About the College

Michigan robots

Engineers for a better world

As part of the nation’s number one public research university, our engineering programs, students, instructors, and collaborations have a world-class reputation. 

Our academic approach combines technical depth with lateral thinking and collaboration across disciplines. We want our graduates to embody equity-centered values – seeking out different perspectives and global worldviews. We are committed to engaging our entire community, learning and growing together.

Highlights of our unique academic environment

  • Fourteen highly ranked engineering departments with growing faculty headcount and student enrollment
  • On a campus with leading business, medical and liberal arts colleges, we share buildings with social scientists, auto manufacturers, doctors and artists
  • The country’s first engineering/arts living-learning community
  • Hundreds of student organizations and competitive teams
  • Flexible, interdisciplinary degree programs for students who choose to customize their course of study
  • Combined bachelor’s/master’s programs that enable students to earn both degrees in just five years
  • Partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and other academic institutions on six continents
  • One of the nation’s most successful centers of entrepreneurship
  • Numerous student research opportunities across the university

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Michigan Engineering Mission

Michigan Engineering provides scientific and technological leadership to the people of the world. We seek to improve the quality of life by developing intellectually curious and socially conscious minds, creating collaborative solutions to societal problems, and promoting an inclusive and innovative community of service for the common good.

Read more about our vision, mission, and values.

A community where everyone can be heard

We are committed to creating an environment where all members of our community enjoy a high-quality educational experience – where personal interactions, classroom experiences, and research activities are free from harassing and discriminatory behaviors. 

We are determined to investigate and address any allegations of misconduct that might occur.

For more information and to learn how to report an incident, please contact our Office of Student Affairs and explore these U-M resources.

Information about in-state tuition rates

The University of Michigan’s tuition structure is two-tiered, reflecting resident and nonresident rates. To be eligible to pay in-state tuition rates, a student must demonstrate compliance with the University’s Residency Classification Guidelines