Undergraduate Application

Early Action deadline: November 1, 2014
Regular Decision deadline: February 1, 2015

LSA students admitted via Early Action will receive priority consideration for LSA scholarships. For more information on LSA scholarships, please see the Scholarships page.

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, which requires the following:

  • The Common Application
  • University of Michigan Questions (Pick an Area of Interest from the list of majors below.)
  • $75 Application fee (or fee waiver request)
  • School Report
  • One Teacher Evaluation
  • SAT or ACT with writing test scores 
  •  TOEFL, MELAB, or IELTS scores (for non-native speakers of English)

2. 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)

Application Instructions for LSA Transfer Undergraduates

1. Submit a completed Common Application, which requires the following:

  • The Common Application
  • University of Questions (Pick an Area of Interest from the list of majors below.)
  • Application fee
  • Final official secondary school record, including 9-12th grades, test
    data, and graduation date
  • GED results, if applicable
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
  • 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)
  • ACT with writing, or SAT, if taken as a high school student
  • TOEFL, MELAB, or IELTS scores if English is not your first language

2. 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)

Areas of Interest

College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA)


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