First-time Freshmen Students

Four life-changing years start here.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your educational journey at UM-Flint, then get ready to apply. Here you’ll find step-by-step guidance on meeting admission requirements as a first-time freshman, completing your application, and preparing for a great start to your university experience. Our goal is to help you reach your goals, and see you thrive on campus and in the world beyond. 

If you have any questions about the admissions process, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (810) 762-3300 or We look forward to seeing you in our classrooms and on campus. 

Freshmen Merit Scholarships

Freshmen Merit Scholarships

Instantly available to motivated first-time freshmen with strong academic records, UM-Flint's Freshmen Merit Scholarship program offers a wide range of awards...

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There are a variety of options for you to apply for admission. In addition to our traditional online application (no fee required), UM-Flint now offers incoming freshmen the option of applying through the Common Application. You can also download an application and return it to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions along with a nonrefundable $30 application fee.

Admission Requirements

UM-Flint offers flexible admission requirements for students who bring a wide range of academic backgrounds and experiences to our campus. In addition to your GPA, we look at test scores, the high school you attended, and nonacademic qualities such as leadership and community engagement.

Application Checklist

Follow our simple, step-by-step application checklist that tells you what you’ll need to do to apply as a first-time freshman at UM-Flint. 

Important Dates and Deadlines

Stay on top of important dates and deadlines, so you can keep your application process running smoothly.

Degree Programs

UM-Flint offers over 120 programs of study. Learn more about our wide range of degree programs reflecting in-demand and emerging fields. 

Student Veterans

UM-Flint welcomes veterans and active-duty service men and woman to our campus. Student veterans are welcome to apply here. To support a successful transition to university and civilian life, we also offer the dedicated services of our Student Veterans Resource Center. This center offers assistance with accessing education benefits as well as connecting to campus and community resources. 

Next Steps

You’ve applied. Now what? Check here for the next important steps you’ll need to move closer to a respected University of Michigan degree.