1. May 21, 2024

    Undergraduate admissions changes coming for fall 2025

    U-M is changing its first-year application process, with prospective undergraduate students now able to apply directly to two more U-M schools and colleges. The changes come amid record interest in applying to U-M.

  2. February 21, 2024

    U-M formally adopts test-optional admissions policy

    U-M has formally implemented a test-optional policy for undergraduate admissions for the winter 2025 academic term and beyond.

  3. September 20, 2023

    Study shows holistic admissions boost college success, diversity

    A U-M study found that universities that have adopted holistic admissions practices tend to be fairer to students from many different varying high schools and neighborhoods.

  4. June 29, 2023

    Statement on affirmative action ruling by U.S. Supreme Court

    Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on race-conscious college admissions policies, U-M remains committed to fostering a broadly diverse learning environment, student body and campus community.

  5. November 14, 2022

    UM-Flint unveils transfer student guaranteed admission program

    UM-Flint will offer guaranteed admission to all applicants who have already earned either an associate of arts or associate of science degree from any regionally accredited college or university.

  6. August 4, 2022

    University files amicus brief in support of Harvard, UNC

    U-M has filed an amicus brief supporting Harvard University and the University of North Carolina in a lawsuit looking to remove the consideration of race in college and university admissions.

  7. February 23, 2022

    Rackham to stop using GRE test in its Ph.D. admissions

    The Rackham Graduate School will discontinue using the Graduate Record Examination general test in Rackham Ph.D. admissions decisions, beginning with the 2022-23 admissions cycle.

  8. November 8, 2021

    Admissions lotteries could negatively impact certain groups

    Simulations of random-draw lotteries for college admissions conducted in a new study find dramatic and negative potential effects of lotteries on the admission of students of color, low-income students and men.

  9. October 21, 2021

    U-M’s 2021 fall enrollment tops 50,000 for first time

    U-M welcomed its largest-ever class of first-year students this fall, helping to push the Ann Arbor campus’ overall student body past 50,000 students for the first time in university history.

  10. October 23, 2020

    U-M undergraduate enrollment steady for fall 2020

    In a year marked by a global pandemic, national recession and international travel restrictions, undergraduate enrollment at U-M’s Ann Arbor campus increased slightly this fall compared to last fall.