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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who operates the school?
    Michigan Islamic Institute is run by several board members and colleagues with a wide variety of experiences and degrees. The school principal is Mufti Abdul Rahman Waheed and the vice school principal is Mufti Abdul Wahab Waheed.
  • What kind of school is Michigan Islamic Institute? What is a private school?
    Michigan Islamic Institute is a boarding and day school for all-boys located Warren, Michigan. We are a private school that is financially supported by donations and tuition payments, rather than by the government and is operated by several board members.
  • Does Michigan Islamic Institute charge tuition?
    Yes, Michigan Islamic Institute charges monthly tuition payments. Payments are withdrawn by the 3rd of every month, for 12 months of the year.
  • Why should you choose Michigan Islamic Institute?
    Michigan Islamic Institute is a community of faith and learning, where students grow together in mind, body, and spirit. Traditionally, studying advanced Islamic sciences meant spending many years traveling and living abroad in a different country and cultural setting, making it difficult for many young and motivated seekers of knowledge from North America to access authentic sources of Islamic schools. The primary goal of Michigan Islamic Institute is to provide the opportunity for all ambitious individuals to learn and live by the guidelines of Islam.
  • How does Michigan Islamic Institute handle bullying and student discipline?
    Michigan Islamic Institute has a ZERO tolerance policy to student bullying. Any student that is found to be harassing or bullying other students will be under enrollment review. Each case that is brought to the administration’s attention will be handled accordingly.
  • Is there a school uniform policy?
    Students are required to wear the topee/Imama (Islamic hat), Shalwar (above the ankles), curta/jubba/jalbab (modest) on a daily basis for class. Students are expected to dress in clean neat clothes that fit well and are in good repair, modest in style, and appropriate for the school and learning environment.
  • What are the school hours? How do I contact after-hours?
    The main school office is open Monday – Thursday from 7:45 AM – 4:35 PM and Friday from 7:45 AM – 1:00 PM. To contact the school after-hours, please email us or call (586) 573 – 7777 and leave a detailed voice message.
  • What are the school timings? When do classes end?
    School timings are Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Classes end at 4:30 PM every day.
  • How many students attend Michigan Islamic Institute? How many students are boarding?
    Two hundred full-time students currently attend Michigan Islamic Institute, with 100 students boarding on-campus.
  • What is the average class size?
    The average class size in all Islamic and educational departments are about 10 – 20 students.
  • What kind of school is Michigan Islamic Institute and how does it differ from traditional education?
    Michigan Islamic Institute is a private all-boys boarding and day school. Michigan Islamic Institute differs from traditional education in that it offers full-time programs to memorizing the Quran and learning Islamic studies, without compromising in secular education.
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