Applying to college is one the most stressful times for high school students, but that's about to get a little easier. Michigan students with dreams of attending universities across the state will have a better chance than ever coming next fall thanks to a new program.

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Starting in the Fall of 2024, students across the state of Michigan will have the chance to secure admissions to not one, not two, but TEN remarkable public universities with a GPA of 3.0. Of the 15 public universities in the state, 10 are participating in the Michigan Assured Admission Pact with a goal to boost enrollment according to the Michigan Association of State Universities.

"Higher education is the surest path to prosperity for our state and its residents, yet college enrollment has been declining each year over the past decade," said Daniel J. Hurley, chief executive officer of the Michigan Association of State Universities, in a news release. "MAAP aims to counter this trend by assuring that every high school graduate in Michigan with a 3.0 or higher will be admitted to all ten participating public universities across the state."

What Michigan Universities Participate in the MAAP?

The Michigan schools participating in the fall 2024 admission cycle according to the press release are:

  • Central Michigan University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Ferris State University
  • Lake Superior State University
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Oakland University
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • University of Michigan-Flint
  • Wayne State University.

Keep in mind, that the pact applies to students applying for enrollment next fall and are those who will graduate high school in the spring of 2024.

Giving students desiring a higher education a better chance to attend one the public colleges is important in keeping enrollment high and students on the path to success according to those involved with launching the new program.

“Higher education is the surest path to prosperity for our state and its residents, yet college enrollment has been declining each year over the past decade,” said Daniel J. Hurley, chief executive officer of the Michigan Association of State Universities. “MAAP aims to counter this trend by assuring that every high school graduate in Michigan with a 3.0 or higher will be admitted to all ten participating public universities across the state. Combined with the new Michigan Achievement Scholarship, this collaborative effort will send a powerful message that a public university education in Michigan is more accessible than ever before.”

 

This incredible opportunity underscores the belief that potential knows no boundaries and that education should be accessible to all. With a 3.0 GPA, you can embark on your path to success at these esteemed universities, each offering unique experiences

Those students and parents looking for more information about MAAP can visit their website here. 

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