Advanced learning made affordable.

With affordable tuition and financial aid options for graduate students, UM-Flint’s graduate programs offer outstanding academics and a recognized U-M degree for an excellent value. Qualifying graduate students also have access to a limited number of grants and scholarships as well as a wide range of loan options.

Tuition: Tuition at UM-Flint is competitive in our state. Tuition varies by the academic program at the graduate level. Visit our Student Accounts website for tuition and costs, tuition due dates, and payment plans.

Scholarships: UM-Flint offers a range of scholarships for graduate students and scholarships for individual degree programs. Learn more about your scholarship options and how to apply. The Office of Financial Aid scholarship application is open mid-December each year. February 15, 2021, is the priority deadline for graduate students, June 1, 2021, the final deadline.

Students must be admitted to access the scholarship application. We recommend having a complete application by May 1 to expect an admission decision in time to apply for scholarships by the June 1 final deadline. 

Research Assistantships: Graduate Student Research Assistantships provide graduate students the opportunity to earn stipends each month while assisting faculty with performing vital and groundbreaking research. 

Loans: By applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), students can apply for a Graduate PLUS Loan. More information can be found here

Graduate Student Grants: Learn more about qualifying and applying for graduate student grants that don’t require repayment.

Fellowships: UM-Flint offers two fellowships that provide financial support for graduate students. Learn more about the King Chávez Parks Future Faculty Fellowship Program and the Rackham Fellowship

TEACH Grants: Students in our MA in Literacy Education and Education with Certification (MAC) are eligible to apply for the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH)Our MA in Early Childhood Education students are eligible to apply for MIAEYC's T.E.A.C.H. grant

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Enrollment Criteria: click here to learn how many credits you need to be either full or part-time.

Residency Requirements: Learn about meeting University of Michigan residency requirements that enable you to qualify for in-state tuition.