Welcome! Thank you for considering the University of Michigan for your international experience.
The U-Michigan has a long tradition of welcoming international students and scholars to our campus in Ann Arbor. Our first international students joined the U-M in 1847 and our international enrollment has grown to almost 7,000. Our international students represent over 100 countries and bring valuable cultural and intellectual diversity to our community.
U-M is a very large and diverse institution with many opportunities for global student engagement. The information listed below can help you find the campus resource that best matches your interests:
- Degree-seeking students: If you plan to attend the University of Michigan to earn a degree, learn more about bachelor’s level application requirements or master’s and doctoral level application requirements.
- Exchange students: If you are already a degree-seeking student at an institution outside the U.S., and you are interested in studying at U-M for a semester or year, please review our exchange programs.
- International scholars: If you are a scholar who hopes to visit U-M for research, guest teaching, or other forms of collaboration, please review our visiting scholars programs. If you are a faculty or staff member interested in creating a formal agreement between U-M and another institution, please see our international agreements page.
- All international students and scholars: Explore the U-M International Center and its broad range of immigration, orientation and support services for our international community.
U-M hosted students from 139 countries last year.
U-M’s International Institute houses 17 centers and programs focused on world regions and global themes