1. 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.

  2. May 20, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. October 26, 2017

    Enrollment growing as campus readies to start Go Blue Guarantee

    As U-M prepares to implement the Go Blue Guarantee, the Ann Arbor campus had a record number of applicants for fall 2017, leading to a slightly-larger-than-anticipated freshman class.

  7. June 27, 2016

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

    The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is beginning to welcome its class of 2020 at summer orientation. U-M reviewed and processed 55,500 applications for admission to class of approximately 6,600 freshmen. 

  8. November 3, 2015

    U-M files brief supporting race as a factor in admissions at U. Texas

    U-M has filed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the University of Texas at Austin in a case challenging the use of race in its admission process.

  9. August 26, 2015

    U-M to test new way to reach high-achieving, low-income students

    U-M will test a new approach this fall to connect with more high-achieving, low-income students across the state — with the goal of enrolling them at the Ann Arbor campus.

  10. 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 U-M’s Ann Arbor campus.