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The University of Michigan - Dearborn

How this student rated the school
Educational QualityA Faculty AccessibilityB+
Useful SchoolworkA Excess CompetitionA+
Academic SuccessA+ Creativity/ InnovationB+
Individual ValueB University Resource UseA
Campus Aesthetics/ BeautyA+ FriendlinessA-
Campus MaintenanceA Social LifeC+
Surrounding CityD+ Extra CurricularsA-
SafetyB-
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Approachable

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful, Condescending

Female
ACT:29
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Quite Bright
Lowest Rating
Surrounding City
D+
Highest Rating
Excess Competition
A+
She cares more about Safety than the average student.
Date: Jul 15 2006
Major: Communications (This Major's Salary over time)
If you're going to UMD because you didn't get into Ann Arbor or any other school, you probably aren't going to be happy. Period.

However… if you are a potential student that LIKES the campus, prospective program, and the commuter college experience, UMD is nice! A lot better than attending a community college. You'll still feel like you're a part of the University experience by attending any UM Sporting events in Ann Arbor…

And actually, it's easy to get involved in the student activities. People are very friendly, and the clubs have really open memberships. If you make an effort to try and get involved, you'll find that you'll get to know a lot of people on campus and you'll have a lot of fun.

I'm not into the Greek scene, but there's actually a big sorority/frat community on campus that has a lot of fun and hosts lots of events.

Academic-wise, there are no TAs in my department, very nice. Most of the staff is really helpful and experienced.

Parking sucks… and so does commuting to the SoE building. The workout center is too small, and the UMD sports teams aren't too involved/exciting.

Overall, if you WANT to go here, then you'd probably like it. I find people that hate it here never wanted to go here in the first place… I chose UMD over UM-AA because I wanted to stay home.

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