Undergraduate Enrollment Growth

Since 2004, undergraduate enrollment at the University of Michigan-Flint has increased by 27.1 percent. That includes growth in all segments of students. With the arrival of on-campus housing in Fall 2008, the impact of more students living in the city has been an integral part of the transformation of both the campus and downtown Flint. In the last 10 years, UM-Flint has met the needs of the growing student body by implementing more support services to help ensure student success. As a result, student retention has also risen to 80 percent, which is also at a 10-year high. 

Undergraduate Enrollment Trends

For Fall 2013, 90 percent of all UM-Flint students are from the state of Michigan, and 52.3 percent are Genesee County residents. Since 1956, UM-Flint has conferred 33,045 undergraduate degrees and 5,307 graduate degrees.

Graduate Enrollment

The dramatic increase in graduate enrollment at UM-Flint is due to the development of demand degree programs that meet the needs of students as they work to enhance both their knowledge and their careers. Since 2004, there has been a 149 percent increase in graduate student headcount at UM-Flint. Each year, the growth has been steady, and consistent.

Graduate Enrollment

UM-Flint has strong offerings at the graduate level, including programs that have been nationally recognized for excellence. These programs include the MBA program, the Master of Computer Science Program, and the Online Masters in Nursing Program.

The healthcare in field in particular has made it necessary to create expanded programs in the areas of nursing, public health as well as Physical Therapy where UM-Flint now offers the only Physical Therapy Ph.D. Program in the state.

International Enrollment

International student recruitment initiatives have been important and necessary to increasing both enrollment and diversity at UM-Flint. Since 2004, there has been a 976 percent increase in international students. In Fall 2013, 624 international students representing more than 40 countries are enrolled at UM-Flint. These students are pursuing both graduate and undergraduate degrees, and some students are enrolled in the English as a Second Language Program to help prepare them for work on the degree area of their choice. The addition of International students has enriched both campus and community, making Flint, Michigan an international hub for education. 

International Enrollment