BuzzFeed: University of Michigan is nation's most academically and athletically dominant school
Melanie Maxwell | AnnArbor.com
The University of Michigan is home to a bunch of brainy sports fans, according a recent BuzzFeed posting.
Buzzfeed aggregated Forbes’ academic rankings of colleges and universities against USA Today’s tally of total athletic expenses for public schools and found that U-M was the public school that had the highest ratio of academic and athletic dominance in the nation.
BezzFeed's top 5 academically and athletically dominant schools:
- University of Michigan
- University of Florida
- University of Texas
- University of North Carolina
- University of Virginia
U-M is the public university that spent the third-most on athletics, according to the USA Today database, and is ranked 57th by Forbes, which compiled a list that included public and private colleges.