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Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend WMU.
See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at WMU. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
Learn about costs to attend WMU and how much financial aid is typically awarded.
Estimate your cost to attend WMU in a few simple steps.
Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at WMU.
Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at WMU – inside and outside the classroom.
See which majors are most popular at WMU and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at WMU finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at WMU.
Learner centered. Discovery driven. Globally engaged.
We're delighted that you have chosen to explore the opportunities at Western Michigan University. WMU is among the nation's top public research universities while honoring our commitment to retaining WMU's hallmark small college feel. With a diverse array of academic program choices, including aviation, jazz studies, engineering, education, biology, nursing, and business, to name only a few, our students know their WMU credentials will be highly regarded by employers and the nation's top graduate schools alike. WMU’s main campus, located in the culturally rich city of Kalamazoo, offers thousands of opportunities for students to grow socially, including multi-seasonal recreation, entertainment, learning communities, volunteering, and professional development.
WMU cultivates a diverse, inclusive, and healthy community.
WMU's Division of Student Affairs engages students in learning and personal growth in and out of the classroom and helps guide the development of students into responsible citizens and future leaders. It also supports and challenges students by sponsoring more than 360 student organizations, intramural and club sports, and recreation and fitness classes, each of which helps students engage in campus life and to become active members of the WMU community. All of the programs and services within the division are intentionally designed to support the academic mission of the University, and to create and sustain optimal learning environments. For instance, the Center for Academic Support Programs enhances teaching and promotes student learning through collaborative, effective research-based programs that include supplemental instruction, content tutoring, college success seminars, effective reading seminars, advising services for undeclared majors, and one-to-one writing instruction with a writing consultant.