Basic Admission Requirements
The University of Michigan-Dearborn serves highly motivated candidates whose accomplishments suggest the ability to successfully complete a rigorous program of graduate studies. Applicants are advised that additional admissions requirements may be needed for certain programs. Please refer to the representative websites for each program and the Graduate Announcement for specific requirements. The following list generalizes our requirements for admission consideration.
- A completed graduate admissions application and application fee. Admission application forms are available through the department offices.
- Official transcripts showing conferral of a U.S. bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution.
- An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (some exceptions are occasionally made on a probationary basis).
- Some programs require letters of recommendations and/or official standardized test scores, such as, the GMAT or GRE. Please review the graduate program's website for specific program application requirements.
- Applicants whose native language is not English must provide an official score report from either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) or the Michigan English Language Battery (MELAB).
Graduate students may apply for scholarships, loans, internships, and employment. Many current students obtain support for their graduate education through their employer's educational assistance program. Loan and scholarship information may be obtained through the Office of Financial Aid, (313) 593-5300. Internship information may be obtained through the individual school/college. Employment opportunities are available through the Career Services Office, (313) 593-5020.