University Of Michigan Flint

University Of Michigan Flint

University of Michigan Flint, also known as UM Flint, is a public university located in Flint, Michigan, United States. It is one of the three campuses in the University of Michigan system. The university was founded in Detroit in 1817 by the governor and judges of the Michigan Territory. The Princeton Review, in its list of '2009 Best Colleges', has selected and ranked the school as the "Best in the Midwest." UM Flint offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Education and Human Services
  • School of Health Professions and Studies
  • The School of Management

UM Flint's sports teams are nicknamed the Victors. The University also has several sports clubs. UM Flint's student-run, campus newspaper is The Michigan Times.

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University of Michigan-Flint
303 E Kearsley
Flint , MI 48502-1950
General Phone: (810) 762-3000

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University of Michigan-Flint Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching257education, elementary school teaching, art education, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, social studies teaching, biology teaching, history teaching, ...
Business and Management239business management, operations management, accounting, finance, organizational behavior, actuarial science, marketing
Liberal Arts163African-American studies, French language, Spanish language, Romance languages and literature, English, liberal arts and humanities, interdisciplinary studies, social services, anthropology, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine131registered nursing, nurse anesthetist
Family and Social Work104public administration, social work
Therapy and Counseling71psychology, clinical psychology, psychology courses, physical therapist assistant, physical therapy
Science69biology, biomedical sciences, molecular biology, biochem/biophysics/molecular biology, wildlife biology, ecology, chemistry, physics
Media38communication studies
Computer Science and Engineering36computer and info science, information science, computer science
Medical Administration28health care administration, environmental health, public health education
Security and Law Enforcement24corrections and criminal justice
Medical Support and Technology23health service and sciences, radiation therapist, clinical lab tech
Fine Arts18fine arts
Music8music, music performance
Engineering8engineering science, engineering management
Drama and Performing Arts7drama, stagecraft
Conservation and Resource Management7environmental science, natural resources courses
Religion and Philosophy6philosophy, ethics
Design1design and visual communication

Number of programs and degrees for University of Michigan-Flint in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree91569
Master's degree29110
Doctor's degree - professional practice331

University of Michigan-Flint Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Michigan-Flint had a total enrollment of 6,883 students (5,546 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 40%
Women 60%
Full-Time 92%
Part-Time 8%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 82%
Graduate 18%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 72%
Black 12%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 15%
20-21 16%
22-24 19%
25-29 19%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)2%

University of Michigan-Flint Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 71 %
Part-Time 53 %

University of Michigan-Flint Room and Board (2007)

University of Michigan-Flint offers campus housing for 310 of its 5,546 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Flint, Michigan for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Michigan Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Michigan-Flint Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal380560
SAT Math460590
SAT Writing440493
ACT Verbal1724
ACT Math1724
ACT Composite1823

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT2%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT97%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

University of Michigan-Flint Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,376
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,384
Room and board $ 7,900
Room charge $ 5,300
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,200
Books and supplies $ 950
Other expenses $ 3,528

Financial Aid:
University of Michigan-Flint participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 232700)

University of Michigan-Flint Faculty

University of Michigan-Flint has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2941
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2753

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*3$104,571
Associate professorcalendar year0*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*3$114,269
Instructorcalendar year1*5$65,607
Lecturercalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*15$86,582

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year31$86,8646$84,132
Associate professoracademic year30$69,08025$64,750
Assistant professoracademic year28$67,94238$56,712
Instructoracademic year1*3$48,227
Lectureracademic year20$45,40730$43,200
All faculty totalacademic year110$69,310102$56,071

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Michigan-Flint Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Actuarial Science
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other

Design and Visual Communications, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Psychology Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Speech Teacher Education
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other

Engineering Science
Engineering/Industrial Management

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
African-American/Black Studies
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Environmental Health
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Public Health Education and Promotion

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist

Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse Anesthetist
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy

Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Molecular Biology
Physics, General
Wildlife Biology

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other

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