University Of Michigan - Ann Arbor

United States

Public University, Estd. in 2007

Updated on - December 13th 2019 by Piyush Bhartiya

Overview

University Of Michigan - Ann Arbor Facts

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It is the oldest university in Michigan, founded in 1817 in Detroit, as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania.

  • The university campus has more than 584 major buildings, with a combined area of 780 acres, spread across the Central Campus, and North Campus, and two regional campuses in Flint and Dearborn, and a Detroit center.
  • Ann Arbor's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 27. U-M has been included on Richard Moll's list of Public Ivies.
  • The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor has more than 200 undergraduate majors, and over 100 masters and doctoral degree programs. U-M has conferred 6,490 undergraduate degrees, 4,951 graduate degrees, and 709 first-professional degrees in 2011-2012.
  • The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has classified University of Michigan as one of the 115 Doctoral Universities with very high research activity, with about $1 billion in the research budget.
  • 50 MacArthur Fellows, 25 Nobel Prize winners, 6 Turing Award winners and 1 Fields Medalist are been affiliated with the University of Michigan.

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1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,170,295.66
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,170,295.66
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 3,170,295.66
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
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Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT

About University Of Michigan - Ann Arbor

History

The University of Michigan was founded in 1817 in Detroit, as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania, by the governor of the Michigan Territory. Ann Arbor had set aside 40 acres for state capital ship, but when that did not happen, the land as offered to the University. In 1821, the university was officially renamed to its current name, the University of Michigan. The first classes started in 1841, with two professors and 6 freshmen and a sophomore student. Women were also admitted, starting from 1870. From 1900 to 1920, the university constructed many new facilities. By 1950, enrollment had increased to 21,000.

Overview

The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is a public Research University founded in 1817 in Detroit. Since the establishment, it had expanded to include more than 584 major buildings. The University is a founding member of the association of American universities. The Ann Arbor campus is divided into four main areas: the North, Central, Medical, and South campuses. The physical infrastructure includes more than 500 major buildings, with a combined area of more than 34 million square feet or 781 acres. Numerous prestigious individuals are associated with this university, including 50 MacArthur Fellows, 25 Nobel Prize winners, 6 Turing Award winners, and 1 Fields Medalist. The athletic team is also a Division I NCAA competitor, and are called the Wolverines. More than 250 Michigan athletes or coaches have participated in Olympic events, winning more than 150 medals.

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