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August 21, 2019

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July 30, 2019

University near top of Kiplinger’s Best Values in Public Colleges list

The University of Michigan is ranked No. 6 on Kiplinger’s list of Best Values in Public Colleges, again making U-M one of the nation’s best values in higher education for in-state students.

The ranking highlights colleges and universities that combine outstanding education with economic value.

June 18, 2019

U-M again is top U.S. public university in QS World Rankings

The University of Michigan maintained its ranking as the top U.S. public university in the QS World University Rankings for 2019-20, and ranked 21st among all institutions on the list, moving down one spot from last year in the ranking released Tuesday.

September 10, 2018

U.S. News lists U-M among country’s top four public universities

The University of Michigan remains among the nation’s best public universities according to the 2019 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings released Monday.

Coming in at No. 4 among public universities, U-M follows the University of California-Los Angeles, University of California-Berkeley and the University of Virginia.

December 22, 2017

University ranked No. 4 on Kiplinger's 'best values' ranking

The University of Michigan is ranked No. 4 on Kiplinger's list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges, moving up one spot from last year.

The ranking highlights colleges and universities that combine outstanding education with economic value.

Since 2010, U-M has moved from No. 19 to No. 4 among public colleges.

November 1, 2017

New ranking places U-M eighth in U.S. for research output

A new ranking shows the research strength of the University of Michigan in the natural sciences, placing it in the top 10 of American institutions for producing articles in the most selective science publications.

The university placed fourth among publicly funded institutions.

September 27, 2017

U-M ranked No. 2 public university in United States, 27th overall

The University of Michigan ranked 27th overall in a survey of U.S. universities announced Wednesday by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education.

U-M was ranked as the second U.S. public university among more than 1,000 institutions in the United States.

September 11, 2017

U-M remains strong in rankings by U.S. News & World Report

The University of Michigan maintained its ranking as the No. 4 public university in U.S. News & World Report's annual list of the nation's best undergraduate colleges and universities.

The magazine released its 2018 rankings online Tuesday.

July 11, 2017

Money Magazine ranks U-M No. 3 in 'Best Colleges for Your Money'

The University of Michigan is ranked No. 3 by Money Magazine's "Best Colleges for Your Money."

The ranking looked at 711 colleges and evaluated them on 27 factors within three broad categories: educational quality, affordability and alumni success.

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