University of Michigan
The University of Michigan, frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is apublic research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.
Founded in 1817 in Detroit as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania 20 years before theMichigan Territory officially became a state, the University of Michigan is the state's oldest university. The university moved to Ann Arbor in 1837 onto 40 acres of what is now known as Central Campus. Since its establishment in Ann Arbor, the university campus has expanded to include more than 584 major buildings with a combined area of more than 34 million gross square feet (781 acres or 3.16 km²), and has two satellite campuses located in Flint and Dearborn.