University Of Michigan2035 Votes Currently Open
- Address: 500 S. State St. Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109, United States
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +1-7347649304
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Educational Site, Family And Kids, University, Social, Arts, Museums
Located at the heart of AnnArbour, the University of Michigan was founded in 1817 as the University of Michigania, 20 years before the Michiganterritory was declared as a state. Today, it is the state’s oldest university and hascarved out a name for itself in academics as well as in sports. The Wolverines football team which is the University’s home team has a huge following and plays regularly at the Big House while the sheer number of Nobel Prize winners (24 to be exact!)that are alumni of the college, have shaped the university’s high reputation. Even though thethe place started in 1817, it was not until 1870 when the women were first admitted at the university.
Since its establishment, today, the campus has 548 buildingsspread-outovera massive 780 acres of area.
The highlights of the campus include:
- The North Campus that is most popular for its Music and Performing Art college, a 3-D virtual room, the Lurie tower, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and the Bentley Historical Library.
- The South Campus that is the sports campusof the university and includes the Michigan Stadium (The Big House), the Yost Ice Arena, the Crisler Centre, Revelli Hall and a Golf Course.
- The Central campus that has most of the undergraduate and graduate classes and includes museums of archaeology, dentistry, zoology, palaeontology, anthropology and art. Most of the building at the central campus are designed by Albert Kahn- a famous architect. Of all the building that he has designed here, the Burton Memorial Tower and the Hill Auditorium are the most renowned.
You can walkaround the campus to see its varied architecture, beautiful landscape and to simply witness the grandeur and history of the place.
How to Reach University Of Michigan
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University Of Michigan Reviews & Ratings
I didn't go here, but visited the campus. The library is something straight out of Harry Potter. It's beautiful, and you can really feel the school spirit. I think the students, faculty, and anyone associated with the school is proud of it.
On 10/12/18 Michigan Tour guide Raoul seems to dislike "rich white men that donate 100 million dollars" to build a business school. Does it matter what skin color a man has Raoul? I thought you would not judge a man by his skin color or by how much money he has. What a poor representative to such an allegedly prestigious University.
In the first place, Michigan remains a top-rated public university. It has many stellar departments, and your degree will open doors anywhere from social work to engineering to medicine. When I was there, the campus was nice and spacious. There are also many extra-curricular opportunities including football, Greek life and volunteering. However, Michigan is not for everyone. If you like a more intimate, hometown college feel, you may not prefer this school. On the other hand, if you are a self-starter and a second-generation college student, you will do fine. Navigating U of M's serpentine class scheduling and financial aid systems as a first-generation college student would have been a nightmare. As an out-of-state student, I regret not seeking more grants and scholarships, otherwise I had a great experience at U of M.
The campus is nice. There are some decent professors here. However, many professors blatently promote their liberal political views during lectures and belittle opposing viewpoints, which i find unprofessional. Also, most classes require you to read the book, listen to a professor talk for about 2 hours, and complete a multitude of busywork. This is not really education. Its called reading and it's usually free. WHERE IS THE PASSION? Why is learning so boring here!? Dazzle me, please.... i'm waiting to be inspired. This entire school feels insipid and smug to me, but what do i know bout educatin' anyway?
Today December 13, The University of Michigan said Monday it will not renew its agreement with the Confucius Institute ( Chinese Communist ) when the partnership expires in 2019. Thank you !