Western Michigan University Comparison

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Overview

WMU
Location Kalamazoo, MI
Setting Small City
Enrollment 19,887
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #531
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website wmich.edu
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Costs

WMU
Tuition (In State) $12,094
Tuition (Out of State) $15,118
Room & Board $10,567
Avg Net Price $18,091
Avg Grant Aid $8,851
% Receiving Grant Aid 78%

Admission

WMU
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 16,582
Admitted 14,085
Acceptance Rate 84.9%
Enrolled % 18.6%
Avg High School GPA 3.5
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Challenging
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 20/27
SAT Range 1010/1220
Submit Test Scores Required
Application Deadline Apr 1, 2023

Academics

WMU
Student to Faculty Ratio 18:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (22%)
  • Education (11%)
  • Health Professions (8%)
  • Communication (6%)
  • Engineering (6%)

Outcomes

WMU
Graduation Rate 56%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $48,900
Making Student Loan Payments 54%
Median Student Loan Debt $26,633
Median Loan Payment $275

Diversity

WMU
% Men 48%
% Women 52%
Racial Diversity Low
HBCU No
% White 72%
% Black 12%
% Hispanic 5%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 3%
% International 4%
% Unknown Race 1%

Students

WMU
% In-State 75%
% Out-of-State 22%

Campus

WMU
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/