The University of Michigan-Flint, one of three UM campuses in the state, is a public university that began as a two-year college in 1956. Today, UM-Flint is the fastest-growing public university in Michigan, according to MLive.com. Currently, about 6,900 undergraduates and 1,300 postgraduates participate in student living at the university, and since 2005 the enrollment of international students has increased more than 200 percent, with students coming from more than 37 foreign nations.
The university is located in Flint, Michigan, stretched along a curve of the Flint River at the site of the Hamilton Dam. The city is home to more than 102,000 residents and contains all of the entertainment options, restaurants and cultural attractions expected of city of its size. The UM-Flint campus is located in the northern downtown area, making student housing attractive for those seeking a dash of urban excitement. Off campus housing and university apartments are available for rent throughout the area.
Students at UM-Flint may enroll in more than 100 undergraduate majors and concentrations, and more than 25 areas of graduate and advanced study. Degrees are conferred through the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education and Human Services, School of Health Professions and Studies, and School of Management. With its increased popularity, the University of Michigan at Flint has seen its academic reputation bolstered. In 2011, the Princeton Review included the institution in the the "Best in the Midwest" category.
A university apartment in Flint gives students a convenient living arrangement that is close to the campus and among the most popular student hubs in the city's downtown district. Nearby, off campus residents can find the Capitol Theater Building, the Torch Bar and Grill, and Bill Thomas' Halo Burger. In addition, the Flint River gives students a beautiful place to stroll and escape the library for a quick study break.
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