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University of Michigan

Academic Requirements

Admissions Overview


Acceptance Rate

3.9 - 4.0

Average GPA

1350 - 1530

Average SAT Score

31 - 34

Average ACT Score

GPA Requirements

The University of Michigan does not have a strict minimum GPA requirement for undergraduate admissions. However, admitted students typically have very high GPAs, ranging from 3.9 to 4.0.

3.9 - 4.0

Average GPA

SAT Requirements

The University of Michigan is test-optional currently for the admissions cycle. U Michigan’s SAT scores for admitted students range from 1350 - 1530.

Although SAT scores are optional, we recommend that students aim for a good SAT score closer to 1530, the upper end of the range of admitted students, to be competitive in the admissions process to the University of Michigan.


Average SAT

ACT Requirements

The University of Michigan is test-optional for the next admissions cycle. The University of Michigan’s ACT scores for admitted students range from 31 to 34.

A good ACT score will still boost your application above the competition and help get you into your dream school. It will allow admissions officers to quickly and objectively compare you to the rest of the applicant pool.


Average ACT

Other Requirements

Besides academic grades, the University of Michigan has some additional requirements based on the program of study you apply for.


Make sure you have extracurriculars relating to your area of study and those that show your dedication over time.

Recommendation Letters

The University of Michigan requires one teacher recommendation, but encourages submitting an additional counselor recommendation.

TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge or Duolingo

Required for international students.

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