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Acceptance Rate 65.49%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 22.34%
Applicants 332,767
Admitted 217,928
Enrolled 48,687

Applying To Michigan Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 65.49% at Michigan colleges and universities where total 332,767 students have applied and 217,928 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $59.00 and the graduate application fees is $49.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Michigan colleges.
General Admission Information of Michigan Colleges
Open Admission Policy106 out of 194 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 59.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 49.00
Average Acceptance Rate65.49%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.34%
Average Test Scores1,133 SAT / 24 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2021-2022, total 332,767 students (149,386 men and 182,571 women) applied to and 217,928 (92,162 men and 125,572 women) students were accepted to admit Michigan Colleges. Among them, 22,263 men and 26,357 women were enrolled into Michigan schools. The average acceptance rate is 65.49% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 22.34%. The table below shows the Michigan colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Michigan Colleges (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Applicants332,767149,386182,571
Admitted217,92892,162125,572
Enrolled48,68722,26326,357
Acceptance Rate 65.49% 61.69% 68.78%
Enrollment Ratio 22.34% 24.16% 20.99%
[Chart]Michigan Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Michigan college, 16,387 students (49.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 4,115 students (14.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,245 and 25th percentile score is 1,020. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 80 and 25th percentile score is 61. 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 Writing515.00628.00
SAT Math505.00617.00
ACT Composite21.0027.00
ACT Math20.0026.00
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, 81 schools use semester calendar systems and 11 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester81 out of 194 schools
Quarter11 out of 194 schools
Trimester2 out of 194 schools
Four-one-four plan2 out of 194 schools
Other academic year2 out of 194 schools
Differs by program13 out of 194 schools
Continuous52 out of 194 schools
Un-Known/Other31 out of 194 schools
Next table describes credits that Michigan colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits78 out of 194 schools
Credits for Life Experiences55 out of 194 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits79 out of 194 schools
Credit for Military Training67 out of 194 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 2 Michigan colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Michigan colleges.
Admission Checklist for Michigan Colleges
RequiredRecommended
High School GPA440
High School Rank215
High School Record (or Transcript)424
Completion of College Preparatory Program1324
Recommendations127
Formal Demonstration of Competencies66
Admission Test Scores210
TOEFL344
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)21