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Colleges / University of Michigan-Flint

UMich Flint Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to UMich Flint, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 22 and the application fee is $30.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

UMich Flint Admissions Stats at a Glance

UMich Flint 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 19%
Mean SAT Score 1086
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 92%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 13%
Waitlist No

Considering Applying Early to UMich Flint?

University of Michigan-Flint does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is UMich Flint Hard To Get Into?

UMich Flint is a moderately difficult school to get into. UMich Flint evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, UMich Flint accepted 77% of students, around 3,110 of the 4,017 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UMich Flint, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What Does UMich Flint Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at UMich Flint

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Considered
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

UMich Flint Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to UMich Flint must submit the following items. Double check with UMich Flint's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.7
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UMich Flint?

Students admitted to UMich Flint have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 58% submitted a class rank. At UMich Flint 19% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 44% were in the top 25% and 80% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At University of Michigan-Flint, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 58%
3.75 and 3.99 25.4%
3.50 and 3.74 18.1%
3.25 and 3.49 15.1%
3.00 and 3.24 14%
2.50 and 2.9 13.8%
2.00 and 2.49 2.3%

UMich Flint does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

UMich Flint is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 92% of UMich Flint's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 13% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for UMich Flint?

To be competitive with other UMich Flint applicants, you should strive to earn between 970 and 1200 (or higher!) on the SAT. At UMich Flint 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1200 and 25% of scored lower than 970, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a UMich Flint student is 1086.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of UMich Flint students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of UMich Flint students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for UMich Flint?

To be most competitive at UMich Flint, you should strive to earn between 19 and 26 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UMich Flint's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.

A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UMich Flint students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.

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Transferring to University of Michigan-Flint

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to UMich Flint.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 20. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in UMich Flint during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term

UMich Flint Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UMich Flint?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UMich Flint.

Does UMich Flint accept transfer credits?

UMich Flint accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Do I have to submit test scores to UMich Flint?

UMich Flint is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is UMich Flint's acceptance rate?

UMich Flint's acceptance rate is 77%.

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UMich Flint Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into UMich Flint? UMich Flint is a somewhat selective institution. The UMich Flint acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.



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UMich Flint Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 22

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 20

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UMich Flint is Aug 22.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UMich Flint is Aug 20.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UMich Flint ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above


19 to 26


19 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to UMich Flint is 22. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into UMich Flint. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

UMich Flint SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

970 - 1200


Math SAT Range

480 - 600


Reading SAT Range

490 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1200 and Above


970 to 1200


970 and Less


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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for UMich Flint students is 1086. Applicants with SAT scores of 1200 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UMich Flint, while applicants with SAT scores between 970 to 1200 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 970 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UMich Flint.

UMich Flint GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At UMich Flint, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.46. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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