School Overview

Western Michigan University is a Public, 4 years college located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. WMU ranked 248th in National Universities and 27th in Michigan Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 19,887 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. WMU's acceptance rate is 82.81% last year (undergraduate school).
Western Michigan University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5200
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Western Michigan University is 82.81% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 13.53%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate82.81 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)13.53 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

WMU's 2022 tuition & fees is $13,434 for Michigan residents and $16,768 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $17,807 for Michigan residents and $26,248 for out-of-students.
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$13,434$16,768
Graduate Tuition & Fees$17,807$26,248
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 19,887 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 7,025 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WMU has 15,969 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 3,918 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students19,887
Undergraduate Students15,969
Graduate Students3,918
Online Enrollment7,025

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs350 Programs
Number of online programs18 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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