The University of Michigan-Dearborn welcomes applications from qualified international students.
English Language Proficiency
Since all instruction at the University is in English, before admission international students must demonstrate English proficiency by earning the specified minimum score on one of the following tests:
- 84 on the Internet-Based Test IBT TOEFL
- 6.5 on the IELTS
- 220 on the Computer-Based TOEFL
- 80 on the MELAB
In addition to the instructions for domestic applicants, international applicants must also provide:
- Official documentation of all courses taken and grades received (transcripts/records) from each undergraduate and postgraduate institution attended. Transcripts/records should be issued in the original language and be accompanied by English translations prepared by the institution's authorized official, such as a registrar.
- Official certification of degrees and dates awarded, issued in the original language and accompanied by English translations prepared by the institution’s authorized official, such as a registrar. Academic transcripts/records must have a seal and signature in ink from the institution's authorized official, such as a registrar.
All submitted credentials and documents become the property of the College of Business.
International students should not plan to be employed while studying at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
In addition to the instructions for domestic applicants, international applicants must:
- Submit the Affidavit of Financial Support for International Students with supporting documentation. Recommendation for admission cannot be certified without this information.
- Submit official transcripts from all universities attended according to the directions listed in this section under the heading “Transcripts.”
- Meet the minimum standards of the English proficiency requirement by taking either the TOEFL or the MELAB and submitting scores to the College of Business.
International students requiring an I-20 must have completed application documents to the College of Business by the following deadlines:
Fall semester (September): June 1
Winter semester (January): October 1
Summer semester (May): March 1