Prospective Student Info
Everyone is a big fish here.
Our professors and advisors know you by name. You have resources of a major research university in a small, close-knit department that feels like family. NAME classes feature a faculty/student ratio of about 1:20 or smaller.
Learn about your future department.
- Undergraduate Program – learn about our undergraduate program, admissions and requirements, dual degree information.
- Graduate Program – learn about our graduate program, degree programs and requirements, academic focus areas and research focus areas.
- Contact Information – have more questions? Ask us.
Explore some of our student societies and teams.
Don’t worry. We help new students get started.
- Office of New Student Programs (ONSP) at U-M – Welcome to Michigan programs and orientations, helping incoming students get ready to start their journey here.
- Orientation to Computing at U-M – Introduction to IT services and resources, U-M online directory (MCommunity), Wolverine Access, and the U-M Computer Showcase.
- Engineering Advising Center - Get ready for academic success.
- Engineering Career Resource Center - It's never too early to plan your career.
Getting around Ann Arbor is a breeze.
- Campus Information Centers
- Ticket Office
- U-M Housing
- International Center
- Transportation and Directions to Ann Arbor
- U-M Bus Routes
- Ann Arbor Bus Service
- Directions and Map to NAME Department on Our Visit Us Page
- Parking Options on North Campus
Ready to apply? Here’s what you need to know:
- U-M Prospective Students – information on how to apply to U-M, transfer credits, and estimated cost.
- Engineering Admissions – information for prospective Michigan Engineers
- Scholarships – information about financial aid and scholarships
- Support Services – information about wellness programs here at the College
- International Programs in Engineering office – information on international education through the integration of international coursework, academic programs abroad and international industrial internships
- Horace H. Rackham Graduate School – for graduate studies
- University of Michigan Academic Calendar – Academic Calendar, Student Registration Deadlines, Textbook Calendar
Ask a Naval Architect
What Do NAME Graduates Do?
Michigan NAME graduates work in almost every field that touches water, including:
- Offshore energy - wind, oil and gas exploration
- Watercraft design - military, competitive, commercial and recreational
- Great Lakes and ocean shipping
- Coastal erosion prediction
- America’s Cup racing teams
- Policy and consulting
Like all Michigan engineers, NAME graduates skills and knowledge of engineering principles means they can also take jobs in automotive, transportation, robotics—the opportunities are endless.