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The University of Michigan (U-M, UMich, or simply Michigan) is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Founded in 1817, it is the oldest institution of higher education in the state. Michigan is one of the earliest American research universities and is a founding member of the Association of American Universities. The university is the largest by enrollment in the state of Michigan, with over 52,000 students as of 2023. It consists of nineteen colleges and offers 250 degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level across various liberal arts and STEM disciplines. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity" according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In 2021, it ranked 3rd among American universities in research expenditures according to the National Science Foundation. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The University of Michigan's athletic teams are collectively known as the Wolverines. They compete in NCAA Division I FBS as members of the Big Ten Conference. The university currently fields varsity teams across 29 NCAA-sanctioned sports. As of 2022, athletes from the university have won 188 medals at the Olympic Games. Notable alumni from the university include eight domestic and foreign heads of state or heads of government; 47 U.S. senators; 218 members of the U.S. House of Representatives; 42 U.S. Cabinet secretaries; and 41 U.S. governors. Source: Wikipedia (en)

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