University of Michigan - Flint
Founded in 1956 on a commitment to bring a quality Michigan education to Flint and the surrounding area, UM-Flint has done exactly what it set out to do. In the process, it has welcomed a record number of students into their classrooms, equipping them with the knowledge, experiences, and skills to make lasting contributions to the businesses, organizations, and communities they help shape.
Regularly ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a Best in the Midwest, UM-Flint offers over 100 undergraduates, and over 35 masters’, doctoral, and certificate programs recognized for their excellence and relevancy. From international business to local public health issues, UM-Flint faculty develop curricula with industry professionals to ensure students gain the experiences and skills they'll need to succeed.
The university offers the full range of resources of a large university in a small, supportive campus community that gives every student a voice. With just over 8,500 students and an outstanding faculty/student ratio of 13:1, UM-Flint's size fosters relationships that allow for personalized learning and individual growth.
UM-Flint students enjoy unique opportunities to engage in their communities while engaging their futures though field work, ground-breaking research, and community service. This unique approach to experiential learning encourages students to use the knowledge they’re gaining in the classroom to solve challenges in the world beyond the classroom walls. Students emerge from this experience better prepared to put their degrees to work.
By offering an outstanding Michigan degree, UM-Flint is one of the best values in higher education in the state and across the nation. With affordable tuition and a wide range of financial aid options including scholarships, UM-Flint is committed to connecting more deserving students to a respected University of Michigan degree.
There’s more to UM-Flint than the classroom. Here, students are part of a vibrant campus culture that encourages active participation. With over 75 student organizations and a growing list of club sports teams, our students have ample opportunities to connect, engage, and thrive.
The city of Flint is in the midst of a transformation. Known for decades for its role in the auto industry, “Vehicle City” is experiencing a rebirth as a hub of education and culture within mid-Michigan. Flint is also host to festivals and events that draw crowds from all across the Midwest, such as the Crim Festival of Races and Back to the Bricks car cruise. The university is conveniently located about an hour from Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Detroit, MI. That means access to even more restaurants, theaters, and nightlife.
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