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Your chances of getting into University of Michigan Flint

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

66.4%
Admission Difficulty for University of Michigan Flint
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at UM-Flint is 66.4%.  Its admission rate is the 11th lowest in Michigan.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into UM-Flint and can you get accepted?

UM-Flint is a moderately competitive school to get into. You have a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the criteria. Last year, 4,074 out of the 6,140 who applied were admitted.

University of Michigan Flint typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.54. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into UM-Flint?

66% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to University of Michigan Flint you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.54 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Score 1080 on the SAT
  • Score 24 on the ACT
  • Graduate in the top 25% of your high school class

UM-Flint GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.54

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Michigan Flint?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into UM-Flint are to have around a 3.54 high school GPA. You are required to have very good grades in high school.

If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UM-Flint accepts 66% of students who apply.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at UM-Flint is 3.54 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #14 in Michigan for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since UM-Flint is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.5 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted University of Michigan Flint students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 16.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 26.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 17.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 13.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 12.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 14.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 2.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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UM-Flint SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Michigan Flint. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 62% of students submitted SAT scores and 6% submitted ACT scores for admission for the most recent academic year..

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

930-1220

Applicants Submitting SAT 

62%
SAT Scores for University of Michigan Flint
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 480
Math 25th Percentile 450
Composite 25th Percentile 930
SAT Scores for University of Michigan Flint
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 620
Math 75th Percentile 600
Composite 75th Percentile 1220
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to University of Michigan Flint?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at UM-Flint is 1080 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 930-1220. Students who get into University of Michigan Flint score in the top 73 percent of all SAT test takers..  UM-Flint ranks #20 in the state of Michigan for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1080 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. UM-Flint regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 930 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 930, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 780, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

University of Michigan Flint is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1080 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1075, you have around a 66% chance of being admitted. A 1220 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 79% chance of getting in.

University of Michigan Flint admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1220 and Above Good >79%
1075 to 1220 Avg + 66%-79%
930 to 1075 Avg - 51%-66%
785 to 930 Reach 35%-51%
Less than 785 Low <35%
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UM-Flint ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

21-28 

Applicants Submitting ACT 

6%
ACT Scores for University of Michigan Flint
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 22
Math 25th Percentile 18
Composite 25th Percentile 21
ACT Scores for University of Michigan Flint
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 29
Math 75th Percentile 27
Composite 75th Percentile 28
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for students to get into UM-Flint?

Score Range

The average ACT score for admitted students to UM-Flint is 24, while the middle 50% of students (25th to 75th percentile) score between a 21 and 28.  The school ranks #13 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

For the best chance of admission, you should have an ACT of 24. This will place you in solid competition against other applicants. At a minimum, you should aim for a 21 and score in the score in the top 43 percent nationally. The lowest ACT score likely to be admitted is a 18.

6 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Michigan Flint.

Score Submission Requirements

You do not have to to submit ACT scores with your application as University of Michigan Flint is test optional. The policy from the school on ACT scores is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

Find other colleges with similar ACT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Here are your predicted chances of getting into UM-Flint for different ACT score ranges. A typical applicant with a 24 score has around 66% chance of getting in. Your odds increase to about 80% with a 28 ACT score.

University of Michigan Flint admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
28 and Above Good >80%
24 to 28 Avg + 66%-80%
21 to 24 Avg - 53%-66%
18 to 21 Reach 39%-53%
Less than 18 Low <39%
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High School Class Rank

60% of University of Michigan Flint freshman are in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class and 19% are in the top ten percent.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Michigan Flint students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 60%
Top 50% of class 86%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

University of Michigan Flint admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,726 3,385 6,140
Accepted 2,392 1,668 4,074
Acceptance Rate 88% 49% 66%
Enrolled 305 206 521
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 12% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 22, 2024

Days left to Apply

63

Applicants have 63 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 22, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Michigan Flint is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Michigan Flint and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Michigan Flint Application Requirements
Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Recommendations Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Michigan Flint
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Admission Requirements Summary

Because UM-Flint is moderately competitive, you have a strong chance of acceptance with the right GPA and test scores. If you have a 3.54 GPA, you have a very good likelihood of getting in. A 1080 on the SAT and 24 on the ACT will further lock in your application.

Other Colleges to Apply To 

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171146 IPEDS survey data for University of Michigan Flint.

FAQs

Does University of Michigan Flint prefer SAT or ACT?

62% of students submit their SAT scores to UM-Flint. 6% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Michigan Flint?

66% of those who apply are granted admission to UM-Flint. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Michigan Flint?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1220. The average SAT score is 1075. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Michigan Flint?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 28. The average ACT score is 24. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.