More than a College Town
Located in southeast Michigan, Ann Arbor is home to more than 115,000 residents, as well as world-class research facilities, startups, and internationally recognized companies from Google to Domino’s Pizza.
With people from across the globe drawn here to attend and work at U-M, Ann Arbor is a hub of education, culture, and commerce. Mixing the best of small town and city living, you’ll find local art galleries sharing the streets with national chains, historic homes interspersed among modern architecture, and entertainment venues hosting a mix of emerging artists and internationally renowned performers.
This contrast makes Ann Arbor one of the most desirable places to live. It’s why the city is praised for having one of America’s best Main Streets, named one of the best cities for well-being, and credited as one of the coolest cities in the Midwest. And as a Ross student, you’ll benefit from Ann Arbor’s status as the no. 2 most educated U.S. city and a top 20 metro area for venture capital that’s among America’s top 25 high-tech hotspots and the best places for business and careers.