University of Michigan-Dearborn Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More
This is the complete guide for transferring to UM-D. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to UM-D.
I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.
At UM-D, 39.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.
To read about regular admission requirements for University of Michigan-Dearborn, click here
What are the transfer requirements for UM-D?
UM-D requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:
|High School Transcript||Required of Some|
|College Transcript||Required of All|
|Essay or Personal Statement||Not Required|
|Standardized Test Scores||Required of Some|
|Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution||Not Required|
In addition to the above requirements, UM-D also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.
UM-D requires a minimum of 24 credits.
What are University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Transfer Deadlines?
Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down UM-D transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.
|Closing Date||Reported Deadline|
|Fall Transfer Deadline||September 4|
|Winter Transfer Deadline||January 6|
|Spring Transfer Deadline||May 4|
|Summer Transfer Deadline||June 29|
Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.
We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.
In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉
When are decision dates for University of Michigan-Dearborn transfer applicants?
If you applied to transfer to UM-D on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.
|Fall Transfer Deadline||rolling|
|Winter Transfer Deadline|
|Spring Transfer Deadline||rolling|
|Summer Transfer Deadline|
Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.
What is University of Michigan-Dearborn’s transfer acceptance rate?
In 2019, UM-D received 1888 transfer applicants.
The school accepted 1095 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for UM-D is 58.0%.
This indicates how hard it is to transfer into UM-D. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.
Additionally, of the 1095 accepted transfer students, 700 students enrolled - that means the yield was 63.93%.
UM-D accepts 58 out of every 100 transfer applicants.
How can you afford UM-D
UM-D costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for UM-D students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.
What are the University of Michigan-Dearborn transfer GPA requirements?
UM-D requires a minimum college GPA of 2.5 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.
In addition, UM-D requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.75.
Will you enjoy transferring to UM-D?
There are a lot of reasons to transfer to UM-D. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.
Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.
Or perhaps you’re drawn to Dearborn...
Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community
Finding success at UM-D is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?
These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.
If you’re considering transferring to UM-D then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.
Final Verdict: How to transfer into UM-D
Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the
for more info.
UM-D accepts 58.0% transfer applicants, which is competitive.
To have a shot at transferring into UM-D, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.63 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.78. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.
The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of UM-D students.
|25th Percentile||75th Percentile||Average|
|2018 Total SAT Score||1070||1290||1180|
|25th Percentile||75th Percentile||Average|
|2018 Total ACT Score||44||59||51|
University of Michigan-Dearborn’s average SAT score is 1180. To be a competitive applicant for University of Michigan-Dearborn your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.
If you’re considering transferring to UM-D, you may also want to consider the schools:Transfering to Bradley University
Transfering to Eastern Illinois University
Transfering to Lewis University
Transfering to Northeastern Illinois University
Transfering to Western Illinois University