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The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityF Faculty AccessibilityD-
Useful SchoolworkD Excess CompetitionF
Academic SuccessF Creativity/ InnovationF
Individual ValueB+ University Resource UseA-
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyB+ FriendlinessB
Campus MaintenanceB+ Social LifeA
Surrounding CityB+ Extra CurricularsA+
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Date: Dec 15 2010
Major: Art & Design Department (This Major's Salary over time)
First off, I am only writing a critique about the school of Art & Design, from my experience the rest of the university is GREAT. If you wish to pursue a dual degree, with art then the University is worth your time.

The art program however requires a few more years before it becomes worth the time and money it demands. The core curriculum requires you to take foundational courses, however the courses remain VERY vague in what they seek you to do. Once you complete these courses the course guide is pretty much take classes that interest you. No general direction or concentration is offered at this school. If you want to be a graphic designer, you should hope you get into one of the only 3 graphic design classes offered. By the time you finish school you'll pretty much know of every teacher, there's only about 20 who each teach around two courses per semester.

I have been here for 1.5 semesters and I know MORE than 20 students who have transferred out of the art program into either LSA or another institution. I know I am sounding critical and harsh, but by the end of the third semester you will see many students who are tired of being in the program. I am adding myself to that number as I find my out of state tuition could be used towards an actual art school as I wish to pursue a career in art, more than I want to pursue a degree at Michigan.

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