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The Campus

Michigan Public Health is located on the eastern side of U-M's iconic campus — right next to Michigan's top-ranked medical school and health system, as well as Nichols Arboretum and the Huron River. We're within walking distance of U-M's top schools of business, law, public policy, nursing, natural resources, and social work. Being part of one of the world's greatest public universities that attracts talented students and faculty from around globe provides a diverse and lively campus environment. There are more than 1,400 student organizations at U-M and a countless amount of activities and events to get engaged and involved in on campus and in the community.

The City of Ann Arbor

A mixture of small-town charm and big-city sophistication makes SPH’s hometown of Ann Arbor one of the best places to live in the country. Ann Arbor’s unique mix of small town charm with the vibrancy of a metropolitan city, thriving economy, and lower cost of living compared to cities where other top schools of public health are located creates one the most desirable college towns in the nation.

Our 29 square miles boast over 158 parks, a clean and reliable public transportation system (U-M students ride free on most routes), vibrant arts and culture, and an eclectic downtown collection of restaurants, galleries, stores and cafes.  Ann Arbor IS the quintessential college town experience with a diverse, intelligent and conscientious community.

Ann Arbor is also known for hosting famous arts and cultural attractions, which include the nationally renowned Ann Arbor Film Festival and the Ann Arbor Art Fairs. Celebrated musicians from all over the world regularly come to town to perform in the university’s world-class music venues.

You can also catch a football game at the nation's largest stadium, also known as the Big House, or watch any of the other 26 nationally-recognized varsity sports teams, many of which offer free or reduced-price admission for U-M students.

Getting Here

Conveniently located just 30 minutes from Detroit Metropolitan airport, less than an hour from the city of Detroit, and less than five hours from Chicago, Ann Arbor is easy to reach by car, bus, train, or plane.  Once you're here, the Interactive Campus Map, can help you find your way around.