The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

The University of Michigan is a top public university, recognized as an international leader in higher education due to the outstanding quality of its academic programs and dedicated faculty. Students who join U-M’s vibrant, diverse community are engaged and successful; an overwhelming majority complete a meaningful degree program in a reasonable time frame. To facilitate students’ achievement of their personal and academic goals, U-M offers a range of academic and co-curricular offerings. U-M further promotes student success by providing sufficient course offerings, academic support services, advising and mentoring, and merit- and need-based financial aid. Note: The graduation rates based on National Student Clearinghouse search results tend to be lower than U-M's actual graduation rates. For questions, please contact obpcontact@umich.edu
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 6,450

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90%
3%
1%
1%
5%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
88%
2%
4%
2%
4%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
76%
1%
17%
3%
3%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in the Fall of 2010. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-ANN ARBOR IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 0% 0% 2% 76% 88% 90%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 0% 0% 2% 76% 88% 90%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 3%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 3%
Enrolled at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 95% 93% 89% 17% 4% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 2% 3% 2% 1% 1%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 3% 4% 3% 2% 1%
Current Status Unknown 5% 4% 5% 3% 4% 5%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 874

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92%
3%
1%
4%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
89%
2%
4%
2%
3%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
34%
54%
2%
10%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in the Fall of 2010. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-ANN ARBOR IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 4% 34% 77% 89% 91% 92%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 4% 34% 77% 89% 91% 92%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 1% 2% 2%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 2% 2% 3% 3%
Enrolled at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 76% 54% 14% 4% 1% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 0%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 2% 2% 2% 1% 0%
Current Status Unknown 19% 10% 5% 3% 4% 4%