University of Michigan

WORLD RANK

2011-12
18

Ann Arbor, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    82.8
  • Teaching
    75.4
  • International outlook
    47.2
  • Industry income
    53.3
  • Research
    90.0
  • Citations
    94.3

A month before he was elected President, John F. Kennedy came to Michigan and first endorsed the ideal of public service abroad for young Americans that later found expression in the Peace Corps. In 2009, enrolments across 28 schools and colleges on three campuses numbered 58,089, and the institution had amassed 1,400 student organisations and 8 million library books.