The Office of Graduate Programs facilitates the admissions process for all graduate programs at the University of Michigan-Flint. We provide general information about graduate programs, hold recruitment events, and provide a nurturing and supportive environment in assisting prospective students to reach their academic goals.

Admission by Program

Each graduate program at the University of Michigan-Flint has its own policies and procedures for admission. Review the admission information for your program of interest.

Lifelong Learning

Graduate Lifelong Learning status permits and facilitates access to UM-Flint graduate courses to students not formally admitted to a UM-Flint graduate degree program. Learn more about Lifelong Learning.

International Students

The University of Michigan-Flint welcomes applications from prospective international students who have earned a bachelor's degree. Learn more about applying to a UM-Flint graduate program as an international student by visiting the International Students page.

Guest Students

Graduate students at other colleges and universities can be permitted to take UM-Flint graduate courses without being formally admitted to a graduate degree program by applying as a Guest Student. Please visit the Guest Students page for more information. 

Undergraduates Taking Graduate Courses

UM-Flint courses numbered 500 and above require graduate standing. Under exceptional circumstances, undergraduate students in good academic standing may elect a graduate-level course. Please visit the Undergraduates page for details. 

University of Michigan Residency Requirements

If you answer "yes" to the question, "Are you a resident of Michigan?" and any of the following circumstances apply, you must file an Application for Resident Classification and be approved to qualify for in-state tuition. Visit the Residency Requirements page for a full list of requirements.