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Personal Interest Students

If you would like to take classes for personal gain and enrichment, but are not planning to earn credit toward a degree, certificate, or to transfer, then applying as a personal interest student is the way to go! 

You are eligible to apply if you have a high school or GED diploma, or are 18 years or older.

Please note: personal interest students are not eligible for financial aid.

Helpful tips before you apply

  • See what you would pay at one of the lowest-priced Michigan colleges with our Net Price Calculator.
  • Browse our Course Catalog to make sure you have all the prerequisites met for the classes you want to take.
  • See the dates of the semesters and class registration dates.
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One step to becoming a Personal Interest student

Choose your semester and complete the online application.