Our Results

The world renowned research, faculty, and facilities at the University of Michigan cultivate cutting edge technologies, innovative ideas, and the talent to fuel our economy. Companies, students, and researchers come to U-M to be a part of this work and the exciting energy on campus.

Our numbers speak for themselves. Not only the breadth and depth of capabilities of our entire university, but the intense level of corporate engagement illustrates why we are the Leaders and Best.

Business Engagement at U-M in FY18

Total Corporate Investment

$142.8M

Corporate Philanthropy

$42.0 M

Corporate Expenditures

$100.8 M

More than

583,000

living alumni worldwide

Economic impact on the State of Michigan

$8.9B

$ Million in Corporate Research Awards

%

Externally Sponsored Research from Industry

# Corporate Visits for the BEC

$ Million in Student Support

# Companies Who Donated Last Year

Colleges and Universities Visited the BEC to Learn About our Model

# Requests from New Companies

University of Michigan

#4

Top Public School
in the U.S.

(Princeton Review 2018)

#1

PUBLIC Research University

in the U.S.

(National Science Foundation 2016)

97

Grad Programs
in the Top 10

(U.S. News & World Report, 2017)

#8

Most Innovative University

(Reuters, 2017)

1400

Students participated in undergraduate research projects

173

New Technologies Licensed

1.4B

in Research Expenditures

12

New Business Startups