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Living in Ann Arbor

Built on the banks of the Huron River and located 45 minutes west of downtown Detroit (and approximately 25 minutes west of the Detroit Metro Airport), Ann Arbor is a cultural mecca within the Midwest basin. It is home to the University of Michigan — one of the finest universities, medical schools, and premier health systems in the country — and offers a unique blend of city sophistication and small-town charm to students and professionals, singles and families, newly born and newly retired, alike.


Accolades for Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is both ethnically diverse and culturally rich. Just one visit and you will quickly understand why Ann Arbor is consistently voted one of the best places to live in the United States, along with numerous other awards.


What to Do in Ann Arbor


Getting Around Ann Arbor


Living & Working in Ann Arbor


UMHS Is a Great Place to Work

The U-M Hospitals and Health Centers and the U-M Health System (UMHS) are consistently recognized as the best in their field each year. See a list of our latest awards.


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