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.