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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.

Living in the Broncos Community

WMU cultivates a diverse, inclusive, and healthy community.

WMU undergraduate and graduate students, both domestic and international, are challenged and supported to become life-long learners and to meet their goals holistically via a wide range of opportunities, easy-to-access resources and services designed to help them excel in intellectual discovery, research, creativity, community involvement, (locally and globally), and leadership. Through a personalized path, including 250 high quality programs, nearly 400 student organizations and clubs, recreational activities, sports, various experiential learning experiences, arts and cultural events, modern, sustainable housing and facilities, each student is encouraged to grow both academically and personally, to develop their passions and become prepared to make a difference in our global society.