Diversity at Michigan Ross

Diversity is more than just a checkbox.
It’s an essential part of our learning experience.

Michigan Ross students thrive in an inclusive environment where diverse voices are heard and valued. We know that diversity fuels success by inspiring new ways of thinking, expanding your ability to tackle issues from many angles, and by driving innovation. You’ll be prepared for real-world business scenarios as you learn to share and explore various perspectives. 


Join a supportive and strong community of MBA women who are inspired to lead. At Michigan Ross, you’ll be among committed professionals who champion the power of women in business and support your individual career goals.

Student Clubs

Michigan Business Women

The Michigan Business Women (MBW) club is one of Michigan Ross’ largest and most active student groups; its MBA section hosts hundreds of events each year focused on promoting women in business. Be inspired to join or attend one of its many happenings on campus.

Students of Color

At Michigan Ross, students of color are empowered and encouraged to share their voices in the classroom, clubs, and the community. Inclusivity is an intrinsic part of our campus culture and our guidepost for creating purpose-driven leaders with innovative ideas. Broad and diverse perspectives aren’t just welcomed, they’re essential to learning how to do business in an evolving global society.

Military and Veterans

Known for our dedicated resources and support, Michigan Ross is proud to help launch the business careers of those who’ve served. Leverage and build on your valuable skills, translating leadership in the field into leadership in business. 

John Murtagh, MBA '23
The veteran community at Ross has been incredibly welcoming and supportive. The Ross veterans’ community shows how strong the bonds are in and out of uniform.

Student Clubs

The Armed Forces Association

The Armed Forces Association at Michigan Ross helps advance the role of veterans in business. This group actively recruits prospective students who have served, helps them understand the admissions process, and makes connections with faculty to bring career goals into focus.

Student Resources

The University of Michigan Veteran & Military Services

U-M values the unique experiences and perspectives that veterans and military service members bring to our diverse campus community. We provide the resources and expertise to help you find your way here and thrive.

LGBTQIA2S+ Students

Michigan Ross is at the center of one of the nation’s most LGBTQIA2S+ friendly communities according to the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index. We are proud to promote and foster a community among LGBTQIA2S+ students and allies.

Student Clubs

Out for Business

Out for Business at Ross is the official LGBTQIA2S+ association for Ross BBA and MBA students whose mission is to build a strong, diverse community of LGBTQIA2S+ and ally students at Ross where all are welcomed, celebrated, and valued.

Programs and Initiatives

U-M Spectrum Center

The University of Michigan Spectrum Center is committed to enriching the campus experience and developing students as individuals and members of communities.

Reaching Out MBA

Michigan Ross is a sponsor of the Reaching Out LGBTQIA2S+ MBA fellowship, an initiative that emphasizes business schools as the top destination to develop LGBTQIA2S+ and active-ally business leaders of tomorrow.

International Students

Receive the support you need to be successful on campus – your home away from home. You will gain access to a diverse network of peers from around the world. 

Programs and Initiatives

University of Michigan International Center

The U-M International Center bridges gaps and offers guidance. Its team provides assistance with international issues, including visa and immigration questions, health insurance, cross-cultural issues, taxation, and health insurance.

University of Michigan International Alumni Clubs

Connect with fellow alumni wherever your career takes you by joining one of our many alumni clubs around the world.

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