Full-Time Student Population
Part-Time Student Population
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
Faculty with Terminal Degree
Average Faculty Salary
Full-Time Retention Rate
Part-Time Retention Rate
- Fewer than 20 Students: 52%
- 20 to 49 Students: 43%
- 50 or More Students: 5%
Continuing Professional: Yes
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: No
- Arts and Sciences
- Bachelor's degree
- Doctorate - Professional practice
- Doctorate - Research/scholarship
- Master's degree
- Post-bachelor's certificate
- Post-master's certificate
Most Popular Majors
- Biology and Biological Sciences: 2%
- Business Administration and Management: 3%
- Law: 4%
- Psychology: 3%
Special Study Options
- Study abroad
- Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
- Weekend/evening college
Best Places to Study
- Dorm study lounges
- University Center
Tips to Succeed
- Don't get too involved in campus activities unless you're confident in your grades and ability to study.
- Enjoy your major, or you'll hate it here.
- Find people on your floor that have the same classes or major as you and share notes.
- Free tutoring is offered at the Academic Development center for those students who need it.
- Get used to using a computer for everything. There are plenty of classes that are very research based, and hand-written assignments are rarely accepted anymore.
- Go to your classes!
- Look up student evaluations of professors on my UM or check out ratemyprofessor.com before you choose your classes.
- Party responsibly and exhibit self control. Do not stay up partying all night, all of the time limit it to the weekends.
- Pay attention to your advisers during orientation, especially when they talk about student life.
- Pick an academic adviser early and make sure he or she knows who you are and what your interests are.
- Sit in the front of the class and make sure the professor knows your name if you actually want to get something out of the course.
- Stay on top of deadlines.
- Study rooms in the library can be reserved in advance
- Talk to your professors. This is the number one piece of advice.
Did You Know?
- Feel trapped in your dorm room? Many students, equipped with wireless Internet on their laptops, head outside to study by the lake or under a tree.
- At the end of every semester, students receive surveys asking them to rank each of their professors in various categories. The results are tallied and posted on the school network to help students select their courses.
- Teaching assistants are rare in most courses at UM. Even freshmen lecture classes are almost always taught by full-time faculty members.