Graduate education at the University of Michigan is a shared enterprise. The Rackham Graduate School works together with faculty in the schools and colleges of the University to provide more than 180 graduate degree programs and to sustain a dynamic intellectual climate within which graduate students thrive.
The Rackham Graduate School and the graduate program work as a team to manage the application review process. As an applicant you will be interacting with both offices.
The University of Michigan provides many sources of financial assistance to help students meet educational and living expenses. Whether you are a prospective student, a current student, a master’s or doctoral student, we want to make sure you know about the funding available for your graduate education.
From your first registration through the final stages of the degree process, we’re here to help every step of the way.
Rackham offers opportunities, funding, and resources that prepare graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to access the wide range of careers available to them. Our Rackham professional development and engagement programs – from our DEI Certificate to our Program in Public Scholarship – provide outlets for interdisciplinary learning and community building related to professional interests.
Resources to support the diverse backgrounds and experiences that compose our Rackham community.
Over 8,300 students are enrolled in Rackham degree programs taught and advised by faculty in graduate programs situated within 18 of the 19 schools and colleges across the Ann Arbor campus. Another 7,000 students are enrolled in graduate and professional degree programs administered separately by individual schools and colleges at U-M.
Find Rackham and university information and resources related to the evolving situation with COVID-19.
The Rackham Building is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The building is closed on Saturdays and Sundays (unless there are events).
The Building is also closed on the following days: Thanksgiving (Thursday and the following Friday), Christmas through New Year’s, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4), and Labor Day.