Western Michigan

Western Michigan University (WMU) (Western Michigan) is a semester college located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. At Western Michigan, students can major in a broad variety of subjects ranging from Mathematics to Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse and earn undergraduate as well as post-graduate degrees.

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Admission

Selectivity & Test Scores
83%
26%
96%
Unknown
19 - 25 / 36
ACT

The average ACT score for students admitted to Western Michigan for the 2013-2014 academic year was 22.

18-25 / 36
19-25 / 36
Unknown
Which score should I submit?

At Western Michigan, 96% percent of students submitted an ACT score, but Western Michigan accepts both the SAT and ACT.

Admission Requirements
Secondary School Record Secondary School GPA Secondary School Rank Letters of Recommendation Admission Test Score AP Credits
Required Required Not Recommended Not Recommended Required Yes

Tuition & Financial Aid

Total Costs

The total cost for in-state students attending Western Michigan, including tuition and room and board, is $17,552. For out-of-state students, that cost increases to $30,832.

Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available to students at Western Michigan. In 2013, 78 percent of first-time students attending Western Michigan received some form of financial aid - student loans, grants or scholarships

78%
71%
76%
Financial Aid for Full-Time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 2,455 78% - -
Grant Aid 2,370 76% $12,471,067 $5,262
Student Loans 2,232 71% $16,409,207 $7,352
Financial Aid for All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Grant Aid 12,949 65% $77,246,166 $5,965
Student Loans 14,475 72% $100,003,352 $6,909
Net Price
Year Income: < 30K Income: 30K - 48K Income: 48K - 75K Income: 75K - 110K Income: > 110K
2011-2012 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2010-2011 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2009-2010 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Majors & Degrees

Graduation Rate
  • 25%
  • 56%
  • 56%
Majors Offered
  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Administration of Special Education
  • Advertising
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • American Government and Politics (United States
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Applied and Professional Ethics
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Communication, General
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Conducting
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dance, General
  • Dance, Other
  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
  • Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
  • Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Earth Science Teacher Education
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
  • Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
  • Educational Evaluation and Research
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, Other
  • Engineering/Industrial Management
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Family Systems
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
  • French Language and Literature
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • Geochemistry
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • Geography Teacher Education
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Holistic Health
  • Human Resources Development
  • Human Resources Management and Services, Other
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Resources Management
  • Interior Design
  • International/Global Studies
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Latin Teacher Education
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marketing, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Operations Research
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Paper Science and Engineering
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Public/Applied History
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • School Psychology
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Sports Studies
  • Statistics, General
  • Structural Engineering
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
  • Superintendency and Educational System Administration
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Telecommunications Management
  • Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations
  • Voice and Opera
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing, General
Degree Details
Highest Degree Offered Continuing Professional Programs Academic and Career Counseling Services Employment Services for Students Placement Services for Graduates Study Abroad
Doctoral Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Enrollment

:
Student-Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
0.009
MILLION
PER STUDENT
Endowment per FTE Enrollment
Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2012-2013
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