Acceptance Rate 64.87%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 24.15%
Applicants 306,443
Admitted 198,790
Enrolled 48,013

Applying To Michigan Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 64.87% at Michigan colleges and universities where total 306,443 students have applied and 198,790 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $58.00 and the graduate application fees is $49.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Michigan colleges.
General Admission Information of Michigan Colleges
Open Admission Policy108 out of 171 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 58.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 49.00
Average Acceptance Rate64.87%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)24.15%
Average Test Scores1,130 SAT / 24 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2020-2021, total 306,443 students (137,419 men and 168,736 women) applied to and 198,790 (85,370 men and 113,278 women) students were accepted to admit Michigan Colleges. Among them, 21,735 men and 26,273 women were enrolled into Michigan schools. The average acceptance rate is 64.87% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 24.15%. The table below shows the Michigan colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Michigan Colleges (2020-2021)
Acceptance Rate 64.87% 62.12% 67.13%
Enrollment Ratio 24.15% 25.46% 23.19%
[Chart]Michigan Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Michigan college, 30,733 students (79.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 11,791 students (27.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,233 and 25th percentile score is 1,026. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 80 and 25th percentile score is 59. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Michigan colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Michigan Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing516.00620.00
SAT Math510.00613.00
ACT Composite20.0027.00
ACT Math19.0026.00
ACT English20.0027.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Michigan Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Michigan Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Michigan Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Michigan State, 82 schools use semester calendar systems and 12 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester82 out of 171 schools
Quarter12 out of 171 schools
Trimester2 out of 171 schools
Four-one-four plan2 out of 171 schools
Other academic year2 out of 171 schools
Differs by program13 out of 171 schools
Continuous54 out of 171 schools
Un-Known/Other4 out of 171 schools
Next table describes credits that Michigan colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits78 out of 171 schools
Credits for Life Experiences56 out of 171 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits79 out of 171 schools
Credit for Military Training67 out of 171 schools

Application Requirements

44 Michigan schools require High School GPA and 42 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 18 Michigan colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Michigan colleges.
Admission Checklist for Michigan Colleges
High School GPA440
High School Rank216
High School Record (or Transcript)424
Completion of College Preparatory Program1324
Formal Demonstration of Competencies66
Admission Test Scores188
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)21