International students

"The ability to work across cultures and countries is essential, particularly in many engineering fields where international offices have teams working together. Students who have the opportunity for global learning are going to have life-transforming experiences that shape their future success."

- Nancy Philippart '80, M.A. '87, Ph.D. '14

As of fall 2022, the college enrolled 110 international undergraduate students and 363 international graduate students from 33 countries -- all of whom can seek educational, cultural and social support and assistance from the university's Office of International Students and Scholars as well as language assistance from the English Language Institute, the only intensive English language program in the metropolitan Detroit area.

All international applicants are required to submit a qualifying TOEFL or IELTS score and a WES Evaluation.




Please note that the deadlines for international students (both graduate and undergraduate) are different than domestic students in order to allow for visa processing. International students currently in the U.S. may have a shorter visa processing time. 

Already in the U.S.?

Please follow the deadlines below:

Fall (begins in August): June 1
Winter (begins in January): October 1
Spring/Summer (Spring begins in May; Summer begins in June): February 1

Outside the U.S.?  

Please follow the deadlines below:

Fall (begins in August): May 15
Winter (begins in January): October 1
Spring/Summer (Spring begins in May; Summer begins in June): January 1

Processing of completed applications received after these dates cannot be guaranteed to occur on a schedule that will allow a student to obtain their visa in time for the semester.

Please contact an engineering graduate program coordinator for more information on the graduate application and deadline process. Undergraduates should contact an undergraduate advisor for more information on the undergraduate application and deadline process.