The University of Michigan was founded in 1817 as one of the first public universities in the nation. The University, which is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has 260 degree programs in 19 schools and colleges offering a tremendous academic breadth and opportunity for discovery. Michigan has one of the largest alumni networks in the world with more than 540,000 living alumni.
MichiganX courses draw from 101 academic programs ranked in the top 10 and align with strategic institutional priorities such as interdisciplinary collaborations, diversity and inclusion, access and affordability, and internationalization.
The University of Michigan created the Office of Academic Innovation to shape the future of learning and redefine public residential education at a 21st century research university by unlocking new opportunities and enabling personalized, engaged, and lifelong learning for the U-M community and learners around the world. Through MichiganX, the University furthers its commitment to shaping the future of learning.