Niche: University of Michigan No. 2 public university in America

U-M among top public universities for 2023

University of Michigan campus aerial shot on Homecoming weekend in Oct. 2016 during the Illinois game: Burton Tower, Alumni Center, Michigan League, Chemistry Building, SNRE, Randall Lab, Hatcher Graduate Library, Kraus Natural Science. (Scott C.Soderberg, Michigan Photography)

ANN ARBOR – The University of Michigan is the No. 2 public university in the nation, according to ranking and review site Niche.

U-M received an overall grade of A+ on the site, which calculates its rankings based on student reviews and key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

“Michigan is a highly rated public university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the Detroit Area,” reads Niche’s website. “It is a large institution with an enrollment of 29,851 undergraduate students.

“Admissions is competitive as the Michigan acceptance rate is 26%. Popular majors include Information Science, Business, and Economics. Graduating 93% of students, Michigan alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $49,800.”

Here are the top 10 best public universities in the U.S. for 2023, according to Niche:

  • University of California - Los Angeles
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • University of Virginia
  • United States Military Academy at West Point
  • University of Florida
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Texas - Austin
  • University of California - Berkeley
  • University of Georgia

To see the full list, click here.

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