For In-State Students

  • you can go blue
  • making Michigan an affordable choice

Many students and families across the country are concerned about the rising cost of college. Before you make any major decisions about your future, we want to make sure that you know about your many options at the University of Michigan (U-M).

  • how much will u-m really cost?
  • top five myths busted
  • the value of a michigan education
  • our commitment to in-state students
  • U-M is dedicated to serving the state of michigan and providing "an uncommon education for the common man"



  • we are the only public university in michigan, and one of just a handful in the nation, to maintain a longstanding commitment to cover 100 percent of demonstrated financial need of in-state students. If you apply by the deadline and accept all of the aid that we offer.
    * The difference between U-M’s total cost of attendance and your expected family contribution that is determined when you fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  • in an effort to contain costs for families. U-M recently made the smallest in-state tuition increase in nearly 30 years and the largest-ever increase in financial aid.
  • the average total cost to attend U-M costs less today than it did 5 years ago for many in-state undergraduate students that receive need-based aid.
  • how do U-M’s costs really compare to other schools in michigan?