2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$19,205

Net Price

20%

Admitted

45%

Enrolled

94%

Graduation Rate

12/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 50,278. In 2021, there were 1,762 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #1 in Michigan and ranks #18 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master, Post Master Certificate, Doctor

Psychology Graduates

1,762

Total Enrollment

50,278

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Ranking for University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

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#1

Michigan Rank

Combining ranking factors for 37 schools that offer psychology degrees in Michigan, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor ranks #1.

#18

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor ranks #18.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers Behavioral Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology and Research Psychology at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Experimental Psychology, Research Psychology and Social Work. At the post master certificate level Social Work are offered. At the doctorate level Experimental Psychology and Research Psychology are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMAPMCPhD
Behavioral Neuroscience319
Experimental Psychology3122619
Research Psychology6312626
Social Work38419
Total Graduates1,2624361945
US Department of Education

Psychology Program Accreditation(s)

  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs University of Michigan Institute for Human Adjustment Psychology Internship
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs Mary A. Rackham Institute
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs University of Michigan Predoctoral Internship Consortium
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Professional Psychology (RPSY) – Postdoctoral residency programs University of Michigan Residency in Clinical Psychology
  • Public Health (PHBG) – Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 79,743 students applied to the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. The university admitted 20% and 45% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Michigan universities is 8,599. On average, all Michigan institutions admit 75% and 24% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of University of Michigan-Ann Arbor students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 97%. Compared to all Michigan four or more years colleges, the percentage is 72%.

The overall graduation rate for University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is 94%, compared to 57% for all Michigan universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare UMich to Michigan Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of University of Michigan-Ann Arbor to the average of all Michigan four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

UMich

79,743

Applicants

20%

Percent Admitted

45%

Percent Enrolled

97%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

94%

Graduation Rate

MI Colleges

8,599

Applicants

75%

Percent Admitted

24%

Percent Enrolled

72%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

57%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 6,655 or 81% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 1,605 or 19% part-time faculty members employed at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 6,655 or 81%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

UMich

12 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

81%

Percent Full-Time

19%

Percent Part-Time

81%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

MI Colleges

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

51%

Percent Full-Time

49%

Percent Part-Time

49%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $16,865, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,048.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $24,902 and the average cost for graduate fees is $328.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for University of Michigan-Ann Arbor2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$12,592
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,454
Total Living Expenses$15,046
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$16,865
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,048
Total Undergraduate Expenses$32,959
In-State, Graduate Tuition$24,902
In-State, Graduate Fees$328
Total Graduate Expenses$25,230
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is $19,205. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend University of Michigan-Ann Arbor presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$2,670$4,692
$30,001 – $48,000$5,670$6,904
$48,001 – $75,000$10,481$12,432
$75,001 – $110,000$17,207$18,938
$110,001 and more$26,491$27,199
US Department of Education

Compare University of Michigan-Ann Arbor to all Michigan universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

UMich

$32,959

Cost to Attend

$19,325

Average Financial Aid

70%

Percent Receiving Aid

$19,205

Net Price

MI Colleges

$33,439

Cost to Attend

$12,508

Average Financial Aid

94%

Percent Receiving Aid

$16,125

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 4,795 or 70%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 18,887 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $19,325.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid18,887$19,325
Pell Grants5,703$5,107
Federal Student Loans8,339$6,219
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

UMich

18,887

Grant or Scholarship Aid

57%

Grants or Scholarships

5,703

Number of Pell Grants

17%

Pell Grants

8,339

Federal Student Loans

25%

Federal Student Loans

MI Colleges

4,643

Grant or Scholarship Aid

52%

Grants or Scholarships

1,877

Number of Pell Grants

21%

Pell Grants

2,430

Federal Student Loans

27%

Federal Student Loans

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