At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1868
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $13,278
  • Selectivity
  • Less Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Urban

Detroit, MI

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

August 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 81%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 23%
  • Application Fee
  • $25
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

84%

Top half of HS class

55%

Top quarter of HS class

23%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 480-620
  • Math
  • 503-640
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 20-27
  • English
  • 20-28
  • Math
  • 18-26
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Less Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 81%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 23%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 17,220

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$13,278

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,196

books and supplies

$9,874

room and board

$24,348

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$28,590

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,196

books and supplies

$9,874

room and board

$39,660

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $8,107
  • $30-$48K
  • $10,194
  • $48-$75K
  • $11,682
  • $75-$110K
  • $16,272
  • $110 & UP
  • $17,275
Financial aid

95%

Receiving Financial Aid

48%

Receiving Federal Grants

47%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: August 1

Student Life

Student Body

17,220

Total undergrad enrollment

10,018

Total grad students

2%

Out-of-state

96%

In-state

2%

International
Students

  • 56%

    FEMALE

  • 44

    MALE
Organizations

300

Student Organizations

11

Fraternities

12

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

8%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 9%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 17%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 5%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 58%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

14:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

1,013

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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