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The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Breakdown of “Social Life” at UMich

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringB+
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA
Art & Design DepartmentA-
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Chemical EngineeringB+
Civil EngineeringA
Computer EngineeringB+
Computer ScienceA-
Electrical EngineeringB+
Engineering DepartmentB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB-
Geography and GeosciencesA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
Industrial Operations EngineeringA-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Music - Composition/TheoryB+
Music - PerformanceA-
Music EducationA+
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA-
Nuclear EngineeringB-
Perfomance ArtsB
Political ScienceA-
PreLaw and LegalA-
PreMed and MedicalB

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Social Life

... There is no shortage of opportunity, whether academic, cultural, or social, such that all but the most insular or painfully shy individual will ...Read full comment
... Social life at Michigan is a bit less bleak ...Read full comment
... As for other things, the social life is great, there's always something to do, I absolutely love the city, and NOTHING beats Michigan Footbal...Read full comment
... Unfortunately, I really am not enjoying my education or social life here at the University of Michigan ...Read full comment
... It was the 'social experience', however, that makes UM tough for so many out-of-staters ...Read full comment
... Michigan provides a great education while still having a great social life ...Read full comment
... But the tradeoff was that the other students were pretty antisocial & it wasnt as fun & there was nothing to do (north campus is virtually isola...Read full comment
... With regards to the social life, my biggest advice is that make sure you get tickets to the Michigan football games ...Read full comment
... The social life at Michigan is average and the campus is not very safe ...Read full comment
... The people are not antisocial freaks, but there are other factors at work (though they do spend most of their time doing work of course, it *is* ...Read full comment
... Social life was good, especially during spring term ...Read full comment
... I was torn between a max 18 credit courseload and adjustment to college social life ...Read full comment
... Third, even if you are not the most social person you will make friends ...Read full comment
... Honestly, don't allow it to fool you: the university is a predominantly white institution that expects relentless praise for its few social j...Read full comment
... Cool kids - all different types Bad: Administration and most of student body are extremely left-wing Expensive housing Impersonal environm...Read full comment
... If you're out-of-state, and even more so, international, definitely give some thought to this aspect, and how it will effect your social life .....Read full comment
... Whether its academic quality, research, athletics, social life, college town, or what have you, U-M is top notch ...Read full comment
... SO if you wanna do premed here, plan on having 0 social life at all and just studying and that's pretty much it ...Read full comment
... I found the perfect balance between academics and social life at U of M ...Read full comment
... Social life is pretty awful, you pretty much have to join greek life to make friends ...Read full comment
... I was able to hold down 5 classes, a part-time job, and retain a very active social life ...Read full comment
... Make the most out of whatever school you go to- academically and socially ...Read full comment
... In my experience the school is very social; the student body likes to get involved and be with each other, whether it's for a fundraiser, or a clu...Read full comment
... Michigan's Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering and Business programs are all ranked well among the top 10 nationally ...Read full comment
... Socially: The school is big, but it doesn't feel big ...Read full comment
... If you arrange your classes right, you can have an active social life while keeping good grades in your classes ...Read full comment
... There is a fantastic combination of school work, extracurricular work, social activity, sports, cultural opportunities, and delicious food ...Read full comment
... Michigan will challenge you academically and socially ...Read full comment
... It's already decreased my social skills, and I can't stand it ...Read full comment
... All of Michigan's programs are ranked, and most of them are in the top 10, especially in Engineering, Medicine, Business, Law, Social Work, Music...Read full comment
... Good mix of academic rigor and social life ...Read full comment
... Socially, there are a lot of things to do here ...Read full comment
... The students are more concerned about their social life, and classes are full of pointless busy-work ...Read full comment
... The trick of getting by at UM socially no matter who you are is you find your niche ...Read full comment
... Before you decide to attend, and I know this is hard, but be sure that the social atmosphere is what you want ...Read full comment
... Unfortunately, I really am not enjoying my education or social life here at the University of Michigan ...Read full comment
... If you set aside a few hours daily, you can still have a social life ...Read full comment
... Any time I need a dose of friendly people I head up to East Lansing To sum it all up, Michigan is great for your future career and has a ...Read full comment
... They come from all fifty states, over one hundred countries and from extremely diverse economic and social situations ...Read full comment
... the university of michigan *if you don't go, you don't know* -challenging academics -amazing social scene -fabulous college town -super...Read full comment
... Yes, it takes a certain level of initiative, but you can find academic and social success if you really do want it ...Read full comment
... However, through extracurricular activities and other social events, students eventually find their own comfortable niche ...Read full comment
... Let's see, Academics: the course work is definitely time consuming and challenging and if you plan on getting an A in a class don't plan on hav...Read full comment
... Socially: If you want to party every day or nearly every day, you can ...Read full comment
... If you are a computer or electrical engineering major, don't count on social life ...Read full comment
... Socially, UM is very easy going relative to what I experienced growing up in an NYC suburb ...Read full comment
... This is particularly true of social science students, many of whome aren't looking for research or clinical careers, and whose ostensible purpos...Read full comment
... There is a very active a capella society and a very, very active social Greek community ...Read full comment
... However, if you've got the money (or scholarships), you'll find yourself studying at an esteemed and world-renowned academic institution with an ...Read full comment
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