Student Outcomes

The University of Michigan conducts regular surveys of its student body, both internally and in collaboration with wider studies of higher education outcomes. By examining the results of these surveys, such as the University of Michigan Asks You (UMAY) survey, the U-M is constantly seeking to improve the experience of students during their time in Ann Arbor, and their subsequent outcomes.

UMAY survey 2013

Seniors rated their current level of proficiency in the following areas (summarized as percentage responding "good", "very good" or "excellent"; other possible responses were "fair", "poor" and "very poor"):

Other Outcomes

Class of 2017

Of those students who graduated in during the 2016-17 academic year, 94% were either engaged in further study or were employed within six months following graduation (based on respondants to surveys of recent graduates):

Concerning application to professional graduate programs:


Average graduate entrance test scores

Average scores achieved recently by U-M undergraduates and nationally on the main graduate entrance tests:

Test (Year) U-M National
GRE Verbal (2015-16) 159 150
GRE Quantitative (2015-16) 157 153
GRE Writing (2015-16) 4.2 3.5
LSAT (2015-16) 160 153
MCAT (2015-16)
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