admissions

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. January 13, 2020

    No admittance: The story of U-M’s first female applicants

    When Sarah Burger sought admission to U-M in 1858, her application ultimately resulted in the Board of Regents deciding it was in women’s best interests that they not be admitted.

  7. May 20, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  8. May 3, 2019

    Admissions website features Ann Arbor summer opportunities

    Current or visiting students looking for a high-quality and well-rounded summer experience at the Ann Arbor campus can now find detailed information on the admissions website.

  9. 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, a consulting expert in the case says.

  10. July 16, 2018

    Admissions office drops requirement for ACT, SAT writing components

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