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.

 

The BEC’s campus partnerships and support from U-M leadership help make the BEC one of the premier corporate engagement programs in the country. We continually pursue strong industrial engagement that fosters win-win strategic partnerships on all three U-M campuses.

 

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 FY20

Total Corporate Investment

$144.2 M

Corporate Philanthropy

$30.7 M

Research Expenditures

$113.5 M

University of Michigan

1300

Students participated in undergraduate research projects

 

522

New Inventions

 

1.62B

in Research Expenditures

 

31

New Business Startups

 

 

#1

Research volume

in U.S. public universities

 

 

#1

Top Public School
in the U.S.

(QS World University Rankings 2019-2020)

 

 

102

Grad Programs
in the Top 10

(U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

 

 

#1

Best College Town in the U.S.

(Forbes, 2018)

 

 

 

More than

630,000

living alumni worldwide

 

 

Economic impact on the State of Michigan

$10.4B

 

 

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