First-Year Students

In order to apply for the four-year Honors Program, you will need the following:

  • Completed University of Michigan-Flint undergraduate application.
  • Completed Honors Program application (a writing sample is required).
    • Recommended GPA: 3.7 minimum
    • Recommended ACT/SAT: 27/1260 minimum
    • No ACT/SAT: Minimum 3.9 GPA

How Applicants are Selected

When we select applicants, we take into consideration the following factors:

  • Grade point average, ACT/SAT scores, and rank in graduating class.
  • Seriousness of curriculum and courses in high school.
  • Seriousness of purpose, self-motivation, and wide range of interests as revealed by personal statement or essay.

Final Decision

  • You will be notified by the Honors Program of the final decision regarding your application by email as soon as possible.
  • If you are accepted, please register for one of the first-year orientation dates.

International Students

In order to apply for the Honors Program, you will need the following:

  • Completed UM-Flint international undergraduate student application.
  • Completed Honors Program application (a writing sample is required).
    • Recommended TOEFL: 79 minimum
    • Recommended IELTS: 6.5 minimum
    • Recommended GPA: 3.7 minimum
    • SAT Reading: 496 minimum
    • SAT Math: 514 minimum
    • SAT Writing: 488 minimum

How Applicants are Selected

When we select applicants, we take into consideration the following factors:

  • Grade point average, SAT scores, and rank in graduating class.
  • Seriousness of curriculum and courses in high school.
  • Seriousness of purpose, self-motivation, and wide range of interests as revealed by personal statement or essay.

Final Decision

  • You will be notified by the Honors Program of the final decision regarding your application by email as soon as possible.
  • If you are accepted, please register for one of the first-year orientation dates.

Transfer Students

We admit a small number of students each year into the two-year junior/senior transfer program on a competitive basis.

Eligible Students Include

  • UM-Flint sophomores who were not previously in the Honors Program.
  • Transfer students from other colleges and universities.

In order to apply, you will need the following:

  • Completed UM-Flint transfer student application if transferring from outside UM-Flint.
  • Completed Honors Program application (a writing sample is required).
    • Recommended GPA: 3.7 minimum
  • Transcript if transferring from outside UM-Flint.

Final Decision
You will be notified by the Honors Program of the final decision regarding your application within two to three weeks.