University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


The University of Michigan is a public institute. It was founded by an act of the old Michigan Territory in 1817. The central campus of the institute was then moved to Ann Arbor in 1837. Since 1850 university has been governed by an elected board of regents.

U-M has around 250 undergraduate, 200 masters and 100 doctoral programs. It also offers a wide range of dual–degree and professional programs. Institute has over 1400 cultural, social, and athletic student associations. Due to outstanding academic offerings, the central location of Ann Arbor and the dedicated faculty University of Michigan is one of the most desirable universities.

Institute consists of nineteen colleges and following nine professional schools which offer programs in some 250 disciplines.

  • Ford School of Public Policy
  • The Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
  • School of Public Health 
  • Ross School of Business
  • School of Dentistry
  • Medical School
  • School of Social Work
  • Law School
  • College of Pharmacy         

The University of Michigan's main campus (Ann Arbor) is divided into four areas: Central, North, South and Medical campuses. University's physical infrastructure has more than 500 significant buildings, covering an area of 860 acres (3.483 km2). Other than that south and the central campuses area is contagious, and the north campus area is completely separated from them. All of these campuses are connected by a dedicated bus service.


The institute has an enrollment of approximately 32,000 undergraduate and 16,000 graduate students. And nearly 15% of this population is international, from 130 countries. A world-class education at university attracts students globally. Candidates from all over the world thrive on being part of U-M.

The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) team is made, which serves the international students. They provide professional support from the start of education till graduation. The ISSS team always help scholars and students to enhance the international character of the university. This team aims to foster a global campus community through all guidance. They guide you through comprehensive immigration advisement, risk and compliance management and provide advocacy at all levels. This team ensures that you always feel comfortable there.


You have both options available for accommodation. You take advantage of on-campus housing, or you can opt for private space. The University Housing department has information if you plan to live outside the campus. 

Moreover, living on campus has many advantages. There you have the opportunity to start networking and establish a network of friends and neighbours. For international students, they have developed a separate section which is named International House of Ann Arbor. Here you can interact and live with students from different cultures, religions, and racial backgrounds.


Nationally, U-M is recognized by U.S. News and World Report rankings annually. Usually, it is ranked among the top 10 in the country. The international and national orders of the institute are the following.

  • It is the 1st U.S. Public University by QS World University Rankings.
  • Globally In QS World University Rankings, it was ranked 21st.
  • The World University Rankings by Times Higher Education ranks it 23rd.


University of Michigan
500 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States

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