University of Michigan—Ann Arbor

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University of Michigan

University of Michigan

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location students adm. int’l. fresh grad GPA ACT SAT TOEFL
Ann Arbor, MI 32,282 20% 8% 97% 93% 3.9 32 1450 100

University of Michigan—Ann Arbor is a public institution that was founded in 1817. Its campus size is 3,207 acres located in the city of Ann Arbor, only 45 minutes from Detroit, and considered one of the best college towns in the U.S. Students can join one of the school’s more than 1,500 student organizations or 62 Greek chapters. Athletics play a central role at Michigan, including the football team’s fierce rivalry with Ohio State. Michigan also offers highly ranked graduate programs, including the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, College of Engineering, Law School and Medical School.


U-M’s academic vigor offers excellence across disciplines and around the globe. This allows you to pursue your interests with confidence, whatever and wherever they are. There are more than 275 degree programs in 19 schools and colleges offering a tremendous academic breadth and opportunity for discovery. U-M’s student-faculty ratio is 15:1, and the school has 57% of its classes with fewer than 20 students. Popular majors include Information Science, Business, and Research, and Experimental Psychology.

Special Highlights

Pathways to Business. You don’t have to be a business major to be a part of the Ross community. Our business electives are open to all students on campus, so whether you’re pursuing a career in chemistry, the creative arts, engineering, or political science, a Ross business course can complement your undergraduate degree and give you a competitive edge. You might be surprised by how many Ross electives can support your career path.

Theme Communities. Theme Communities offer residents a scaffold of new learning opportunities and collaborative activities. They allow students to pursue passions, explore new interests in a co-curricular setting, and ready themselves to apply their learning in the world. A Theme Community may encompass a floor or an entire residence hall and focuses on a shared interest or common experience. Here you can experience U-M with other students who share your interests.

School Mission & Unique Qualities

The University of Michigan was the first public university in the Northwest Territories. U-M features more than 200 study abroad programs that can connect you to countries everywhere, where you can live and learn. International opportunities include study, internships, projects, volunteering, and research. Notable U-M alumni include: The first American to walk in space, the creator of the iPod, the co-founder of Google, and the 38th U.S. president.

Student Reviews…

“The university exceeded all of my expectations. Everyone is motivated to do their best. Although a large school, the administration truly cares about every student, and there are countless numbers of resources available to help with anything one may need.”