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University of Michigan-Dearborn 2014-15 Tuition Information

The University of Michigan-Dearborn has created this page to better help you understand the tuition rate setting process. Links are provided to the left (Tuition & Fees) that outline important questions regarding 2014-15 tuition rates, what UM-Dearborn is doing to keep tuition increases minimal and financial aid resources available to students.

Key Facts Regarding UM-Dearborn's Budgeting Process

  • UM-Dearborn is committed to providing quality academic programs, maintaining one of the best faculties in the state, preserving a sound learning/working environment for faculty, staff and students and providing an affordable education for all students.
  • When setting tuition rates, each of the state's public universities are unique and have different budgeting processes, needs and requirements.
  • UM-Dearbornís state appropriation is 6 percent less than it was 10 years ago.
  • UM-Dearborn faculty and staff have worked hard to reduce costs and develop additional revenue sources such as fundraising, research funding and facility rental.

Key Facts Regarding UM-Dearborn's 2014-15 Academic Year Tuition Increase

  • The 2014-15 tuition increase is 3.2 percent for in-state undergraduate and graduate tuition.
  • UM-Dearborn offers various resources to help students afford a Michigan education including financial aid and scholarship opportunities. The university has increased the financial support budget by 21 percent for the 2014-15 academic year.
  • The tuition increase equates to an approximate $173 increase, per semester, for the typical lower-division undergraduate student. This amount includes a $10 increase in student fees to further strengthen campus athletics and student engagement activities, a measure supported by UM-Dearbornís Student Government.