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  • Writer's pictureLeah Beasley-Wojick

Michigan Assured Admission Pact (MAAP): Opening the Doors to Higher Education for Michiganders


In a groundbreaking development, Michigan's higher education landscape is undergoing a transformation to make college dreams a reality for students across the state. A coalition of 10 public universities recently unveiled the Michigan Assured Admission Pact (MAAP), an initiative designed to help open the doors to higher education for more Michigan students, simplifying the admissions process.


Simplifying Admissions

College admissions can be daunting, especially for first-generation students and those from under-resourced areas. MAAP simplifies the process by introducing a clear enrollment standard: a minimum 3.0 GPA.


Participating Institutions

The universities participating in MAAP for the Fall 2024 admission cycle are:

  1. Central Michigan University

  2. Eastern Michigan University

  3. Ferris State University

  4. Lake Superior State University

  5. Northern Michigan University

  6. Oakland University

  7. Saginaw Valley State University

  8. University of Michigan-Dearborn

  9. University of Michigan-Flint

  10. Wayne State University

Not participating in the pact are the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Michigan State University, Grand Valley State University, Western Michigan University, and Michigan Technological University.


Encouraging In-State Enrollment

MAAP aims to attract local talent by setting a reasonable GPA threshold for assured admission. It showcases the quality of in-state institutions and fosters a sense of pride and belonging.


A Pioneering Initiative for Michigan

MAAP exemplifies Michigan's commitment to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and thriving higher education environment. It has the potential to change countless academic journeys, making college education more attainable for all.


The Michigan Assured Admission Pact (MAAP) signals a profound commitment to accessibility and support for Michigan's students on their path to higher education, showcasing the power of collaboration and innovation in creating opportunities for Michiganders.

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