Study In Michigan - Explore Universities in Michigan
Study in Michigan, and find the best universities in Michigan.
Located in the Great Lakes region of the United States, Michigan is the 9th most populous state and home to one of its most celebrated and rawest cities in the home of Motown itself, Detroit.
Michigan is split in two by water, with the larger Lower Peninsula housing more people and the smaller slipper shaped Upper Peninsula being more lightly populated but having more scenery.
Michigan is famous for its car manufacturing, which although scaled back since the stock crash after September 11th, still employs thousands of people and families in the state and contributes hugely to the US economy.
Study in Michigan?Michigan is home to a number of institutions where you can study an undergraduate course. There are numerous public universities spread throughout the state and several high-ranking private universities, including several classified as research institutions by the Carnegie Foundation.
Some of the universities in Michigan that you can study at include:
- Central Michigan University
- University of Michigan
- Michigan State University
- Michigan Technological University
- Oakland University
- Wayne State University
Western Michigan University
Immigration and visasBefore travelling to the USA to study, you will need to apply for a non-immigrant visa for study in Michigan.
The most common kind of student visa is the F-1 visa, which entitles the holder to study at any US accredited college or university.
To apply for a student visa, you will need to fill out an application form (found on the US Embassy website) and send appropriate documentation, such as evidence of financial standing and proof of university acceptance and academic qualifications, as well as possibly attending a visa interview at the US Embassy in your home country.
Accommodation and living costsMost universities in Michigan provide dedicated accommodation for international students in halls of residence or apartment buildings. Finding somewhere to live with fellow students is a good way of getting settled into student life in Michigan and avoiding dealing with estate agents.
However, some students prefer to find their own accommodation in Michigan. A popular student city in Michigan is Ann Arbor, which is home to the University of Michigan. There are also significant student populations in Mouth Pleasant, Ypsilanti, Detroit and Kalamazoo.