Admissions at The University of Michigan-Flint

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Start on the Path to Your Michigan Degree

Are you ready to challenge yourself and pursue your academic success at the University of Michigan-Flint? Take your first step by applying for admission!

With over 100 undergraduate degrees and over 60 graduate programs for you to choose from, UM-Flint welcomes you to join our supportive and vibrant community where you are empowered to unleash your full potential.

To make your admission process easier, the Office of Admissions is here to help you with every step of your application—from giving you a simplified application process to offering one-on-one guidance. We are with you as you work towards enrolling at UM-Flint.

On this page, you’ll find admission requirements, events, important dates and deadlines, and other information you need to prepare for your application to UM-Flint.


Admission Requirements and Processes

At UM-Flint, we understand that every student has a unique situation and background. In order to review your application holistically, we have a set of admission requirements and processes for different types of students.

According to the student group you belong to, review your admission information below.

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First-Year Undergraduate Students

If you’re a high school graduate, or about to become one, and want to find a university that has outstanding academic programs with thriving campus life, you’ve come to the right place to earn a world-respected University of Michigan degree.

Review the admission process for first-year students.

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Transfer Students

Community college students or students from other universities who are ready to make the transition to UM-Flint are all welcome to apply. We provide detailed instructions on how your credits can transfer and get you on the path to achieving your academic success.

Learn more about transferring to the University of Michigan-Flint.

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Graduate Students

Whether you just earned your bachelor’s degree or you are a working professional, get ready to level up by pursuing a graduate degree or certificate at UM-Flint! Our expert staff and faculty in Graduate Admissions are here to help you find the program that works best for you.

Learn more about UM-Flint’s graduate admissions.

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International Students

Each year, we welcome students from across the globe to UM-Flint. Our staff is well-versed in helping international students navigate the details of coming to Flint, Michigan to pursue their undergraduate or graduate degrees.

Learn more about International Admissions.

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Other Students

Don’t fit in the student groups above? At UM-Flint, we have special services designed to assist everyone in achieving their academic goals. You can apply as dual enrollment, guest students, non-candidates for degree, readmitting students, veterans, and more!

Learn more about admissions for other students.

UM-Flint Application Deadlines

Undergraduate Admissions Deadlines:

  • Fall Semester (Priority Deadline): August 27
  • Fall Semester (Final Deadline): Two business days prior to the first day of classes
  • Winter Semester: January 6
  • Spring Semester: May 3 
  • Summer Semester: June 28

Graduate Admission Deadlines

Graduate admission deadlines vary by program and by semester. Find your desired graduate program and review the application deadlines stated on the program page, or contact graduate admissions for more information.


What Makes UM-Flint Unique?

Empower Personal Growth & Transform Communities

At the University of Michigan-Flint, we take pride in our commitment to student success. Our faculty and staff are here to support your personal and professional development in every dimension.

Through cutting-edge research projects, community service experiences, and industry partnerships, we encourage you to get involved and utilize the skills and knowledge gained at UM-Flint to make an impact on society.

Embrace Diversity

The University of Michigan-Flint provides you with an uplifting and inclusive environment. Our students from different parts of the U.S. and around the world forge a tight-knit community where you can build a strong professional network and lifelong relationships.

Ignite Innovation

At UM-Flint, we value creative problem-solving, hands-on learning, and out-of-the-box thinking. From first-class facilities and laboratories to transformative academic programs, we support you to keep pushing boundaries, exploring your passions, and following your curiosity.


The UM-Flint Experience – Visit Campus

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Visiting our beautiful campus in Flint, Michigan is the best way to experience our campus culture and student life. Take an in-person or virtual campus tour or set up a one-on-one appointment with our admission counselors today!

We also offer many other opportunities for you to get to know UM-Flint including open houses and info sessions.

Learn more about visiting UM-Flint.


Learn more about Admissions at the University of Michigan-Flint

Submit your application today to start your path on reaching your full potential at the University of Michigan-Flint! Have more questions about the admissions process and requirements? Contact us today!


Annual Security & Fire Safety Notice
The University of Michigan-Flint’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASR-AFSR) is available online at go.umflint.edu/ASR-AFSR. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes Clery Act crime and fire statistics for the preceding three years for locations owned and or controlled by UM-Flint, the required policy disclosure statements and other important safety-related information. A paper copy of the ASR-AFSR is available on request made to Department of Public Safety by calling (810) 762-3330, by email to UM-Flint.CleryCompliance@umich.edu or in person at DPS at the Hubbard Building at 602 Mill Street; Flint, MI 48502.