University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (UM or U of M) is a public institution in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The university was originally in Detroit, where it was founded in 1817 as University of Michigania. In 1837, the university was moved to Ann Arbor on a 40-acre site that is now referred to as Central Campus. The university now owns over 584 major academic and research buildings. The university also partners with businesses and research institutions throughout the state, including partnerships with hospitals. The University of Michigan is the oldest university in Michigan and is widely-regarded as one of the top research universities in the nation. 

The University of Michigan School of Nursing offers six CCNE-accredited nursing programs. The undergrad programs include traditional BSN and accelerated BSN programs. The graduate programs include MSN, DNP, PhD, and BSN to PhD programs. While the University of Michigan is a large university, the nursing programs offer small class sizes. Clinical experience is mostly offered through the Clinical Learning Center – a state-of-the-art simulation lab with high-fidelity mannequins. The school also provide clinical placement, allowing students to work with experienced nursing and medical professionals at local healthcare facilities. The MSN programs include eight different specialty tracks, including specializations in acute, primary, or family care. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students46,002
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate97%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 9 151
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 1 13
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Master's degree 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1913 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
01/23/1990 - Current
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
04/22/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/20/2002 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/20/2002 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1330 to 1500
ACT30 to 33
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $75
Graduates $75

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$612/credit
In State Students$612/credit
Out of State Students$2,003/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,201/credit
In State Students$1,201/credit
Out of State Students$2,467/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $27,540 $27,540 $90,135
ADN 70 $42,840 $42,840 $140,210
BSN 125 $76,500 $76,500 $250,375
FNP 50 $60,050 $60,050 $123,350
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 65% of University of Michigan-Ann Arbor's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 16% $4,668
Other Federal Grant 6% $1,977
State Grant & Scholarships 13% $656
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 51% $17,277
Federal Student Loans 29% $5,257
Private Loans 3% $20,251


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$3,249
$30,001 to $48,000$5,575
$48,001 to $75,000$9,895
$75,001 to $110,000$17,705
Over $110,000$25,001

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Michigan state board of nursing.
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
503 Thompson Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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