Q: Can we apply for several majors during the application?
You can only apply for one major during the application process, but you can indicate at the end of the form your 2nd and 3rd major choice.Q: Is there any requirement for specific courses when applying to certain majors? E.g. If I apply to Computer Science Engineering, will the score in C++ be considered as more important than othersú┐
The departments will not look closely to specific courses at the undergraduate level.Q: Do we need to take any English course at UM?
If you have met the requirement for English proficiency at the time you apply, you are not required to take any English course at UM.Q: Can we drop the offer if we are not satisfied with the major we are enrolled for?
Yes.Q: Is there going to be a waiting list when you release the admission?
There is no waiting list. Q: Can we get a list of the courses that could be transferable?
You can check online on our webpage. We have a database for courses that are transferable from JI. We are going to evaluate most of your courses.http://www.engin.umich.edu/transferdatabase/college.jsp?id=1931
Please also see the following link for transferrable SJTU courses: http://www.engin.umich.edu/transferdatabase/college.jsp?id=1710Q: Which will carry the most weight in the application material?
The GPA definitely carries the most weight if you reach the minimum requirement in English proficiency.Q: Do we have to fill the GPA score in the application form?
No, you do not have to write down your GPA score.Q: What is the difference between the cumulative GPA and the GPA for the core courses?
Core courses are courses in math, science, and engineering.
English, humanities, social sciences and foreign language are counted in the cumulative GPA. Both GPAs will need to meet the minimum requirements.Q: What is the amount of money required to be stated in Financial Support? Is that okay if the sponsor is not the parents?
The estimated cost for two semesters for 2008-2009 academic year is $49.903 (it changes on a yearly basis), paid semester by semester. The assessment is done with the highest possibility in cost in order to be more easily approved when applying for a visa. The sponsor must be closely tied with the student.Q: How about the online application fee?
The online application fee for JI applicants is waived by UM Office of Recruitment & Admissions. The JI representative will distribute the waive code to JI applicants at a proper time.Q: We know that the University of Michigan receives applications from around the world, will the applications from the JI students be reviewed separately?
The UM views JI as a partner school and sister school. They know about the JI professors and courses therefore your application will be reviewed separately.Q: Can I use stocks or funds as my financial support documents?
No, it must be money you have direct access to.Q: If I am admitted to the dual degree program, does that give me the advantage to apply for the CUGP?
No, at this moment the students will be reviewed separately for the CUGP.