Built on the banks of the Huron River and located 45 minutes west of downtown Detroit, Ann Arbor is a cultural mecca within the Midwest basin. It is home to the University of Michigan – one of the finest universities and premier health systems in the country - and offers a unique blend of city sophistication and small town charm that appeals to students and professionals, singles and families, newly born and newly retired, alike. It 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.
Whether you are coming here for medical care, considering attending the U-M Medical School or thinking about living in the area or working for the U-M, the resources below provide a closer look at what Ann Arbor has to offer.