About University of Michigan, Ann Arbor:

The University of Michigan is a publicresearch university in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The University of Michigan is the state's oldest university, founded in 1817 in Detroit, Michigan as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania, 20 years before the Michigan Territory became a state. It moved to Ann Arbor in 1837 onto 40 acres (16 ha) of what is now known as Central Campus. Since its establishment in Ann Arbor, the university campus has expanded to include more than 584 major buildings with a combined area of more than 34 million gross square feet (780 acres; 3.2 km2) spread out over a Central Campus and North Campus. Its comprehensive graduate program offers doctoral degrees in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) as well as professional degrees in architecture, business, medicine, law, pharmacy, nursing, social work, public health, and dentistry.



World University Rankings

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World University Rankings 6 7 6 8 6 6 7 7 7 8 7 7 8

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 40 32 43 43 165 52 53 50 51 58 57 65
Engineering 10 8 9 10 12 16 19 16 25 26 34 45
Life Sciences 18 17 14 14 16 17 16 16 15 15 15 17
Medicine 9 10 11 9 10 9 11 9 8 8 8 9
Natural Sciences 13 15 14 13 12 13 13 13 20 21 22 25
Social Sciences 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 155 165 157 168 146 188 191 205 253
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 13
Chemical Engineering 41 49 35 39 53 59 61 75 82 82
Chemistry 17 11 18 25 27 29 32 39 45 50
Civil Engineering 30 21 38 22 24 31 39 36 39 37
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 9
Computer Science 22 20 19 21 18 23 23 21 35 53
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 11
Electrical Engineering 7 7 7 8 13 14 17 20 22 36
Environment / Ecology - 23 25 28 26 22 31 32 31 38
Geosciences 37 48 48 42 51 49 53 53 60 69
Immunology - - - - - - - - - 25
Materials Science 18 19 24 30 33 30 28 40 42 50
Mathematics 7 4 6 6 9 11 11 8 10 10
Mechanical Engineering 4 7 4 4 9 7 10 16 21 24
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 24
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 12
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 30
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 10 16 9 9 12 12 12 13
Physics 21 13 14 12 15 13 22 17 19 25
Plant & Animal Science - 62 77 81 98 101 88 102 110 100
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 9
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 2
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 11