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Colleges / University of Michigan - Dearborn

University of Michigan - Dearborn

Dearborn, MI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate54%

UMich Dearborn Academics

University of Michigan-Dearborn requires at least 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. University of Michigan-Dearborn accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Michigan-Dearborn has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 56% of students who start college at University of Michigan-Dearborn graduate within six years.

University of Michigan-Dearborn true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: University of Michigan-Dearborn may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At University of Michigan-Dearborn?

University of Michigan-Dearborn has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with University of Michigan-Dearborn directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at University of Michigan-Dearborn

When choosing a major, University of Michigan-Dearborn students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Michigan-Dearborn.University of Michigan-Dearborn allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major. University of Michigan-Dearborn offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About University of Michigan-Dearborn

Does University of Michigan-Dearborn Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with University of Michigan-Dearborn directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does University of Michigan-Dearborn Have An Online Program?

✅ University of Michigan-Dearborn true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does University of Michigan-Dearborn Give AP Credit?

✅ University of Michigan-Dearborn true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does University of Michigan-Dearborn Have An Honors Program?

✅ University of Michigan-Dearborn true for highly-qualified applicants, but false. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Does University of Michigan-Dearborn Require Internships?

🟨 University of Michigan-Dearborn does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About University of Michigan-Dearborn

University of Michigan-Dearborn Library

The main library on campus is the Mardigian Library.

Dual Degree Programs at University of Michigan-Dearborn

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

University of Michigan-Dearborn does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does University of Michigan-Dearborn have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

University of Michigan-Dearborn has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of Michigan-Dearborn include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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