University of Michigan (UM) - public higher education institution in United States. UM was founded in 1817. The university has an urban campus in Ann Arbor.

University ranking. In the recent years University of Michigan has a stable position in the top 20 universities of United States and does not plan to give it away. University of Michigan is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings. The most popular programs of UM are: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Mathematics», «Physics», «Chemistry», «Computer Science», «Economics & Business». The university is famous for its high education quality ranking in the top 100 in the international rating. High academic reputation allows the students to promptly find employment upon graduation.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance are required to submission by the admission committee. It is worth noting that the university has a liberal admission policy accepting 1 out of 2 applicants. The academic calendar consists of trimesters. Obtaining a bachelor’s at UM is anything but cheap with tuition fees of 41,811 USD per year. A master’s degree of UM will cost a student a significant sum of 39,000 USD per year. With that in mind the university provides remarkable students with scholarships and grants. Is among the educational institutions that allow the students to enroll in online programs. For more information you can visit the official website of the university

The composition of the university. University of Michigan is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 41,000 students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. It is worth mentioning that every 8 student of the university came from abroad. The university has more than 5 thousand teachers. Foreign specialists are the majority of the academic staff. A variety of international student exchange programs are available at UM. To learn more about the student life and current events, you can always follow the university on social media: Itunes, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of UM. The students have access to the university’s library. The students can live on campus if the apply for a dormitory room. University of Michigan is a part of the following groups American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), Association of American Universities (AAU), Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC), Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), Midwest Universities Consortium for In.
Ranking   19   14
Country United States
City Ann Arbor
Bachelor (foreigners) 41,811 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Master (foreigners) 39,000 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Bachelor (citizens) 12,500 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Master (citizens) 17,500 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Living expenses $806 -1,386 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 41.2%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1817
Abbreviation UM
Teachers 5,742
Students 41,754
Foreigners 13%
Religion None
Academic calendar Trimesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Arts, Knowledge, Truth
• The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
• American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
• Association of American Universities (AAU)
• Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)
• Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
• Midwest Universities Consortium for In
World ranking 19
Country ranking 14
Academic Reputation 20
Employer Reputation 69
Quality of teaching 127
International Faculty 226
International Students 348
Citations per Faculty 82
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 31
Engineering and Technology 37
Life Sciences and Medicine 26
Natural Science 36
Social Sciences and Management 33
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics 16
Physics 18
Chemistry 29
Computer Science 15
Economics & Business 12
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 19
QS World University Rankings 31
ARWU Academic Ranking 22
Cost of living in Ann Arbor
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 398 543
Food 221 393
Transportation 46 159
Communications and utilities 92 110
Clothing 21 75
Sports and leisure 27 105
Total 806 1,386
Accommodation in Ann Arbor USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 402
Shared room in city centre 549
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 711
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,052
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة ميشيغان، آن أربور
German Universität Michigan
English University of Michigan
Spanish Universidad de Míchigan-Ann Arbor
French Université de Michigan à Ann Arbor
Japanese ミシガン大学アナーバー校
Korean 미시건대학교 앤아버캠퍼스
Portuguese Universidade de Michigan-Ann Arbor
Russian Мичиганский университет
Chinese 密歇根大学-安娜堡
old University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
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University of Michigan - Official Description

The University of Michigan, one of the world's leading public universities, has 28,000 undergraduate and 15,000 graduate/professional students from all 50 states and 121 countries. Students may choose from over 240 undergraduate majors, over 90 master's programs, and over 100 doctoral programs. Numerous research and study abroad opportunities are offered at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. A wide variety of social, cultural, and athletic activities are available. There is something for everyone here. Michigan's programs are responsive to the changing needs of society; relevant to the goals of our students and community partners; rich in opportunities for independent and collaborative study, research and practical applications; and reflective of the traditions of excellence, innovation, and leadership. The University is located in the culturally rich and exciting community of Ann Arbor. Distinct yet closely integrated with the University, Ann Arbor offers its own array of social and cultural offerings, to which University students are enthusiastically welcomed. The city is home to numerous parks and athletic facilities, and boasts an excellent public transportation system. Michigan's primary international airport is conveniently located less than 25 miles (40 km) away.

Description of University of Michigan

The University of Michigan is consistently ranked among the top 20 universities in the world, and among the top 5 public institutions in the country. Many of the University's 706 degree programs, and its professional schools, consistently score high in national rankings as well. Founded in 1817, U-M has become a national and international model of a diverse and comprehensive public institution that supports excellence in research; provides outstanding undergraduate, graduate, and professional education; and serves people and organizations in the community, region, state, nation, and world through its many partnerships and collaborations. The University of Michigan is located in Ann Arbor, a city of 117,000 that is known for its lively arts environment, fine dining, and excellent public schools. Ann Arbor was listed as #1 in Forbes magazine's 2014 listing of "Most Education Cities in America." The Ann Arbor campus enrolls more than 43,000 students and includes professional schools in Dentistry, Law, Medicine, and Pharmacy. Each year, U-M awards 14,000 degrees. The University's instructional staff includes Pulitzer Prize, Guggenheim, Mac Arthur Fellowship, and Emmy Award winners. Michigan is widely recognized as one of the leading research universities in the world. With its 19 top-ranked schools and annual research budget of more than one billion dollars, U-M is a national treasure trove of intellectual achievement and social impact.U-M's research successes span nearly every field of science, engineering, medicine, the social sciences, and the humanities. The opportunities the University provides for connections across campus and beyond has played a critical role in this exceptional record of achievement. The University's athletic heritage is as storied as its academic past. Michigan played in the first Rose Bowl in 1901, beginning the tradition of New Year's Day bowl games. In 1973, the U-M began offering varsity teams for women in basketball, field hockey, swimming and diving, tennis and volleyball. Today, the U-M competes in 27 varsity sports (13 men, 14 women). To date, Michigan athletic teams have claimed 56 national championships in 12 sports

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