Location
Ann Arbor, MI
Undergrads
27,046
Tuition (in-state)
$40,392 ($12,994)
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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Reviews 2954 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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2 College Freshman

Facilities: The workout facilities aren't great unless you are enrolled int he business school and have access to their gym. The public gym is not air conditioned and is kind of dated, but they still have good machines to work out on.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Facilities: The libraries at UMich are great! I especially love the ref room because it is beautiful and quiet.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Computers: There is a combination of Macs and PC's, and many are available all the time.

3 College Junior

Weather: It gets cold but it drives you to go to the library and study. It's not distracting like at other schools.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: There are a limited number of apartments within decent walking distance to campus and the rush to get these apartments/houses is brutal--you need to start looking for off campus housing within the first two months of school. That being said---the houses/apartments are generally very nice and with the new additions of landmark and west zaragon a lot more off campus housing options are becoming available.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Transportation: They definitely provide you transportation (the Ride and the Michigan bus), and it is relativlely reliable except on the weekends.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Majors: I'm currently in the honors program and completing requirements to apply to the business school. Individually, the classes are not that difficult, but each one has a heavy work load and require too much time, so all together it's very challenging.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: My major, PPE (Politics, Philosophy, and Economics), is a program that allows me to pick whatever direction I would like to connect the three subjects, there is a great deal of flexibility.

4 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: There is definitely visible alcohol, especially on football saturdays. Otherwise, during the week things aren't too bad- I do not see that many hard drugs but they exist.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Academics: The registration is alright, the workload is not too difficult. The library is often loud and there is not that many study spots, but there are a lot of ways to meet with GSI's and a math lab ect

5 College Junior

Majors: We have everything and they are all ranked top 10 or top 25

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: It has gotten a lot better since my freshman year. East Quad, North Quad, and Couzens are all like hotels for this coming freshman class.

5 College Junior

Athletics: Football pregames are huge. The town goes wild on game days.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Computers: There is no doubt that you are able to find a computer in practically every building at the University. Not to mention, students' preferences to computer softwares (i.e. Mac or PC) are always met. In addition, a student is able to find many programs/applications available for their studies/entertainment in the computers.
Basically, you can make it throughout all four years of college without ever owning your own laptop/desktop.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Athletics: Michigan stadium is the biggest and greatest capacity in the entire country. We have the greatest football record by far, which says something about the level of skill as well. Everyone knows that Michigan Wolverine spirit is HUGE, even off campus. We have most likely the greatest school spirit in the BIG 10 and the biggest fan base in the country as well. The facilities are unbelievable and cost millions and millions of dollars. The football games bring in about 10 million dollars per game.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Although it has been researched that about 20% of the student population is in Greek Life, this small number does not hold them back when it comes to community outreach. The Greek Life systems is great because while they try to build brotherhood/sisterhood and networking, Greek Life also seeks to do community service and fundraising for public utility.

4 College Junior

Majors: Michigan is known for its strong psychology department. The major is pretty easy to fulfill however, there are very few credits. There is a wide and diverse variety of classes to choose from which is nice, and many professors with research who are always looking for RAs.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: University of Michigan athletics are the best. We have the most school spirit, and all of our teams perform very well!

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The Athletics at the University are remarkable. Fan support is always available and this goes along with the school's spirit. Although most of the student population does not consist mostly of athletes, there is involvement through intramural and recreational sports. I want to add that the competitiveness is very explicit. When trying out for a sport, you may find yourself lucky to be in a team or not, but not being on a team should not let students down because there is always involvement in sports, even at the noncompetitive level.

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: I am in the School of Nursing here at U of M, and I think it is an exceptional program. It is very difficult, but I think it provides students with the knowledge needed to become successful in the medical field.

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4 College Sophomore

Academics: There are many different schools and programs here at The University of Michigan, which makes it a great place to learn and find out what you really love.

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are restaurants all over campus that offer a variety of choices, and they're affordable as well!

4 College Sophomore

Local Atmosphere: The campus is sufficiently huge and it's located nicely within the city so that students may enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city at night. The buildings and departments are nicely scattered throughout the campus and walking is not a hassle, unless you live on North Campus, that is. :)

4 College Junior

Campus Strictness: Academically, the school cares a lot about how its students learn to write. There is an extremely strict plagiarism policy and classes for freshmen who are behind in writing, making sure that everyone can write a good level essay for their upper level classes. If any student is caught plagiarizing, they automatically fail the course, and also must see the dean of students.

3 College Junior

Majors: Its an interesting program and with climate change affecting us more and more, its important to know about. With all the changes in the environment, I don't anticipate having that hard a time finding a job.

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Linda Tell
Hometown
Syosset
Major
International Studies
Grad Year
2015
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Despite the occasional complaints about weather, students at the University of Michigan love their school. With its outstanding academics in conjunction with its remarkable athletics, Michigan offers a perfect college balance: a great education and a fun social atmosphere. It is not uncommon to find students sporting Michigan gear around campus, and if given a choice, most would choose the school over again. Students love that they can mold their school to best suit their individual needs and desires. Whether they are looking for academics, athletics, or social outlets, Michigan fits the bill: In addition to its highly-ranked academics, it has a highly respected athletic reputation, and Ann Arbor's atmosphere is one to be envied, consisting of restaurants, shops, bars, and much more. Michigan alumni are expansive in both numbers and location. Michigan's alumni network is one of the largest, with many individuals holding vital positions in their respective industries. Alumni love to return to Ann Arbor for visits and sporting events, often bringing their spouses and children. It has been said, "Once a Wolverine, always a Wolverine."

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