USA, Michigan, Flint

University of Michigan – Flint

Bachelor, MBA

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The University of Michigan–Flint is the fastest growing public university in the state of Michigan. Nearly 33,000 college students are currently enrolled among Flint’s institutions of higher learning.

Since 2005, international student enrollment has increased over 200 percent, with students hailing from over 37 different countries. The campus offers over 100 undergraduate majors and concentrations and over 25 graduate areas and concentrations for advanced studies. Typical class sizes have a 14 to 1 student/faculty ratio. According to a 2008 student satisfaction survey, the overall level of satisfaction is significantly higher than the national average for other four-year public universities in the United States.

The Country

The United States of America consisting of 50 states and a federal district. At 9.83 million km2 in total and with around 317 million people, the United States is the third or fourth-largest country by total area and third largest by population. The United States is a developed country and has the world’s largest national economy, with an estimated GDP in 2013 of $16.8 trillion—23% of global nominal GDP. Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States.

Its capital is Lansing, and the largest city is Detroit. Michigan is the 9th most populous of the 50 United States with a population around 10 million.

The City

Flint is the largest city and county seat of Genesee County the state of Michigan. It is located along the Flint River, 106 km northwest of Detroit. According to the 2010 census, Flint has a population of 102,434, making it the seventh largest city in Michigan. Flint started with humble beginnings in 1819 as a trading post and later became known as a “carriage” town, which soon grew into the birthplace of the automobile. Wherever you look in the downtown Flint area, you’ll be reminded of the leaders who built the automotive industry. From historical homes to museums to art collections and estates, you’ll learn how these influential leaders shaped the community.

Student Life

With more than 100 student organizations to choose from, the University of Michigan-Flint has an organization for everyone. There are organizations for various academic departments, religions, and cultural backgrounds, as well as organizations for honors, club sports, social fraternities and sororities, service groups, and special interests. Given all these opportunities, it is hard to imagine wanting more.

Estimated Expenses

Rough Expense Comparison

Semester at ZSEM

Semester at University of Michigan

Health Insurance

Airfare

822 EUR

Housing/Utilities*

287 EUR

378 EUR

Internet/cable*

28 EUR

Food*

177 EUR

Books

Included

Depends

Transportation*

16 EUR

Visa

121 EUR

*per month

Accommodation

The First Street Residence Hall boasts apartment-style suites for two to four students, complete with kitchens, laundry facilities, wireless internet, and other amenities.

Travel Opportunities

Michigan itself has many attractions, famous landmarks, and scenic state and national parks and forests. In addition to the great ones, it has about 12,000 inland lakes, 38 deep-water ports, and more miles of coastline than any state but Alaska, and more lighthouses than any other U.S. state. Its agriculture features tourist-friendly fare such as cherries, blueberries, peaches, apples, and wine. And its cities include a major metropolis, some university towns, and countless rustic villages. Getting around is easy since everything is connected by Amtrak trains and buses.