Top Universities in Michigan

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (UMich, or Michigan) is a top public research university with high worldwide rankings:
- 21st in the world by SJTU Academic Ranking of World Universities 2008.
- 18th globally by THES Ranking of Top 200 Universities 2008.
- 11th in the Newsweek Ranking of top 100 global universities.
- 6th in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2009.

Michigan State University (MSU) is another world's Top 100 institutions, placed 83rd globally by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its Academic Ranking of World Universities 2008. MSU is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. It is ranked 4th in The Scientist magazine's 2008 list of the best places to work in academia in the US.

Michigan Technological University (MTU) is ranked among the top 500 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiaotong University. It is rated 7th most wired campus in the nation by PC Magazine 2007. Princeton Review also ranked MTU as one of the best undergraduate institutions in the nation, calling it a “tech powerhouse”.

Baker College Online allows students to earn their degree or certificate at home. Its online and graduate programs have been named "best buys" by's spring 2009 survey.

Central Michigan University has been ranked in the top 10 in awarding master's degrees to various underrepresented groups in a number of areas.

Cleary University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is an AQIP participant.

Grand Valley State University is a comprehensive university with high-quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities. It is ranked among America's Best Colleges by Forbes.

Finlandia University is listed in the State of Michigan directory of approved institutions of higher learning.

University of Michigan-Dearborn has been rated among the top undergraduate engineering program in the country (among universities whose highest degree is a Master's).

Wayne State University is among the nation's prestigious universities with Carnegie classification of RU/VH (Research Universities, Very High research activity).

Davenport University is chartered by the State of Michigan and is empowered to grant degrees; it is also certified by the State Approval Agency of the Department of Education.

Kettering University's engineering programs were ranked in the Top 25 in the category "Undergraduate Engineering schools, whose highest degree offered is a bachelor's or master's".

Lawrence Tech is ranked 5th in tuition ROI among all Michigan colleges and universities (2010 BloombergBusinessweek survey).

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