Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan

#308 in National Universities

  • Public4 Years (or High)Kalamazoo, MIDegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveDoctor's degree22,562 Students81.10 % Acceptance Rate16:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

    Western Michigan University is a public (4 years or high) college located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It has a total enrollment of 22,562 including undergraduate (17,760) and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree. The acceptance rate at Western Michigan University is 81.10% for academic year 2018-2019 (undergraduate school).

    Western Michigan University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.

  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Rate81.10 %
    Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.86 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$40
    Graduate Application Fees$50

    The acceptance rate is 81.10% at Western Michigan University where total 17,051 students applied and 13,829 were accepted. The yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 21.86% where 3,023 students finally enrolled out of 13,829 accepted students

  • In-StateOut-of-State
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$13,017$16,041
    Graduate Tuition & Fees$17,283$31,355
    On-Campus Living Costs$10,567
    Off-Campus Living Costs$10,567

    The tuition & fees at Western Michigan University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $13,017 for in-state students and $16,041 for out-of-students.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $10,567 when living on campus and $10,567 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Meal Plan

    Online Learning

    Study Abroad

    Remedial Service

    Career Counseling

    Western Michigan University provides various learning opportunities and services for their students. It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Meal Plan, Online Learning, Study Abroad, Remedial Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Western Michigan University.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers Say it All about Western Michigan University

Key Stats for Western Michigan University

Costs of Attendance average in nation

Western Michigan University$16,041
All U.S. Colleges$15,474
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges$17,220
4 Years or High Colleges$19,284
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Michigan$19,632

Admission Chances easy to get in


Acceptance Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges68.10%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges70.41%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges67.14%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Michigan71.30%

Financial Helps high financial help rate


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges67.44%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges62.87%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges74.12%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Michigan63.86%

Student Population small

Western Michigan University22,562
All U.S. Colleges20,490,526
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges8,966,241
4 Years or High Colleges14,167,576
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Michigan322,455

Graduation Rates average in nation


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges53.28%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges45.08%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Michigan43.30%

Major Programs very diverse majors


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges203
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Michigan367

Distance Learning very diverse online courses


Online Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges8
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges21
  • 4 Years or High Colleges15
  • Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Michigan26

Contact Information & Online Resources


Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave,
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5200
269) 387-1000


Western Michigan University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1915 - Current).
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