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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.

Here is a partial list of awards just for 2012:

What to Do in Ann Arbor

Getting Around Ann Arbor

Living & Working in Ann Arbor


UMHS Is a Great Place to Work

U-M Hospitals and Health Centers was recognized by “Becker’s Hospital Review” as one of the 50 greenest hospitals in America for 2012.

The U-M Health System (UMHS) was recognized for the 5th straight year as one of the 2011 "Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" in Metro Detroit and in the U.S. by the National Association for Business Resources.

In addition, for the 3rd straight year, UMHS was named among the best large companies to work for in the state of Michigan, in the Detroit Free Press list of "Top Workplaces 2011."

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