University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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. 


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate97%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Masters degrees (MSN)
  3. Doctoral degrees (DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD)
  4. Accelerated BSN
  5. Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 166
Nursing Administration Master's degree 5
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 20
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 6
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 23
Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 25
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Master's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 20
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Doctor's degree - professional practice 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Eastern Michigan University
6.41 miles away
NexCare Health Care Training Institute
16.81 miles away
Schoolcraft College
18.75 miles away
Henry Ford College
25.99 miles away
Jackson College
34.65 miles away
Wayne State University
34.69 miles away
Dorsey Schools
36.34 miles away
Davenport University - Warren Campus
36.89 miles away
Oakland University
38.28 miles away
University of Toledo
43.18 miles away


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

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading640 to 730
SAT: Math670 to 770
SAT: Writing640 to 730
ACT Composite29 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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$2,660
30k to 48k$5,878
48k to 75k$10,106
75k to 110k$16,677
Over 110k$24,129
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $594.00 $1,915.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,152.00 $2,367.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Michigan League for Nursing Scholarship

In order to be considered for an award, a candidate must be currently enrolled in a Licensed Practical Nurse, Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree Nursing education program and must have [...]

Michigan Nurses Foundation Scholarship

Michigan Nurses Foundation advance nursing and nursing education by awarding scholarships and research grants and by providing financial aid for the treatment of recovering [...]

Michigan Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident who is a Michigan resident for one year prior to the beginning of their nursing program enrollment. Applicant must be enrolled at [...]

Lynda Andrus Memorial Scholarship Fund

Applicant must be enrolled at Eastern Michigan University, actively pursuing a degree in nursing (undergraduate or R.N. to B.S.N.). Applicant must be a non-smoker. Financial need is required.

Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation Scholarship

Applicants must be African-American students between the ages of 17 and 30, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be Michigan residents who are enrolled at or have been accepted to an accredited [...]

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Michigan state board of nursing
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
503 Thompson Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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