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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
  • 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
  • Kylie from Owosso, MI
  • 5
  • I loved dorm life. It was great meeting new people from different walks of life that I was never able to experience in my small hometown.…

  • Jun-19-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 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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  • 3
  • Kelly from New Hudson, MI
  • Jan-03-2015 I am a current student here

    Food varies greatly by dining hall. The best are South Quad and Mojo, while Bursley and Markley fall flat. The good news is, the good dining halls are REALLY good. Some serve sushi and all kinds of international cuisine. And the cookies are to die for.

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  • 3
  • Kaitlin
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    It's a lot of the same, average food, but on occasion they have really good food. There's always a salad bar and fresh fruit, so it isn't hard to eat healthy.

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  • 5
  • Christena
  • Dec-26-2014 I am a current student here

    I'm so glad we now have unlimited meal plans. I like being able to stop in at any dining hall whenever I want. Some dining halls aren't as good as others, but there are so many options available that I can always find something I'd like to eat.

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  • 4
  • Will from Rogers, AR
  • Nov-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Superb dining experience in the newly renovated halls, though a few of the older ones are left in the dust and serve lackluster food. Stick to the more popular, new dining halls and find one that you like and eat there often. It can be very difficult to maintain a healthy diet given the amount of unhealthy options, desserts, and oil/fat included in most foods but it is possible. If you're trying to avoid the freshman 15, you have to be one of the rare ones who keeps the priority of health all year! For 2015, the West Quad dining hall is the one being renovated and will be newly opened, so try there if looking for a first option.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 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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  • 0
  • Kara
  • May-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is alive and well on campus. We have a number of sororities and fraternities available for students to join. But it is important to note that Greek Life doesn't run the campus, and there are plenty of other opportunities for socializing to be found if the Greek isn't for you.

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  • 0
  • Student from Santa Ana, CA
  • May-23-2014 I am a current student here

    I am Greek. There are Fraternities and Sororities of all sizes with an array of people. There are ones for business, professional, social, cultural, etc.

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  • 0
  • Allie from Michigan
  • May-09-2014 I am a current student here

    I'm not in Greek Life and it can get really obnoxious. It's a never ending stream of drunken parties, and hearing people talk about them gets annoying. I've gone to a few frat parties and if you've heard the song Selfie that is ONE HUNDRED PERCENT the party culture I've seen, I don't have any desire to go to any next year. The people I know in GL are super into it, though, so if that's your thing you might really enjoy it.

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