University of Michigan Top Rankings

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor is a leading public research university located in the U.S. state of Michigan. The University was founded in Detroit in 1817 as the University of Michigania.

The University of Michigan is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Ratings and Rankings:

- University of Michigan--Ann Arbor is ranked 29th among Tier 1 National Universities (US News 2011).

- Ranked 15th among world's best universities in the QS World University Rankings 2010.

- Ranked 22nd in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2010.

- Rated 7th in the Washington Monthly's 2010 national universities rankings.

- The University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital has earned the highest rankings in the state of Michigan and is among the best in the country in pediatric specialties in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2010 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” issue.

- University of Michigan School of Education is ranked 14th overall (US News 2009). Other rankings include: Curriculum/Instruction (7th), Education Policy (6th), Educational Psychology (3rd), Elementary Education (10th), Higher Education Administration (2nd), Secondary Education (7th).

- University of Michigan School of Nursing's overall Master’s Program was ranked 5th among the several hundred available nationwide (USNWR 2007). In addition, several Master’s level specialty programs received top 10 rankings including: Nurse Services Administration (# 4), Clinical Nurse Specialist: Community/Public Health (# 6), Nurse Practitioner: Adult (# 6), Nurse Practitioner: Gerontological/Geriatric (# 6), Nursing-Midwifery (# 8).

- National Research Council ranked Michigan third nationally for the quality of its graduate programs (1995).

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