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Prospective Students

The University of Michigan remains committed to making a Michigan education available to talented and high achieving students from Detroit.

If you are a student from Detroit who is considering attending the University of Michigan many resources are available to help as you are applying and long before you start your college applications.

Admissions staff in the Detroit Office are immensely knowledgeable about all high schools in the Detroit area. You can stop by or make an appointment to learn about how to apply to U-M, talk about financial aid, and more.

Detroit Admissions Office
Theresa Cry
3663 Woodward Avenue, Suite 150
Detroit, MI 48201
phone: 313-872-7608

As a potential student from Detroit, you have the opportunity to qualify for U-M’s Go Blue Guarantee. U-M’s Go Blue Guarantee is an opportunity for in-state, full-time undergraduates to receive free or reduced tuition at U-M, based on a yearly assessment of family income and assets. To learn more visit the Go Blue Guarantee website.

Wolverine Pathways is a free, year-round program that partners with the families and schools in the city of Detroit to provide learning experiences that will help you succeed in college and after. All Wolverine Scholars who successfully complete the program, apply to the University of Michigan, and are admitted, receive a full four-year tuition scholarship to attend U-M.

Students that live in the city of Detroit must apply for Wolverine Pathways in 6th or 8th grade. To learn more information visit the Wolverine Pathways website.

The First Generation is an online and in-person resource hub at U-M for students who are among the first generation in their family to attend college. You can find information about the impact First Gens at U-M are making, programs to get involved in on campus, financial aid resources, and special events where First Gens meet and build community. For more information visit the First Generation website.