University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School

About University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School

Over 8,300 students are enrolled in Rackham degree programs taught and advised by faculty in graduate programs situated within 18 of the 19 schools and colleges across the Ann Arbor campus. Another 7,000 students are enrolled in graduate and professional degree programs administered separately by individual schools and colleges at U-M.

Rackham Programs of Study include doctoral, master’s, dual degree, and certificate programs. Data on master’s and doctoral graduate programs are available through the Program Statistics site.

From admission to graduation, Rackham partners at multiple levels with each graduate program, school, and college to:

Ensure the quality of graduate education
Encourage innovation and effective practices
Build a vibrant and diverse student community
Rackham graduate programs are also located on the Dearborn and Flint campuses where they are administered separately.


Research assistant

June 2020 - August 2020 Ann Arbor, MI
“I loved having the opportunity to learn firsthand what the research process is like. It took up a lot of hours with successes and failures, but it was an amazing experience. I am grateful because it gave me a good idea of what a Ph.D. program would be like working as a graduate assistant.”

Research Asisstant (Summer)

June 2018 - July 2018 Ann Arbor, MI
“I enjoyed the the amount of work that I responsible for because it replicated the workload that I would have to do as a graduate student. Also, the work that I was working on is important, so I felt driven to complete the work to the best of my ability. ”
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