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Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI
University Website: www.wmich.edu
Apply Online: www.wmich.edu/apply/
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Western Michigan University (WMU) is a public university located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. The university was established in 1903 by Dwight B. Waldo, and as of the Fall 2010 semester, its enrollment is 25,045.

WMU has one of the largest aviation programs in the United States, and it is the site of the annual International Congress on Medieval Studies. The university's athletic teams compete in Division I of the NCAA and are collectively known as the Western Michigan Broncos. They compete in the Mid-American Conference for most sports.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $21,494.00 avg tuition

1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5200
(269) 387-1000

Apply online Admissions:
www.wmich.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.wmich.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Transportation And Materials Moving
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Western Michigan University

Statistics:
Applied 14,413
Admitted 11,986 83%
Enrolled total 3,166
Full Time: 3,132
Part Time 34
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 18 25
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 74%
4-year graduation rate 22%
6-year graduation rate 54%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Western Michigan University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $8,762.00 $8,762.00 $21,494.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $844.00 $844.00 $844.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $303.00 $303.00 $743.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,035.00 $11,035.00 $23,373.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $844.00 $844.00 $844.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $460.00 $460.00 $974.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,249.00 $7,849.00 $4,566.00
Other Expenses $3,259.00 $3,259.00 $4,566.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $40.00
Books and Supplies $1,040.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 88%
Percent receiving grant aid 63%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,933.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 77%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,150.00

Western Michigan University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biomedical Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Managerial Economics X
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce X
Finance, General X
Financial Planning and Services X
Human Resources Development X
Human Resources Management and Services, Other X
Information Resources Management X
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management X
Marketing, Other X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Broadcast Journalism X
Communication, General X X
Journalism X
Organizational Communication, General X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X X
EDUCATION
Administration of Special Education X
Art Teacher Education X X
Biology Teacher Education X
Business Teacher Education X
Chemistry Teacher Education X
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X X
Earth Science Teacher Education X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness X
Educational Evaluation and Research X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X X
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education X X
French Language Teacher Education X
Geography Teacher Education X
Health Teacher Education X
History Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Physics Teacher Education X
Reading Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education X
Social Science Teacher Education X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
Technical Teacher Education X
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education X
ENGINEERING
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering X
Chemical Engineering X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering, Other X
Industrial Engineering X X
Manufacturing Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Operations Research X
Paper Science and Engineering X X
Structural Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General X
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other X
Engineering/Industrial Management X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X X
English Language and Literature, General X X
Writing, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Apparel and Textiles, General X
Child Development X
Family Systems X
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X X
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other X
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor X
Music Therapy/Therapist X X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X X
Physician Assistant X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
HISTORY
History, General X X
Public/Applied History X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X X
Computational and Applied Mathematics X
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X X
MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
Medieval and Renaissance Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
Sports Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Applied and Professional Ethics X
Philosophy X X
Religion/Religious Studies X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geochemistry X
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Geophysics and Seismology X
Hydrology and Water Resources Science X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Counseling Psychology X
Industrial and Organizational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
Social Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
American Government and Politics (United States) X
Anthropology X X
Applied Economics X
Economics, General X X
Geographic Information Science and Cartography X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Political Science and Government, Other X
Sociology X X
TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIALS MOVING
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew X
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Acting X
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Conducting X
Dance, General X
Dance, Other X
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other X
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Graphic Design X
Interior Design X
Jazz/Jazz Studies X
Keyboard Instruments X
Music Pedagogy X
Music Performance, General X X
Music Theory and Composition X X
Music, General X X
Musical Theatre X
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology X
Voice and Opera X

Western Michigan University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Medallion Scholarship Program $15,000 November 01, 2016
Legacy Gold Scholarship $15,000 February 01, 2017
Presidential Gold Scholarship - WMU $9,000 May 01, 2017
Presidential Silver Scholarship - WMU $7,000 May 01, 2017
Dean's Scholarship - WMU $3,000 November 01, 2016
Seita Scholars Program Varies March 01, 2017

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