Michigan and Beyond

January 2019

It’s official. As the newly published 2018 Annual Report illustrates, it was another record-setting year for the University, for both fundraising and research dollars. And there are other milestones to be celebrated, such as the highest student enrollment ever in U-M history and the percentage of students on campus now paying zero tuition. This list provides a glimpse of the University’s successes from the past fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2018.

63,177

Students enrolled in fall 2017

102

Graduate programs in the Top Ten, according to U.S. News & World Report

$11.9 billion

Size of U-M’s endowment

$8,716 million

Total revenue for operating activities

2.0 percent

Increase in state appropriations

#1

Public university in research volume for the eighth consecutive year

$1.55 billion

The largest amount of research dollars ever to come into the University

$5 billion

The most successful capital campaign in the history of public higher education

#5

Michigan Medicine hospitals ranking in the nation

16.3 percent

Increase in undergraduate financial aid budget for a total of $205.6 million

3

Number of online U-M master’s degrees now available through a partnership with Coursera

$150 million

Committed to the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the largest gift ever to Michigan Medicine

21

Startup companies launched by U-M, nearly double the number from last year

484

New inventions reported by U-M researchers

100

Number of students in the U-M School of Public Health’s first undergraduate cohort

Too many to count

Stories shared virally due to a new 2018 initiative called “This Is Michigan—Stories of Our State,” showing U-M’s impact on the quality of life across the state

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