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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
  • 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
  • 4
  • Living on campus is one of the most rewarding experiences. Your away from parents so now everything rests in your shoulders. It can be peaceful but also loud. So remember…

  • Apr-05-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Alex from North Olmsted, OH
  • Jan-10-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    From visiting the campus there seems to be a lot of places to go out and eat and a lot of social life happening around the campus.

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  • 3
  • Thomas from Holland, MI
  • Dec-21-2015 I am a current student here

    Overall, the dining at UMich is pretty regular. It's not bad food and I enjoy eating it. The newer halls tend to have more variation and more vegetarian/vegan/gluten free options. A huge pro is the cookies at pretty much every dining hall: they're delicious and I eat way too much of them.

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  • 4
  • John Doe from Ann Arbor
  • Dec-16-2015 I am a current student here

    There are plenty of dining halls all over campus to suit your needs. They also cater to your allergies and requests so if you want to eat healthy you can but at the same time if someone wanted to get fat there are options there too.

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  • 4
  • mbm01
  • Sep-02-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Food is everywhere, tasty and the meal plans are pretty good.

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  • 4
  • Eliana from Michigan
  • May-13-2015 I am a current student here

    This depends on which area you're referring to - the dorm food varies based on the dorm. East Quad is known for having great vegetarian options, Markley has the option to make your own personal pizza, and South Quad just reopened this past year and is supposed to be really nice. Some of it's pretty good, some of it is just average. The city of Ann Arbor, however, is amazing for food. Ann Arbor has hundreds of restaurants and is consistently ranked pretty highly on lists of places to go for good food. Zingerman's is a really well-known deli that you shouldn't miss when visiting Ann Arbor (Obama even visited!), and there are lots of great, affordable options close to campus, as well.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 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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  • 0
  • Carter from Marion, IA
  • Oct-23-2014 I am a current student here

    While Greek Life isn't exactly my thing, I know tons of friends who are in it and they love it. There are tons of Fraternities and Sororities and if you are interested, you will find one for you (there are even Christian-based frats!) If you just want to participate in their festivities, then Rush Week will be a blast for you.

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  • 0
  • John
  • Oct-13-2014 I am a current student here

    There is a very active greek life ranging from crazy party scene to some activism and community service.

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