Rankings, Facts & Figures

Health Management & Policy Program in U.S.
Public Health School in U.S.
Public Research University in the U.S.
Biostatistics Program
Most Educated City in America
Top-10 Graduate Programs at U-M

U-M School of Public Health

  • 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 33 research centers
  • 30 student organizations
  • Awards more than $11 million in scholarships and tuition assistance
  • A supportive network of more than 16,000 living alumni
  • Within six months of graduation, 94% of U-M SPH students are employed, finishing fellowships or internships, or pursuing advanced degree or postdoctoral work.
  • 85 Global Public Health faculty working in 74 countries
  • Home to the national editorial offices of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine
  • U-M SPH School Profile Data
  • Ranked #5 School of Public Health in the nation (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Ranked #3 Health Management and Policy program in the nation (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Ranked #1 Biostatistics program in the nation (National Academies)
    Other notable rankings:
  • Ranked #2 public health master's degree program in nation (College Choice)

University of Michigan

  • #1 Best Public College (2016 TIME / MONEY ranking based on U.S. Dept. of Education, Peterson's, PayScale, and MONEY/Colleges Measures metrics) 
  • #1 Public University (2014/15 QS World University Rankings)
  • #4 Public University in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)
  • #1 Best and Most Collaborative U.S. College (Huffington Post)
  • #6 Best Global University in Public Health and Social Sciences (U.S. News and World Report, 2019)
  • Top-15 world university (Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings)
  • Top-18 Best Global Universities, out of 1250 ranked from 75 nations (U.S. News and World Report, 2019)
  • 5th most innovative university (Reuters Top 100)
  • One of largest alumni networks in the world (575,000 and growing)
  • Top-ranked programs in public health, medicine, nursing, law, business, engineering, social work, biological sciences, and many other disciplines connected to public health
  • More than 1,400 student organizations across the university
  • 8th largest contingent of Peace Corps volunteers (2014)