Ann Arbor

Small Town Charm With Diverse Opportunities

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
  • Third Most Peaceful Places to Live in America – Travel and Leisure

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