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The University of Michigan located in Ann Arbor, Michigan is best known as a public research university with approximately 29,000 undergraduate students and 16,000 postgraduate students. One fun fact about the University of Michigan is the “Wolverines” have almost 500,000 living alumni! Ann Arbor is a walkable town with a diverse selection of world-class dining, art and sporting events, and a thriving cultural community. Planning a college visit? Check out our Inside Scoops Guide to the University of Michigan for the best advice for college students. 

“The school spirit and strong alumni connections were the deciding factors when our daughter decided Michigan was the school for her.”

Patrick, NJ

Notable Alumni

  • Gerald Ford – Former US President
  • Larry Page – Google Co-Founder
  • Arthur Miller – Playwright
  • Mike Wallace – Editor
  • Ruth Reichl and Gael Greene – Food critics
  • James Earl Jones – Actor
  • Michael Phelps – Olympic Swimmer
  • Both Gemini 4 and Apollo 15 had all University of Michigan crews

Popular coffee spot

Lab Cafe is a nice serene atmosphere with tables to plug in and do some work while enjoying a cup of tea or coffee and a sweet.

Where do students like to hang?

The Diag or Arboretum!


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Contact info

Literature Science and the Arts Building, 500 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

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