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Higher Ed

Pursue a quality public college or university education right here in Dearborn.

Higher Education

Located in Dearborn, Henry Ford College offers associate degrees and certificates in 30 different fields—and provides two years of free college to Dearborn residents. Also in Dearborn, the University of Michigan-Dearborn, is a top-ranked regional public university, providing a quality Michigan degree rooted in practiced-based education on a welcoming and inclusive campus that reflects Dearborn and southeastern Michigan.



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Learn more about Henry Ford College

Henry Ford College (HFC) serves over 19,000 full- and part-time students on three campuses, with programs from art to robotics. Fifty-eight associate degree and certification programs qualify students to begin a career or to complete the first two years of a liberal arts or pre-professional program.
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Learn more about University of Michigan -Dearborn

University of Michigan-Dearborn was founded in 1959 through an innovative partnership between the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Company, with Ford providing an initial gift of just over 200 acres of land and $6.5 million. UM-Dearborn is a regional university, committed to excellence rooted in strong academics, innovative research and scholarship, as well as accessibility and affordability. The university has nearly 8,000 students pursuing more than 100 bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees in liberal arts and sciences, engineering and computer science, business, education, health and human services. A top-ranked university with an inclusive campus community, faculty devoted to teaching and students committed to achievement, UM-Dearborn has been shaped by its history of partnering with industry and community leaders, and is committed to finding solutions for today’s most pressing challenges.

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Student Housing

In addition to affordable homes and apartments throughout Dearborn, many students find the all-inclusive Union at Dearborn to be an attractive housing option.

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