Ann Arbor

The city of Ann Arbor combines the charm of a small town with the educational, cultural and recreational opportunities of a larger city. The performing arts and array of restaurants, shops, museums, parks and events add to Ann Arbor's reputation as a distinct destination.

U-M contributes Big Ten sports, recreational programs and performances to the city’s vibrant mix.

Ann Arbor regularly lands on national “Best Places to Live” lists, including:

  • Healthiest Hometown in the United States - AARP Magazine
  • The top 100 U.S. cities in which to live - CNN/Money Magazine
  • Smartest City in the United States - Forbes Magazine

Learn more about living in Ann Arbor