Freshman Applicants

The college-choice process can be challenging. Making the right decision takes time, effort, and information…all of which you will find help with here. The University of Michigan understands how important it is to choose well—we have helped generations of students make up their minds about applying to one of the leading public research universities in the country.

U-M has made an outstanding commitment to freshman applicants and to offering a first-year experience like none other, from an extraordinary range of events and activities to learning communities to an education that moves well beyond the classroom, blending experience and intellect, fact and theory, life and academics into a seamless whole.

From here, you can find all the information you will need to make an in-depth, complete, and successful application package. You’ll uncover a breakout of requirements you’ll need to keep in mind when applying, how AP/IB Credit is applied, and how Early Action works. You also will have to make a decision about which of U-M’s nationally ranked Schools and Colleges you should apply. If you have questions at any point in the process, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions—we’re here to help you.

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