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University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 842 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 46 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

48% Women
52% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Big Ten Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $530,299)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $140,598)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 53 62 Yes Yes
Baseball 32 - Yes -
Basketball 16 23 - Yes
Field Hockey - 22 Yes -
Football 121 - - Yes
Golf 9 10 - Yes
Gymnastics 23 15 Yes -
Ice Hockey 26 - Yes -
Rowing - 100 Yes -
Soccer 28 40 Yes Yes
Softball - 24 Yes Yes
Swimming and Diving 44 34 - Yes
Tennis 9 9 Yes Yes
Volleyball - 17 Yes Yes
Water Polo - 25 Yes Yes
Wrestling 38 - Yes Yes
Badminton - - - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Dance - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Kayaking - - Yes -
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Rifle - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Skating - - Yes -
Synchronized Swimming - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes Yes
Track and Field, X-Country - - Yes Yes
Water Sports - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 11.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.4%
Hispanic 3.9%
Non-resident alien 13.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 5.6%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 59.5%
Percent of students with disability 4%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • Hospital on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 2
Drug Law Violation 116
Liquor Law Violation 391
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 14
Property Crime 55

Notable Alumni

  • Ann B. Davis, actress ("Alice" from "The Brady Bunch")
  • Arthur Miller, playwright
  • Darren Criss, actor ("Glee")
  • Gilda Radner, actress and comedian from "Saturday Night Live"
  • James Earl Jones, actor/voice of "Darth Vader" in the "Star Wars" movies
  • Lucy Liu, actress
  • Stanley Cohen, winner of 1986 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Tom Brady, NFL football player
  • Tom Hayden, member of Chicago Seven and co-founder of Students for a Democratic Society
  • Selma Blair, actress
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Sarah from Troy, MI
  • 5
  • My dorm experience was very positive. I lived on North Campus as a freshman, which actually turned out to be a blessing in disguise. Yes, riding a bus to class…

  • Apr-23-2012 Read More
  • Thomas from Holland, MI
  • 3
  • The dorms at UMich offer a really nice, traditional university experience. The rooms seem so tiny at first, but after living here, I'm totally used to it. The newer dorms…

  • Dec-21-2015 Read More
  • Julia from Ann Arbor, MI
  • 4
  • Obviously, the quality of your room and experiences ranges from which dorm you live in and who you end up rooming with, but for the most part, you get a…

  • Dec-26-2016 Read More
  • Kelly from New Hudson, MI
  • 4
  • You can choose to be in gender segregated or boy/girl halls. All dorms have a dining hall or are within brief walking distance to one. It is easy to meet…

  • Jan-03-2015 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • DeYonte from Dowagiac, MI
  • Dec-20-2017 I am a current student here

    Multiple dining halls all with good food. Meal plans have blue Bucks, like a cash equivalent, were you can eat at restaurants on campus if you don�t want the dining hall that night.

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  • 4
  • Logan
  • Sep-12-2017 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Food gets tiring after a while, but there are many places around town.

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  • 4
  • Hanna from Manalapan, NJ
  • Mar-19-2017 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I have never tasted the food from the University of Michigan's dining halls, but I have heard great things!

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  • 4
  • Christian from Chicago, IL
  • Feb-28-2017 I am a current student here

    It's definitely not a home cooked meal but there are many dining options. If anything, cereal gets the job done.

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  • 4
  • A Girl from Florida
  • Jan-08-2017 I am a current student here

    Dining is pretty good, though it gets repetitive and less appetizing by the start of the second semester. Lots of good restaurants located in downtown. and a multitude of big chain options (Wendy's, Starbucks, etc.) available at the University commons on campus.

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  • 4
  • Julia from Ann Arbor, MI
  • Dec-26-2016 I am a current student here

    South Quad and North Quad have THE BEST food hands down. On special nights, they have roasted duck, crispy pork belly, steak, seafood pasta, garlic butter clams, never ending bread variety..etc. On average nights, it's still great. There's so much to choose from. But even if you eat the best pizza every day, it'll probably get old around the fourth month or so.

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  • 4
  • seaira from ann arbor, mi
  • Jul-12-2016 I am a current student here

    the food at michigan is pretty good. south quad and east quad have the best food, but overall the food is good.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • A Girl from Florida
  • Jan-08-2017 I am a current student here

    Very prevalent. While they are in the minority (20-25%), they make themselves apparent. You're never more than 10 feet from a frat bro/sorority sister.

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  • 0
  • Julia from Ann Arbor, MI
  • Dec-26-2016 I am a current student here

    i would say a good 30-40% are involved in it. But it's not like you're pressured to join one. If you do, that's you're community. If you don't, you have endless other clubs to join and communities to be apart of -- DO NOT WORRY :) You find your place here quicker than you think.

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  • 0
  • Thomas from Holland, MI
  • Dec-21-2015 I am a current student here

    Greek life is huge at UMich. A little too huge. There are so many houses to join and rushing is a big deal in the beginning of the school year.

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  • 0
  • John Doe from Ann Arbor
  • Dec-16-2015 I am a current student here

    Greek life is huge in Ann Arbor with plenty of houses on frat row. There will always be parties on the welcome week, tailgates every Saturday morning when there's a home football game, and plenty of rush events to match you the house you'll most likely enjoy.

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  • 0
  • Emily from Ann Arbor, MI
  • Dec-10-2015 I am a current student here

    If you're thinking of joining a fraternity or sorority, do it. Greek life is huge here. But if you don't want to participate, you will still have a great time here.

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  • 0
  • Eliana from Michigan
  • May-13-2015 I am a current student here

    I'm not a part of Greek life, so I can't comment on it, but a significant amount of students are - about 20%

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  • 0
  • Kelly from New Hudson, MI
  • Jan-03-2015 I am a current student here

    Greek life is pretty huge on campus, with 17 sororities and 33 fraternities. Highly suggest it for a positive social experience, but it is also easy to maintain a busy social life without being a part of a greek organization.

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  • 0
  • Kaitlin
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    I am in professional greek life, KTP, and I love it. It's a great resume builder and they provide you with so many new resources and volunteer opportunities. I've also met some of my best friends here.

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  • 0
  • Christena
  • Dec-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Apparently only 20% of the student body is involved in Greek Life, but it seems like it's a way higher percentage. I swear they're everywhere. It's very easy to tell who's in a sorority because all their clothes and laptops are adorned in their letters. There are a lot of stereotypical sorority girls and frat boys. However, I hear that there are plenty of less popular sororities and fraternities that are less stereotypical and most people are able to find one they like.

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