University of Michigan--Ann Arbor is a public institution that was founded in 1817. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 28,283, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 3,245 acres. It utilizes a trimester-based academic calendar. University of Michigan--Ann Arbor's ranking in the 2015 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 29. Its in-state tuition and fees are $13,977 (2014-15); out-of-state tuition and fees are $41,811 (2014-15).

The university has very high research activity and its comprehensive graduate program offers doctoral degrees in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) as well as professional degrees in medicine, law, pharmacy, nursing, social work and dentistry. Michigan was one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities, and its body of living alumni (as of 2012) comprises more than 500,000.

College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

School of Medicine
College of Engineering
School of Law 1859
School of Dentistry
School of Pharmacy
School of Music, Theatre & Dance
School of Nursing
A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning
Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
School of Education
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
School of Natural Resources & Environment
School of Public Health
School of Social Work
School of Information
Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design
School of Kinesiology

The Ann Arbor campus is divided into four main areas: the North, Central, Medical, and South Campuses. All four campus areas are connected by bus services, the majority of which connect the North and Central Campuses. There is a shuttle service connecting the University Hospital, which lies between North and Central Campuses, with other medical facilities throughout northeastern Ann Arbor.