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Undergraduate Application

LSA students admitted via Early Action will receive priority consideration for LSA scholarships.

Minimum Requirements

To be considered for admission into LSA, you should complete these classes by the end of your senior year in high school:

  • Four years of English
  • Three years of science, including biology
  • Three years of mathematics
  • Three years of history and/or social science
  • Two years of the same foreign language
  • Three years of other academic subjects

Students may also consider the Residential College (RC), a four-year program within LSA featuring small classes, close contact with faculty and staff, highly regarded foreign language training, and a cross-disciplinary curriculum. The RC offers the advantages of a small college coupled with all the resources of a big university. Visit the Residential College website for more information.

Application Instructions for LSA Freshman Undergraduates

  1. Submit a completed Common Application or Coalition Application, which requires the following:
    1. The Common Application or Coalition Application
    2. University of Michigan Questions (Pick an area of interest from the list of majors)
    3. $75 Application fee (or fee waiver request)
    4. School Report
    5. One Teacher Evaluation
    6. SAT or ACT with writing test scores
    7. TOEFLMELAB, or IELTS scores (for non-native speakers of English)
  2. Send your ACT or SAT scores directly to the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor:
    1. ACT (U-M code is 2062)
    2. SAT (U-M code is 1839)

Application Instructions for LSA Transfer Undergraduates

All transfer students are required to submit the following prior to the deadline date:

  1. A completed Common Application or Coalition Application with the University of Michigan supplemental essays
  2. $75 application fee or fee waiver request
  3. Final official secondary school record, including 9-12th grades, test data, and graduation date or GED results, if applicable
  4. Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions, including college transcripts for any dual enrolled courses
  5. ACT with writing, or SAT with writing, if taken as a high school student
  6. Send your ACT or SAT scores directly to the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor:
    • ACT (U-M code is 2062)
    • SAT (U-M code is 1839)
  7. If English is not your first language you must take the MELAB, TOEFL, IELTS, ECPE, CPE or CAE. Please see the exams and visas page for required score ranges. 
  8. Optional: Academic Evaluator/Instructor recommendation (Note: this is not required of transfer applicants to the College of Literature, Science, & the Arts, but may enhance the application during the review process)

School Report and Counselor Recommendation are not required for transfer applicants.