Michigan has diverse public institutions of higher learning and research. The University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Wayne State University are the major institutions in the state. There are also private colleges and community colleges. The major ones are: Andrews University, Cleary University, College for Creative Studies, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Davenport University, Rochester College, and Northwood University.
University of Michigan: The University of Michigan is the oldest university in the state and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. Founded in 1817 in Detroit as the Catholepistemiad, it is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the United States. A total of 41,674 students enroll in the university every year and are supported by a staff of 6,238 academic members. It offers doctoral degrees in the humanities, social sciences, medicine, law, and dentistry. Mary Sue Coleman is the president of the university.
Wayne State University: Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a public research university located in Detroit, Michigan. It is the third-largest university in Michigan and one of the thirty-largest universities in the United States. It consists of thirteen schools and colleges. There is an enrollment of over 32,564 students each year who are supported by a staff of 2,700 members. The university is known for its hosting of the Detroit Festival of the Arts and Detroit Windsor International Film Festival.
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