At A Glance

University of Michigan At-A-Glance

Academic Challenge

Dynamic Community

  • Student body size—28,283 undergraduates/15,427 graduate and professional students (2013-2014)
  • Where students come fromall 50 states and 114 countries
  • Percentage of freshmen who return for their sophomore year—97
  • Percentage of freshmen who graduate within five years—88
  • Percentage of undergraduates who are minorities—27; African American, Hispanic American, Native American, or Asian American
  • Percentage who are international students—7

Thriving Campus

  • Percentage of new freshmen who choose to live in on-campus housing—97
  • Number of student organizations—more than 1,400
  • Types of student organizations available—academic, arts, athletics, economic, cultural, religious, political, ethnic, social service, and much more
  • Number of NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Athletics teams—29
  • Number of NCAA Division I national championships—53
  • Distance from cosmopolitan Ann Arbor, one of the all-time great college towns—a short walk
  • Distance from closest major cities—only 25 minutes from Detroit Metro airport and 40 minutes to the City of Detroit and Windsor, Canada

Brilliant Futures

  • Percentage of U-M graduates accepted to law school—82
  • Percentage points by which U-M graduates’ rate of acceptance into medical school exceeds the national average—7
  • Number of living and actively involved alumni—more than 547,000, one of the largest alumni networks in the country
  • Famous alumni—President Gerald R. Ford, Glee actor Darren Criss, opera legend Jessye Norman, major American playwright Arthur Miller, CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta, Google co-founder Larry Page, Caldecott Medal Winner Chris van Allsburg
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