College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait Comparison Results

Cost Comparison for Two Universities
Costs Western Michigan University
Total Estimated Costs In state Out of state
Tuition $10,106 $24,790
Required fees $923 $923
Room & board (on campus) $9,238 $9,238
Other expenses (books, transportation, etc.) $3,281 $3,838
Total $23,548 $38,789
Financial Aid
Average annual award of full-time beginning undergrads receiving grants and scholarships $6,567 (65% of undergrads)
Average annual loan of full-time beginning undergrads receiving loans $7,725 (63% of undergrads)
Percent of students that borrow 64%
Average indebtedness at graduation $32,720
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Student Success Comparison for Two Universities
Student Success & Progress Western Michigan University
Percent of students that returned after 1 year 79%
Percent of students graduated or were still enrolled in a college after 4 years 84%

Student Comparison for Two Universities
Students At: Western Michigan University
Total students 23,556
Total undergraduates 18,567
Average age of undergraduates 21
Women 9,142 (49%)
Men 9,425 (51%)
Student Residency

Campus Life Comparison for Two Universities
Campus Life Western Michigan University
Students per faculty 7 to 1
Women faculty 44%
Faculty of color 17%
Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students 90%
Percent of new freshmen who live on campus 88%

Applicant Information Comparison for Two Universities
Applicant Information Western Michigan University
Term Fall 2015
New Student Applications
Western Michigan University

Comparison Overview

Please note that not all data lends itself well to the simple side-by-side comparison offered on this page. We encourage you to visit the full College Portrait sites for the institutions you are interested in to view all of their information, including student experiences and student learning outcomes.