Why Choose Stamps?

Small School, Big University

At Stamps, you’re connected.

You’ll be studying in a small school with some of the best studios in the country, developing strong relationships with your professors. At Stamps, your average class size is 20 students, but you’ll be surrounded by one of the most resource-rich, diverse, spirited universities in the world.

The University of Michigan is ranked one of the top five public universities in the U.S. There are 19 academic units, 220 degree programs, over 1000 student clubs and organizations, and students from every state and 114 nations.

Our connection to the university is the foundation for a pedagogical approach rooted in intellectual rigor, cross-disciplinary work, and the public good.

In other words, we’re training you to be a thinking artist or designer – a leader – where your ideas and your creative work are connected to the larger world and global network of over 500,000 U of M alumni.