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Tightest Michigan Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Michigan colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has the lowest acceptance rate as of 20.15% for academic year 2021-2022 in Michigan. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have low acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the highest acceptance rates in Michigan.
Tightest Michigan Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2021-2022)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Public, four-yearsAnn Arbor, MI
20.15%79,74316,0717,29045.36%
2Wayne State University
Public, four-yearsDetroit, MI
63.26%15,1819,6032,73228.45%
3University of Michigan-Dearborn
Public, four-yearsDearborn, MI
68.77%8,0655,5461,08419.55%
4Northern Michigan University
Public, four-yearsMarquette, MI
71.27%6,5534,6701,49632.03%
5Central Michigan University
Public, four-yearsMount Pleasant, MI
77.08%18,51714,2731,91013.38%
6Saginaw Valley State University
Public, four-yearsUniversity Center, MI
77.81%5,8994,5901,33629.11%
7Western Michigan University
Public, four-yearsKalamazoo, MI
82.81%18,85315,6122,11213.53%
8Michigan State University
Public, four-yearsEast Lansing, MI
83.25%50,63042,1509,22521.89%
9Eastern Michigan University
Public, four-yearsYpsilanti, MI
84.61%17,50614,8112,31215.61%
10Ferris State University
Public, four-yearsBig Rapids, MI
84.77%10,4808,8841,40515.81%