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UMich Ann Arbor Student Life

UMich Ann Arbor is on a 3,207-acre campus in an urban setting in Ann Arbor, Michigan, not far from Detroit. UMich Ann Arbor has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

UMich Ann Arbor also has fraternities and sororities.

UMich Ann Arbor has a thriving Hillel Society. In fact, more students participate in Hillel Society than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at UMich Ann Arbor include K-Grams, M-Powered Entrepreneurial Club, Dance Marathon and Alternative Spring Break.

The UMich Ann Arbor community comes together each year for Martin Luther King Day Symposium, FestiFall and Escapade and Dance Marathon.

Does UMich Ann Arbor Offer Student Housing?

UMich Ann Arbor offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most UMich Ann Arbor students live off campus. In 2021, 22% of undergrads at UMich Ann Arbor lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 78% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UMich Ann Arbor. There are 9,628 spots available in on-campus housing for all 31,329 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 6,473 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

UMich Ann Arbor offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

UMich Ann Arbor Athletics

At UMich Ann Arbor there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UMich Ann Arbor:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Triathlon Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Fencing Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ice Hockey Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Riflery Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Rugby Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Tennis Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Track And Field Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Table Tennis Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Water Polo Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Soccer Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ultimate Frisbee Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Volleyball Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams

Safety at UMich Ann Arbor

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Michigan is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UMich Ann Arbor campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

UMich Ann Arbor offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to UMich Ann Arbor

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UMich Ann Arbor, take Interstate 94 to Ann Arbor, MI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Michigan you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UMich Ann Arbor's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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UMich Ann Arbor Students

51%

Women

49%

Men

95%

Full Time

5%

Part Time

61%

In State

39%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

55%

16%

7%

7%

5%

5%

4%

0.12%

0.04%

Undergraduate Students

31,329

Graduate Students

16,578

Non-Resident / International Students

2,282

UMich Ann Arbor Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

47,907

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

26%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$15,948

Out-of-State

$52,266

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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