Michigan’s academic vigor offers excellence across disciplines and around the globe. We are recognized as a leader in higher education due to the outstanding quality of our 19 schools and colleges, internationally recognized faculty and departments with 250 degree programs.
With expenditures in excess of $1 billion, research is central to U-M’s mission and permeates all 19 schools and colleges. U-M is a strong advocate of promoting collaboration and interdisciplinary research initiatives that involve faculty and students from across campus.
The university spearheads a variety of special initiatives and outreach activities addressing key focus areas that allow us to promote academic excellence, lead meaningful change and address complex global issues.