Quick facts about the University of Michigan’s commitment to global education.
U-M hosted students from 130 countries last year.
U-M’s International Institute houses 17 centers and programs focused on world regions and global themes
U-M ranked 4th in the nation in the number of students studying abroad for the 2017-2018 academic year
U-M is the No. 4 all-time producer of Peace Corps volunteers since the program was established in 1961
More than 60 languages are offered at U-M
U-M was ranked No. 4 in the nation in the total number of students studying abroad in 2017-18, according to the most recent Open Doors survey by the Institute of International Education. View the latest reports on U-M student participation in education abroad:
The university was ranked No. 15 nationally for the size of its international student body in 2019, according to the Open Doors survey by the Institute of International Education, a New York-based nonprofit group.
U-M students received 21 Fulbright grants for the 2019-2020 academic year – keeping the U-M on the top Fulbright producers list for 10 consecutive years.
U-M was ranked 21st globally in 2020 Times Higher Education World Reputation rankings.
The university has official websites in Hindi, Mandarin, Portuguese and Spanish. It also has an account on Sina Weibo, a Twitter-like social media service in China.
U-M was one of five U.S. colleges and universities to receive the 2012 Sen. Paul Simon Award that recognizes outstanding and innovative achievements in campus internationalization.
U-M has more than 611,000 living alumni around the world.