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Union staff nominations sought for police oversight panel

March 21, 2019

Maryland professor highlights Harvard admissions lawsuit in talk

A lawsuit alleging Harvard University intentionally discriminates against Asian-American applicants shines a light on the increasingly frenzied admissions processes at elite universities, said Julie J. Park, associate professor of education at the University of Maryland, College Park.

July 16, 2018

Admissions office drops requirement for ACT, SAT writing components

The University of Michigan will no longer require undergraduate admissions applicants to complete the optional writing component of the SAT or the ACT.

The change will go into effect for the upcoming application season when the application goes live Aug. 1.

October 26, 2017

Enrollment growing as campus readies to start Go Blue Guarantee

As the University of Michigan prepares to implement the Go Blue Guarantee — offering four years of free tuition for in-state students from families with an annual income up to $65,000 starting in January 2018 — it remains a top choice among prospective students and families.

June 27, 2016

Admissions reviews more than 55,000 applications for fall of 2016

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Michigan is beginning to welcome its class of 2020 at summer orientation.

U-M reviewed and processed 55,500 applications for admission in the freshman class that will begin classes this fall. Applications increased 7 percent from last year’s 51,761.

May 22, 2014

U-M freshman applications for 2014-15 year set another record

For the eighth consecutive year, undergraduate applications rose to the highest number on record at the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus.

Prospective freshmen submitted 49,731 applications for academic year 2014-15, an increase of 6.3 percent over the previous year's record of 46,775.

April 7, 2014

Website helps in-state students understand costs, financial aid

Using simplified infographics and jargon-free language, a newly launched affordability portal makes it easier for prospective in-state students and their families to understand the true costs and benefits of attending the University of Michigan.

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