High School Counselor Information

Resources for High School Counselors

Welcome to the collection of helpful information about the University of Michigan-Flint for high school counselors. We value the partnerships we have with these professionals across the state of Michigan and beyond. Your work to help students make the decision about where to continue their education is important work, and that is why we want to ensure you are supported with timely information and other resources.

Meet Our Admissions Counselors

Our dedicated team of experts is ready to help. The UM-Flint Admissions Counselors who cover the entire state of Michigan are happy to work directly with you and your students to ensure they get their questions answered and their materials submitted.

The Admissions Counselors are also scheduling virtual visits at high schools. You can find the high school schedule and ways to set up a session here. You can also help students schedule appointments with our Admissions Office and Financial Aid Office to get their questions answered.

Special Events for Incoming High School Students

High school students have a variety of options when it comes to checking out UM-Flint online. From virtual tours to Virtual Visit Days and our special Academic Spotlight Sessions that focus in-depth on specific degree fields, we have a variety of events designed especially for incoming students. These are just a few of our many events. Check out our events section or contact an Admissions Counselor for more information.

UM-Flint Admissions Requirements

For students who are interested in attending, are some quick facts about our requirements for the academic year:

  • A test score is not required for admission to UM-Flint
  • Our standards program required grade point average is 2.7
  • Our competitive Honors Program required grade point average is 3.7

If a student has a grade point average that is below 2.7 it does require test scores and an interview in order to be considered for admission to UM-Flint. Read more about our admission requirements here.

Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid offers presentations/workshops to assist high school counselors and their students. If your school would like assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) please complete the form found here.

Important Deadlines

Below are key dates you need to know to help students submit materials so they can qualify for financial aid, scholarships, and opportunities to live on campus.

October 1

FAFSA opens — apply at FAFSA.gov and enter school code 002327

December 15

Admissions Deadline for Full-Ride Scholarship Competition Consideration **deadline date extended due to COVID-19

February 1

Priority Housing Application Deadline

March 1

Admission Deadline for Automatic True Blue Scholarship Consideration

May 1

Scholarship Acceptance Deadline for True Blue Scholarship Offers (must be signed up for orientation by May 1)

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First-Year Merit Scholarships

Instantly available to motivated students with strong academic records, our First-Year Merit Scholarship program offers awards ranging up to $5,000 a year, with limited full-ride awards available.