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University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Address: 500 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States

Description University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

  • Established: 1817
  • Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
  • Students age: 17+
  • Number of students: 46,000
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of training: mixed.

The University of Michigan is the eighth largest university in the United States and a major research center. The university is known for discoveries in the natural sciences - chemistry, physics, as well as medicine and astronomy.

Faculties and divisions:

  • Horace Reckhem Graduate School
  • Institute of Literature, Science and Art
  • Medical Institute
  • Institute of Engineering
  • Law school
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • School of Music, Theater and Dance
  • Institute for Natural Resources and Environment
  • College of Public Health
  • College of Social Work
  • School of Art and Design
  • Nursing Institute
  • College of Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
  • Faculty of Education
  • Stephen Ross Business School
  • Faculty of Kinesiology.

Founded in 1817, the University of Michigan is one of the oldest in the country. Since 1837, the university has been located in Ann Arbor. The university makes a great contribution to the development of science and education: the university was the first to study agriculture, telecommunications and the hotel business as scientific areas. Various scientific discoveries take place here, for example, the invention of the anticancer drug cisplatin.

Positions of the University of Michigan in the rankings-2021:

  • ARWU = 17 in the US
  • Forbes = 20 in the US
  • THE = 23 in the USA
  • Washington Monthly = 29
  • ARWU WORLD = 22
  • THE WORLD = 22
  • QS = 21
  • US News & World Report = 17.

Student exchange programs:

  • Bosphorus University (Istanbul)
  • University of Florence = Research Program in Orthodontics and Orthopedics
  • Troyes University of Technology = Engineering Programs
  • University of Western Australia
  • University of Melbourne.

Famous graduates

  • Gerald Ford, 38th President of the United States
  • Stanley Cohen, Nobel Prize Winner, Discovers Nerve Growth Factor
  • Marshall Warren Nirenberg, geneticist and Nobel laureate, deciphered the genetic code
  • Robert Schiller, economist, Nobel laureate
  • Richard Smalley, scientist, discovered a new form of carbon - fullerene
  • Joseph Francis Shea, NASA Superintendent, Engineer
  • David Scott, astronaut, one of the first people to visit the moon
  • Alfred Merrill Warden, astronaut, flew to the moon
  • Tony Fadella, creator of the Apple iPod
  • Thomas Knoll, programmer, created the core of Adobe Photoshop
  • Larry Page, Google search engine developer and co-founder
  • John Jacob Abel, discoverer of adrenaline
  • Iggy Pop, rock star
  • James Earl Jones, actor known as "the voice of Darth Vader"
  • Madonna, singer.

The university is glorified not only by discoveries and graduates, but also by a bright teaching staff. Here worked Joseph Brodsky, Russian scientist Stepan Timoshenko, a pioneer in the field of multi-core microprocessors Kunle Olukotun.

Interesting facts about the university

  • Running a mile naked is a funny tradition that has been banned since 1986, but there are always daredevils who continue it.
  • Omen and fear of being expelled prevent freshmen from stepping on the letter M, carved at the entrance to the university. It is believed that the newcomer will fly out of the university even before the first session.
  • Among the discoveries of the university, there is evidence that an unsuccessful marriage affects the health of a woman's cardiovascular system, as well as evidence that hormonal levels change during pregnancy not only in women
  • The university has a team of solar-powered racing cars.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

Program name


  • Age: 17+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 3-4 years.

Popular undergraduate courses:

  • IT, Computer Science
  • International relations and politics
  • Natural and exact sciences
  • Humanitarian sciences
  • Biology and biomedicine
  • Social sciencies
  • Economy
  • Finance and accounting
  • Business and management
  • Engineering
  • Art and design
  • Media and communications.

Master's degree

  • Age: 21+
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Duration: 1-2 years.

Popular master's courses:

  • Literature
  • Natural Sciences
  • Arts
  • The medicine
  • Engineering
  • Right
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Natural resources
  • Design
  • Architecture
  • Urban planning
  • Business and Economics.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students can stay in one of the residences on campus, freshmen are guaranteed a place in the hostel.


  • Comfortable rooms for 1-4 people
  • Shared kitchens
  • Recreation areas
  • Cable TV
  • Laundries
  • Study areas
  • Gym
  • Pool.

Approximate prices for living in university residences:


The cost

Standard room for one

14 524 $ per year

Double room with private bathroom

13 478 $ per year

"Standard" room for two

$ 12,964 per year.

Events University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

The university has set a record number of communities and clubs of interest: there are about 1400 of them!

Popular communities:

  • Forensic team
  • Debate school
  • PR community
  • Business communications
  • Student radio station
  • Tourism and hospitality
  • Psychology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing and communications
  • Fashion
  • cybersport
  • Theatre
  • Design.

Sport sections:

  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Hockey
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Athletics
  • American football
  • Martial arts
  • Golf
  • Yoga
  • Swimming
  • Dancing
  • Cheerleading.

Equipment University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

The university is located 56 km west of Detroit in the student city of Ann Arbor, where a third of the residents are students. They visit local theaters, galleries, museums, numerous cafes and restaurants. The city stands on the Hudson River, surrounded by picturesque forests and valleys, so hiking and cycling are popular activities.

The campus itself is located on an area of 800 acres and includes about 600 buildings. The infrastructure of the university includes its own clinics and hospitals, several mansions that are used for special celebrations and the reception of prominent personalities. Duderstadt Center is a state-of-the-art center consisting of numerous laboratories, multimedia spaces and a virtual reality room.

  • Spacious auditoriums
  • High-tech laboratories
  • Sport complexes
  • Pools
  • Creative studios
  • 30 libraries
  • 7 museums
  • Programming centers
  • Student recreation areas
  • 17 residences
  • Farm of organic products.

Michigan Stadium is its own American football stadium, opened back in 1927. The stadium has a capacity of 110 thousand people; it is used not only for sporting events, but also for graduation events.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

  • Accommodation and meals = $ 12,034
  • Study materials = $ 1048
  • Pocket expenses = $ 2454.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

  • Online application
  • TOEFL PBT 570-600
  • TOEFL iBT 88-100
  • IELTS 6.5-7.0
  • SAT or ACT with writing part
  • Average scores of applicants: ACT 30-33, SAT 2040-2260
  • High School Graduation Certificate with Transcript
  • Recommendations from teachers
  • Motivation letter
  • Documents must be with an official translation into English.

For master's degree:

  • TOEFL iBT 80
  • IELTS 6.5
  • Motivation letter
  • Bachelor's degree and other graduation certificates
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Proof of financial independence
  • GRE.

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