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At a university where the quest for excellence is fundamental, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance surpasses the benchmark. With 1,100 students and a faculty of 152, SMTD is a close-knit college within a top-rated public research university that provides limitless resources for academic explorations. Individual attention is a given, yet choices aboundin degree combinations, performance opportunities, collaborative options, student organizations, and the pursuit of diverse interests.

U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance

  • 12,000+
    SMTD alumni worldwide
  • 800
    Youth and Adult Participants Enrolled Annually
  • 1,340
    Major & Minor degree combinations
  • $3M+
    Committed annually to undergrad scholarships

University of Michigan

  • #1
    Public University in U.S.
    (National Science Foundation, 2016)
  • #5
    Best Values in Public Colleges
    (Kiplinger's, 2017)
  • #1
    Public Research University in U.S.
    (National Science Foundation, 2015)
  • #3
    Best College for Your Money
    (Money Magazine, 2017)
  • #4
    Best Grad Programs for Entrepreneurs
    (Princeton Review & Entrepreneurship Magazine, 2018)
  • #7
    Best Undergrad Program for Entrepreneurs
    (Princeton Review & Entrepreneurship Magazine, 2018)
  • #4
    Fulbright Scholars Awarded in North America
    (Institute of International Education, 2017)
  • #6
    Best Colleges for LGBTQ Students
    (College Choice, 2017)
  • #5
    100 best value colleges
    (Princeton Review, 2015)
  • #6
    LGBTQ-friendly university campus
    (Best Colleges for LGBTQ students, 2017)
  • #15
    University by reputation in the world
    (Time Higher Ed, 2014)

Ann Arbor

  • #1
    Best College Town
    (Forbes, 2018)
  • #1
    Top Ten College Towns
    (Forbes ranking, 2018)
  • #1
    Best City to live in America
    (Niche.com, 2018)
  • #1
    Most Intelligent College Town
    (Zoomtens.com)
  • #1
    Best Small Cities for Millennials
    (American Institute of Economic Research, 2015)
  • #2
    Best College Towns in America
    (Best College Reviews, 2015)
  • #2
    Best Cities for Young Adults
    (Kiplinger's, 2013)