Good news for the Wolverines of U of M.

The U.S. News and World Report news site just published their annual U.S. News' Best Colleges rankings and the University of Michigan ranked as the 4th best public universities in the nation and the 27th best college in the country.

The report stated that the University of Michigan:

is a public institution that was founded in 1817. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 29,821, its setting is city, and the campus size is 3,207 acres. It utilizes a trimester-based academic calendar. University of Michigan—Ann Arbor's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 27. Its in-state tuition and fees are $15,262 (2018-19); out-of-state tuition and fees are $49,350 (2018-19).

Did you know that the University of Michigan's acceptance rate for the fall 2016 was 29%.  That means that approximately 1 out of every 4 students who applied was accepted.  I did not know their acceptance rate was that high.

Also U of M ranked as the #9 in Best Colleges for Veterans and the #19 in Best Undergraduate Teaching.

How do our other colleges and universities fair in this ranking:

  • Michigan State University finished tied for 85th, falling four spots after finishing tied for 81st among six schools in last year's ranking.
  • Michigan Technological University finished tied for 126th, after a tie for 124th last year.
  • Central Michigan University, Wayne State University and Western University all finished tied for 205th


If you would like to know the methodology the ranking used please click on the following Methodology link.  Also you can find the full college ranking by clicking on the "2019 Best National Universities Rankings" link.

Congrats U of M now I hope you stop your slide into the liberal swamp and start teaching our young adults about critical thinking and being fair, thoughtful and intelligent when they attempt to understand the issues facing the United States today.  There are pro's and con's to all the solutions to the problems we face in the United States and plenty of track records on which solutions have worked better in the past.


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