Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan


Student Population
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
Level of Study 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 17,051 prospective students applied, and 13,829 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,023 enrolled in the school.  16,030 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,532 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $11,560 plus fees of $923. WMU is ranked 663 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 990/1190
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.28
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Michigan Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Western Michigan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$968
Other Fees$923
Room and Board $10,143
Budget for Other Expenses$2,415
Total One Year Cost$26,009
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for Western Michigan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$968
Other Fees$923
Room and Board $10,143
Budget for Other Expenses$2,415
Total One Year Cost$28,899

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

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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%

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May 28, 2018
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Great value for the money!

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