University High School
University High School is a public high school with a rigorous college prep curriculum. UHS is for students committed to success in high school and beyond. College Success is our first goal. Our partnership with Wayne State University enables all seniors to attend class on the WSU campus. Selected UHS students may even earn college credits through dual enrollment.
New students enter UHS in Grade 9 or 10, and applications are currently being accepted from students who live throught the Metro Detroit area, in Oakland, Wayne & Macomb Counties and other counties adjacent to Oakland County, through Schools of Choice.
A Proven Record of College Achievement
UHS graduates are currently outpacing the state for all students in post-secondary enrollment.
- Ranked in the Top 15% Statewide for College Success
- 80% College Retention
- 90% College Enrollment
- 98% High School Graduation Rate
- 100% of Seniors Attend Class on College Campus
Through Wayne State, the C2 Pipeline program offers on-site after school tutoring and enrichment. Students are engaged through hands-on, project-based learning activities in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). An emphasis is placed on careers in STEM and the healthcare profession. Learn more at the C2 Pipeline Webpage.
College Transition Specialist
We help you along the journey. Our college transition specialist guides students through high school and into college.
College Success Advisor
College-Prep at UHS doesn't end with graduation. Our college success advisor follows students through college, making campus visits and assisting students.
Come learn more about UHS at one of our 2018 information sessions. All sessions are held at University High School, 2521 Bermuda, Ferndale, MI 48220.
Weekday Sessions begin at 6:00 PM
- Tuesday, February 6th
- Monday, April 9th
- Tuesday, May 22nd
- Monday, June 4th
- Tuesday, June 26th
- Thursday, August 9th
- Wednesday, August 15th
Saturday Sessions begin at NOON
- Saturday, March 3rd
- Saturday, May 12th
- Saturday, June 16th
- Saturday, July 14th
- Saturday, August 25th
- Senior Classes on University Campus
- Highly Qualified, Dedicated and Skilled Teachers
- Safe, Supportive, Caring Learning Environment
- College Transition Specialist & College Success Advisor Staff Positions
- Involved Students:DECA, MHSAA Athletics, NHS, Robotics, Student Council, and more!
Student Activities & Athletics
Several very active school clubs and athletics opportunities give students experiences beyond the classroom where they excel, as well. Students are involved in DECA, Michigan’s largest organization for students preparing to become leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Several UHS students compete at the national DECA championships each year. Learn about all of our Clubs & Activities.
The UHS boys basketball team won the 2013 MHSAA District 24 Basketball Championship. In 2012, the UHS girls basketball team achieved Academic All-State status. Both the girls and boys teams are frequently district finalists.
UHS students play on the Ferndale Eagles Football team alongside thier neighbors at FHS. In 2017, the team has an 8-1 record!
The girls volleyball team reached the sem-finals in the league tournament this year. 3 athletes were named to All-League teams, including the 2017 Conference Volleyball Player of the Year.
Brian Alford is the Administrator of Student & Family Affairs for University High School.
Jason Beatty is the Administrator of Staff Affairs & Curriculum.
Derek Adams is the Administrator of Building Affairs.