University of Michigan in Ann Arbor

750 N University Ave.

University of Michigan

University of Michigan in Ann Arbor is one of the most prestigious public research universities in the United States. Founded in 1817, it began with just seven students and two teachers, but now boasts a student population of over 48,000. The university offers over 260 degree programs across 19 schools and colleges, including the highly ranked Ross School of Business and the School of Public Health. The campus itself covers a total of 780 acres and includes a variety of architectural styles ranging from Gothic Revival to modern. The iconic Burton Memorial Tower, built in 1935, stands at the heart of the central campus and houses a collection of 53 bells that ring every weekday at noon. Another popular spot is the Law Quad, which is surrounded by four buildings in Collegiate Gothic style and features a peaceful courtyard with a fountain. Aside from its academic offerings, University of Michigan is also well-known for its athletics program, particularly its football team. The Michigan Stadium, also known as "The Big House," is the largest stadium in the United States with a seating capacity of 107,601. Visitors can take a tour of the stadium to learn more about its history and see the field up close.

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