Specific Loans $0
Private Loans $16,754
Most Common Loans for UMich Dearborn Students
Federal Loans 50.98%
Private loans 5.86%

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on UMich Dearborn financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at UMich Dearborn

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2021, UMich Dearborn awarded 2,969 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $31.1 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $7.11 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

University of Michigan-Dearborn Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for UMich Dearborn students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at UMich Dearborn was $16,592 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of UMich Dearborn seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
Out-of-State, On-Campus $13,190

What will attending UMich Dearborn really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the UMich Dearborn's net cost calculator on their website.

UMich Dearborn Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

UMich Dearborn does not have guaranteed tuition.

A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for UMich Dearborn students.

UMich Dearborn offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

Does University of Michigan-Dearborn Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

UMich Dearborn has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.

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UMich Dearborn Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$15,814

In State

$29,782

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$13,152
$27,120
Fees
$400
$400
Housing
$2,262
$2,262
Books
Unknown
Unknown

UMich Dearborn Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

59%

Average Financial Aid Package

$16,647

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,783

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

68%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$13,552

Out-of-State

$27,520

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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