Admissions Statistics

Facts & Figures about the incoming class

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The 2023-2024 SMTD Community


820 Undergraduate students (75.1%)

272 Graduate students

773 Music students

157 Theatre students

88 Musical Theatre students

74 Dance students

215 Faculty members

5:1 Students-to-Faculty Ratio

93% Student Retention

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Fall 2023 Undergraduate Class Profile

3.76 average GPA

30 average ACT

1346 average SAT

202 Incoming First-Year Undergraduate Students

  • 26.3% Michigan Residents
  • 65.8% Out-of-State Residents
    • 26 States & DC Represented
  • 7.9% International Students
    • Hailing from Canada, China and South Korea
  • 11.8% First-Generation College Students

Come from Around the World

Over the last few years, our undergraduate students have come from 42 US states and territories and 20 countries around the world, and our graduate students have come from 43 US states and territories and 29 countries around the world. Explore more using the map below, which has a maize M for our graduate students and a blue M for our undergraduate students (zoom in for more detail):