Six Michigan Universities Ranked In the Nation’s Top 200
U.S. News released the 2015 rankings today, and it's all good here in Michigan!
U.S. News issues the most well-known rankings, and they ranked five universities in Michigan in the top 200.
University of Michigan, ranked 29th.
University of Michigan--Ann Arbor is a public institution that was founded in 1817. The school has 47.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students, and the student-faculty ratio at University of Michigan--Ann Arbor is 15:1.
Michigan State University, tied for 85th
A public institution, Michigan State University was founded in 1855. Michigan State University offers a Greek system, where 7 percent of the student body is involved in a sorority and 8 percent is involved in a fraternity.
Michigan Technological University, tied for 116th
Located on Lake Superior's Keweenaw Peninsula, the Michigan Technological University campus is in the small town of Houghton, about 100 miles north of the Wisconsin border. Students at Michigan Tech have many opportunities to conduct research and participate in annual events such as the Winter Carnival.
Andrews University, tied for 168th
Andrews University was established in 1874 as a private institution. Andrews follows a semester-based academic calendar and its admissions are considered more selective.
Western Michigan University, tied for 173rd
Located in Kalamazoo, Western Michigan University offers more than 300 student organizations, nearly 30 fraternities and sororities and many Division I sports. Off campus, WMU students can check out Kalamazoo’s zoo, theater and festivals, or drive 40 minutes to the Lake Michigan beaches of South Haven.
Central Michigan University, tied for 194th
The main campus of Central Michigan University is located in Mount Pleasant, although it has about 50 other locations across North America. On the main campus, CMU students participate in many annual events and traditions, including Native American Heritage Month, when the school celebrates its relationship with the local Saginaw Chippewa Tribe.