Be part of the U-M academic tradition.
Experience an outstanding Michigan education in a small, inviting campus community that welcomes students and faculty from around the world. Part of the University of Michigan tradition of academic excellence, UM-Flint is recognized across the nation and the globe as an outstanding institution of higher education where students are guided toward their goals. Discover why a growing number of international students are choosing to pursue their degrees and their dreams at UM-Flint.
Staffed by many international student graduates of UM-Flint, the International Center is here to help you understand the application process, secure the necessary documents, plan your transition to the United States, adjust to university life, and access the full range of student services and resources available to you on campus.
Quality Academic Programs
With over 100 academic programs, UM-Flint offers an excellent education that prepares you to succeed in your goals, wherever they may take you.
At UM-Flint, you’ll have access to the full range of resources you expect from a large university in a small, supportive campus community. With just over 8,500 students and an excellent student/faculty ratio of 15:1, UM-Flint’s size fosters a personalized and engaged learning experience.
English Language Preparation
For students who require additional preparation in English language proficiency, UM-Flint offers our unique on-campus English Language Program (ELP). This intensive, accelerated program focuses on building the English language skills needed to be admitted to UM-Flint and be ready for the classroom. ELP participants additionally have the opportunity to take the MELAB English language test at no additional charge.
With a thriving international student community, our campus provides a truly cross-culture educational experience. We host a wide range of programs, events, and workshops for international students, and help students and faculty from around the world stay connected on and beyond campus.
Safe, Attractive Housing
Living on or close to campus is a great way to enjoy a genuine university experience and connect with other students. UM-Flint offers two attractive, convenient, and safe housing options to choose from — both steps from classes as well as the energy of downtown Flint and its many restaurants, cafés, and student hangouts.
UM-Flint is consistently one of the most affordable four-year public universities in Michigan. Living in Flint is also more affordable than most other major university cities, while still offering the energy and excitement of a thriving urban center.