University of Michigan-Dearborn

4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128

313-593-5000

Mission:

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is an interactive, student-centered institution committed to excellence in teaching and learning.

We offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional education to a diverse, highly motivated, and talented student body. Our programs are responsive to the changing needs of society; relevant to the goals of our students and community partners; rich in opportunities for independent and collaborative study, research, and practical application; and reflective of the traditions of excellence, innovation, and leadership that distinguish the University of Michigan.

We accomplish this mission by:

Providing a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences;
Providing the knowledge and skills essential for career and personal success;
Integrating teaching, research and service in ways that enhance the learning experience;
Providing a dynamic environment where innovation, openness, and creativity are fostered;
Using advanced technologies to meet changing educational needs and establish links with the global community; and
Forging partnerships with business, industry, educational institutions, and government agencies.

We strive to be the institution of choice in southeastern Michigan for individuals and organizations that value accessibility, flexibility, affordability, diversity, and preeminence in education.

About Us:

Since its founding in 1959 with a gift of 196 acres from Ford Motor Company, the University of Michigan-Dearborn has been distinguished by its commitment to providing excellent educational opportunities responsive to the needs of southeastern Michigan. Shaped by a history of interaction with business, government, and industry of the region, the University of Michigan-Dearborn has developed into a comprehensive university offering undergraduate and master's degrees in arts and sciences, education, engineering and computer science, and management.

One third of the campus, more than 70 acres, is maintained as one of the largest natural areas in metropolitan Detroit, serving as a research and educational resource for the campus and the region. The Henry Ford Estate, home to the automotive pioneer and his wife, Clara, for more than 30 years and a National Historic Landmark, is located on the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus.

For the 8,600 enrolled students and 381 full-time instructional faculty, the University of Michigan-Dearborn is a place where students learn and grow, explore new ideas, and acquire the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their personal and professional goals. As graduates of University of Michigan-Dearborn, students will have a broad knowledge of the many fields of human achievement, and will be prepared for their careers with imagination, reasoning, and creative problem-solving abilities.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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