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Kalamazoo, Michigan

Western Michigan University

Overview

Student Population
22,869
Western Michigan University overview
Location Kalamazoo, Michigan
Online wmich.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Western Michigan University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Western Michigan University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 14,263 prospective students applied, and 11,741 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,178 enrolled in the school.  16,173 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,696 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $11,020 plus fees of $923. WMU is ranked 646 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
Western Michigan University overview
SAT 1040/1260
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.28
Applications Accepted
82.3% 
Western Michigan University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
$11,020
In State Costs for Western Michigan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$958
Other Fees$923
Room and Board $9,848
Budget for Other Expenses$2,390
Total One Year Cost$25,139
Out of State Tuition
$13,776
Out of State Costs for Western Michigan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$958
Other Fees$923
Room and Board $9,848
Budget for Other Expenses$2,390
Total One Year Cost$27,895

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$48,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
56% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Western Michigan University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Education 11%
Health Professions 8%
Communication 6%
Engineering 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=172699 IPEDS survey data for Western Michigan University.