We’re Making a Difference

UM-Flint Commencement Ceremony

Founded in 1956 on a commitment to bring a quality Michigan education to Flint and the surrounding area, UM-Flint has done exactly what we set out to do. In the process, we’ve welcomed a record number of students into our classrooms, equipping them with the knowledge, experiences, and skills to make lasting contributions to the businesses, organizations, and communities they help shape. We invite you to see how our students, faculty, staff, and campus are making a real difference.

Engineering students James Pung and Linsay Bartle work to build a better wind turbine with faculty member Ulan Dakeev.

In-Demand Degrees

Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a "Best in the Midwest" for 2015, UM-Flint offers over 100 undergraduate and 18 masters degree programs recognized for their excellence and relevancy. From international business to local public health issues, UM-Flint faculty develop curricula with industry professionals to ensure students gain the experiences and skills they'll need to succeed.

Urban planning students working with faculty member Victoria Morckel to measure the economic impact of the Flint Farmers' Market.

Engaged Learning

UM-Flint students enjoy unique opportunities to engage in their communities while engaging their futures though field work, groundbreaking research, and community service. This unique approach to experiential learning encourages students to use the knowledge they’re gaining in the classroom to solve challenges in the world beyond the classroom walls. Students emerge from this experience better prepared to put their degrees to work.

Travis Brimmer transferred from Mott Community College to finish his Michigan degree.

Affordable Excellence

By offering an outstanding Michigan degree, UM-Flint is one of the best values in higher education in the state and across the nation. With affordable tuition and a wide range of financial aid options including scholarships, UM-Flint is committed to connecting more deserving students to a respected University of Michigan degree.

JeCorey Hawkins honed his leadership skills through his involvement in student organizations.

Life on Campus

There’s more to UM-Flint than the classroom. Here, students are part of a vibrant campus culture that encourages active participation. With over 75 student organizations and a growing list of club sports teams, our students have ample opportunities to connect, engage, and thrive.

Physics students research "super massive black holes" with Dr. Rajib Ganguly.

A Four-Year University That Fits You

UM-Flint offers the full range of resources of a large university in a small, supportive campus community that gives every student a voice. With just over 8,500 students and an outstanding faculty/student ratio of 15:1, UM-Flint's size fosters relationships that allow for personalized learning and individual growth.

Downtown Flint

Urban Reinvention

UM-Flint students learn in the heart of a dynamic urban setting in the midst of an exciting transformation. Located in the heart of Flint's urban reinvention, our downtown campus is among the safest of any public university in Michigan. It's also just an hour's drive to East Lansing, Ann Arbor, Saginaw, Detroit, Canada, and the region’s best destinations.

UM-Flint and Hurley Medical Center have partnered on nursing education for over twenty years.

Strong Community Partnerships

UM-Flint is an integral part of the community we serve. We are committed to supporting the success of our region by collaborating with community and business leaders to transform today’s learners into tomorrow’s leaders. These collaborations include our innovative educational partnerships that provide local high school students a clear pathway to university.  

UM-Flint alumnus Gary Jones is on U.S. Representative Dan Kildee's staff.

Contributing Alumni

Look at leading businesses and organizations across Michigan, and you’ll find UM-Flint alumni contributing to their success. We have conferred degrees to 38,156 alumni—80% of whom are Michigan natives. And while many of our graduates stay in the state to start careers, launch businesses, advance their learning, raise families, and build stronger communities, a large number are also making their mark across the nation and the world.

UM-Flint students walking downtown.

Learn More

At UM-Flint, we believe the learning process never ends. We invite you to learn more about our campus, community, faculty, programs, and students. Start by visiting our campus in person to experience first-hand the UM-Flint difference.