Michigan State University
Even though Michigan State University is consider by many as one of the top colleges in Michigan and is a public university, it has excellent research activities, often being called a “Public Ivy” school. It ranks among the top 100 schools in the nation by US News and World Report. Michigan State has over 200 programs including undergraduate, graduate, and professional study programs. The focus on education is on critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration, so students graduate ready to tackle work in the real world. To learn more visit www.msu.edu or call 517-355-1855.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
The Ann Arbor campus is the University of Michigan’s primary campus. It also has campuses in Dearborn and Flint. The school ranks among the top 25 in US News and World Reports lists of American universities. It is the state’s oldest institution of higher learning and offers excellent degree programs, specifically in science and research. The school’s faculty includes those with Pulitzer Prizes, MacArthur Fellowships, and membership in prestigious associations in their histories. To learn more about the school, visit www.umich.edu or call 734-764-1817.
Central Michigan University
Central Michigan University one of the top colleges in Michigan and is ranked as the 10th most productive small research university. It offers over 200 academic programs from its Mt. Pleasant campus. The school is the fourth largest in the state, yet offers small class sizes and a friendly campus environment. It offers one of the only degree programs in microscopy in the nation. To find out more about any specific degree program, visit www.cmich.edu or call 989-774-4000.
Wayne State University
Wayne State University is the only urban public university in Michigan. The school offers 126 bachelor’s degree programs, 139 master’s degrees, 60 doctoral programs, and 30 certificates, specialist or professional programs. The school’s location in downtown Detroit allows students to interact with the culture of the city as they pursue their degrees from the main campus or one of the six satellite campuses throughout the city. To learn more visit www.wayne.edu or call 877-WSU-INFO.
Michigan Technological University
Michigan Technological University, which has a campus in Houghton, offers one of the best engineering programs in the country. The school’s environmental engineering, mechanical engineering, and materials science and engineering graduate programs each ranked among the top 50 in the nation by US News and World Report. The undergraduate engineering program ranked 64th in the nation, and about 96 percent of the school’s graduates are able to get jobs in their chosen fields, start graduate school, or enter the military by the time they graduate from Michigan Tech. To learn more about the school, visit www.mtu.edu or call 888-688-1885 for the Admissions department.