state funding

  1. September 22, 2021

    U-M campuses to receive one-time 5 percent state funding increase

    Each of Michigan’s 15 public universities will receive a double dose of one-time funding increases that will add up to 5 percent more than last year’s state appropriation.

  2. May 19, 2021

    State House proposal would slash budget for Ann Arbor campus

    A Michigan House committee has moved forward a higher-education budget bill that would leave overall funding flat but radically change how the state supports its 15 public universities.

  3. March 18, 2021

    President Schlissel urges lawmakers to invest more in public higher education

    President Mark Schlissel told state lawmakers U-M could further strengthen its academic programs and student financial aid support with an increase in base funding for state universities.

  4. September 30, 2020

    State higher education budget holds U-M funding steady

    State funding for the three U-M campuses will remain stable under the 2020-21 budget signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, easing concerns about further pandemic-related state financial impacts on the current year.

  5. February 6, 2020

    Whitmer’s FY ’21 budget includes 2.5 percent increase for higher ed

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is recommending a 2.5 percent increase in funding for each of the state’s 15 public universities, which will be expected to limit tuition increases to 4.25 percent.

  6. October 1, 2019

    State higher ed budget includes slight increase in U-M funding

    State funding for the three University of Michigan campuses will increase slightly under a fiscal year 2020 budget that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed just hours before the budget deadline Sept. 30.

  7. March 5, 2019

    Governor proposes 3 percent funding increase for all public universities

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is recommending an across-the-board increase of 3 percent in higher education funding for each Michigan public university, including U-M’s three campuses.

  8. February 14, 2019

    President Schlissel calls for greater state investment in direct-to-student aid

    President Mark Schlissel urged state lawmakers to provide more funding for direct-to-student need-based financial aid as a way to boost degree attainment, cut student debt, improve the state economy and increase per-capita income.

  9. June 25, 2018

    Campus briefs

    News from around the university.

  10. June 12, 2018

    Legislature approves 2 percent boost to higher-ed funding

    State funding for Michigan’s 15 public universities will increase by 2 percent — including increases ranging from 2 percent to 2.6 percent for U-M’s campuses — under a fiscal year 2019 budget approved by the state Legislature.