Brief Description: Public research university with a diverse student body of more than 40,000 and more than 200 degree programs. U of M is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, named the "Best College Sports Town" by Forbes Magazine in 2009 and 2010.
High Honors: U of M was recently rated #14 on US News and World Report’s list of the Top 400 Universities in the World, receiving a near-perfect score for academic reputation.
Hail to the Victors: The Michigan Wolverines have claimed more than 52 national championship titles in 12 different sports since 1865, showing particular dominance in football, swimming and diving, women’s softball and ice hockey. The university also has world-renowned athletic facilities, such as Michigan Stadium (aka “The Big House) which can pack more than 100,000 fans.
Fun Fact: There are too many notable alumni of UM to list, but here are a few you may have heard of: Madonna, Larry Page (cofounder of Google), former President Gerald Ford, NFL quarterback Tom Brady and actress Selma Blair.