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University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Central Campus Diag, viewed from the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, looking North credit: AndrewHorne
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Overview
Public
27,969 Undergraduates
29% Admissions Rate
City: Midsize
Public
Region: Midwest
Size: Big
Doctoral
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
503 Thompson Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan
48109
(734) 764-1817
www.umich.edu

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is a top-ranked public research university, and one of the first public universities in the United States. It was founded in 1817 in Detroit, and moved to Ann Arbor when the town was 13 years old. Today, the campus sits on 3,207 acres. Notable alumni include Former U.S. President Gerald Ford, singer Madonna, senior advisor to Former U.S. President Barack Obama Valerie Jarrett, quarterback Tom Brady and actor Darren Criss. The official motto is “artes, scientia, veritas,” which means “Arts, Knowledge, Truth.” The university’s colors are maize and blue, and its mascot is the Wolverine. It is part of NCAA Division I – Big Ten, and the Wolverines have won more than 56 national championships in 12 different sports. The varsity sports offered by the college include men’s baseball, basketball, football, cross country and gymnastics, and women’s basketball, soccer, swimming and water polo. Former U.S. President Gerald Ford, who was a star linebacker and center for the school’s football team, would have the official U.S. naval band play his alma mater’s fight song before State events instead of the traditional “Hail to the Chief.”

Location

Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County. The 2010 census recorded its population to be 113,934, making it the sixth largest city in Michigan.Ann Arbor is home to the University of Michigan. The university shapes Ann Arbor's economy significantly as it employs about 30,000 workers, including about 12,000 in the medical center. More from Wikipedia...

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restaurants score

Students
50%

Men

50%

Women

20

Average Age of Entering Students

1033

New Transfer Students

Admissions
29%

Acceptance Rate

42%

Enrollment Yield

1310-1500

SAT Range

55,504

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$16,107

Typical Cost

$47,476

Out-Of-State (published)

$14,826

In-State (published)

64%

Recieve Financial Aid

87%

Have Loans

$19,933

Median Debt

Academics
12.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

56

National Merit Students

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

882

Doctorates Awareded

Psychology

Top Major

42

Faculty Awards

108

National Academy Members

1,238

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 1,500 on campus

Greek Life:

Many to choose from, but all Greek activity was suspended in late 2017

Party Scene:

Named one of the top party schools in the U.S.
Athletics
Football Conference:

Big Ten Conference

Basketball Conference:

Big Ten Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Big Ten Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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