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Undergraduate

Requirements

All international students applying to the University of Michigan-Flint undergraduate program are required to submit the following:

All credentials must be official, original documents or notarized, attested copies of the original. Copies, faxes, and scanned documents will not be accepted.

Checklist

  • Contact an International Counselor in the International Center with questions regarding the application process.
  • Choose the academic program for which you wish to apply. You may want to visit the University Catalog for specific program degree requirements and detailed course information.
  • Submit an application.
  • Submit the following items by mail to the International Center office:
Conditional Admission to UM-Flint

The undergraduate and graduate programs use English proficiency test scores to determine a student’s eligibility for entrance into the University. Students who do not have a recent English Proficiency score or who do not meet the language proficiency requirement may be conditionally admitted.

This would mean that students have the opportunity to take English Language classes at the university and after passing the MELAB or submitting an English Language test score that meets the requirement they can transition to their academic program.

Costs

Please review our Estimated Expenses page for cost details.

Guidelines for In-State Tuition

Certain non-immigrants may qualify for In-State tuition at the University of Michigan-Flint.  For more information, please see In-State Tuition Guidelines.

Graduate

Requirements

All international students applying to the University of Michigan-Flint Graduate Program are required to submit the following:

All credentials must be official, original documents or notarized, attested copies of the original. Copies, faxes, and scanned documents will not be accepted.

Checklist

  • Contact the Office of Graduate Programs with questions regarding the application process.
  • Choose the academic program for which you wish to apply. You may want to visit the University Catalog for specific program degree requirements and detailed course information.
  • Submit an application at least 6 months prior to the beginning of the term for which you wish to apply. You may apply online using the Graduate International Student Online Application, or a by using a paper application.
  • Submit the following items by mail to the Office of Graduate Programs:
Conditional Admission to UM-Flint

The undergraduate and graduate programs use English proficiency test scores to determine a student’s eligibility for entrance into the University. Students who do not have a recent English proficiency score or who do not meet the language proficiency requirement may be conditionally admitted.

This would mean that students have the opportunity to take English Language classes at the university and after passing the MELAB or submitting an English Language test score that meets the requirement they can transition to their academic program.

Costs

Please review our Estimated Expenses page for cost details.

Guidelines for In-State Tuition

Certain non-immigrants may qualify for In-State tuition at the University of Michigan-Flint.  For more information, please see In-State Tuition Guidelines.

ELP

Requirements

Students may enroll in the English Language Program (ELP) to improve their English language skills prior to admission.  The requirements to enroll are

All credentials must be official, original documents or notarized, attested copies of the original. Copies, faxes, and scanned documents will not be accepted.

Costs

Please review our Estimated Expenses page for cost details.

Term

Term

Duration

Start Date

End Date

Fall 2014

14 Week Term

September 3, 2014

December 11, 2014

Winter 2015

14 Week Term

January 6, 2015

April 20, 15

Spring 2015

14 Week

TBA

TBA

 

Orientation

The International Center would like to welcome you to the University of Michigan-Flint and we look forward to getting to know you as a UM-Flint student.  UM-Flint has a rapidly growing international student population and currently enrolls over 500 international students from over 40 different countries.  We hope you will thrive on our campus and in our immediate community and take full advantage of the many clubs, organizations and other activities provided for you through different departments on campus.  Taking an active role on campus will not only enhance your own college experience, but it will also enrich the UM-Flint campus in countless ways.  

The International Center staff is very diverse and many have lived or studied abroad and know what it is like being an international student in a new country and city.  We are very pleased to assist you during your years at UM-Flint and are looking forward to working with you.  Our international student advisors will help in areas such as:

  • Immigration
  • Campus Resources
  • Employment
  • Community connections
  • Workshops on CPT/OPT, Taxes, Health Insurance, Cultural Adjustment, and Scholarships

 
As an admitted student, don’t forget to register for the mandatory International Student Orientationation at my.umflint.edu.  You will need your uniqname which can be found in your admissions packet.

SPRING ORIENTATION 2014
Thursday, May 1, 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Happenings Room, University Center

FALL ORIENTATION 2014
Monday August 25th 10am – Thursday August 28th 3pm
Michigan Rooms A-D, University Center

Apply

Apply Online

Our undergraduate admission decision considers all available academic data, including grades, test scores, and caliber of high school program. The University may consider nonacademic factors in the admission decision including information we receive regarding your leadership qualities, exceptional talents, conduct, and citizenship. In general, the average grade of incoming freshmen is a B (3.0 GPA), and the minimum grade for incoming transfer students is a C (2.0) GPA or higher.

Submit Documents to:

International Undergraduate Admissions
International Center
219 University Center
303 East Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48502
USA

Deadlines

Undergraduate & ELP

Although UM-Flint admits students on a rolling-basis, students are encouraged to apply 2 months prior to the term start.

Graduate

International students may be required to apply earlier than the deadline posted by the program. The final deadlines for international students are May 1 for the fall term, September 1 for the winter term, and January 1 for the spring term. International students should apply by the earlier deadline (program deadline or the international deadline).

I-20 Immigration Documents

For students that need to receive an I-20 to apply for a VISA, please view the dates below.  These dates refer to the last day the International Center will mail out an I-20 outside of the U.S. for the particular term.  This does not apply to students in the U.S. and transferring their SEVIS I-20 to the University of Michigan-Flint

Fall Terms: August 1st

Winter Terms: December 1st

Spring Terms: April 1st

Summer Terms: June 1st

Semester Start Dates
  • Spring 2014: May 5, 2014
  • Summer 2014: June 30, 2014
  • Fall 2014: September 3, 2014
  • Winter 2015: January 6, 2015