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Western Michigan University

School Profile

  • Western Michigan UniversityPublic Four-year University in Kalamazoo, MI
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Regionally Accredited: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 19,854
First-year Undergraduate Students: 3,828
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 19,715
Graduate Students: 4,964

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Acting
  • Bachelor of Advertising
  • Bachelor of Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering
  • Bachelor of African Studies
  • Bachelor of African-American Studies
  • Bachelor of Airline - Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew
  • Bachelor of American Studies
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Art Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Bachelor of Aviation Management
  • Bachelor of Avionics Maintenance/Technology
  • Bachelor of Bachelor of Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biology Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Business - General
  • Bachelor of Business Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Business-oriented chemistry
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Child Development
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies
  • Bachelor of College Counseling
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Construction/Building Technologies
  • Bachelor of Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Dance
  • Bachelor of Drama/Dance Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of E-Commerce
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Education of Emotionally Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Education of Mentally Handicapped
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Engineering/Industrial Management
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of English Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of Family Systems
  • Bachelor of Family/Consumer Sciences - Education
  • Bachelor of Film Production/Cinematography
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Financial Planning
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of French Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Geochemistry
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of Geography Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of GeophysicsSeismology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of German Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Global Studies
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Health Services - General
  • Bachelor of Health Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of History Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of HydrologyWater Resources
  • Bachelor of Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Information Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Institutional Food Production
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Jazz Studies
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Latin
  • Bachelor of Latin Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Logistics/Materials Management
  • Bachelor of Management Science
  • Bachelor of Manufacturing Engineering
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Medical Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Music Theory/Composition
  • Bachelor of Music Therapy
  • Bachelor of Musical theater
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Organizational Communication
  • Bachelor of Paper science and engineering, imaging
  • Bachelor of Parks, Recreation & Fitness - General
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Physics Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Public History/Archives
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Sales/Marketing Education
  • Bachelor of Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
  • Bachelor of Statistics
  • Bachelor of Structural Engineering
  • Bachelor of Student-planned major
  • Bachelor of Technology/Industrial Arts Education
  • Bachelor of Theater Design/Stagecraft
  • Bachelor of Theater Literature/History/Criticism
  • Bachelor of Tourism/Travel Marketing
  • Bachelor of Women's Studies

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $8,382
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $19,502

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test: Recommended
  • SAT Subject Tests: Recommended
  • ACT: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213


Member: NCAA
Team name: Broncos


  • Ranked #181 National Universities
  • Ranked #222 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #100 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #231 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #166 Part-time M.B.A.
  • Ranked #119 Best Education Schools
  • Ranked #40 Audiology
  • Ranked #131 Clinical Psychology
  • Ranked #102 Earth Sciences
  • Ranked #150 Fine Arts
  • Ranked #234 Nursing
  • Ranked #33 Occupational Therapy
  • Ranked #38 Physician Assistant
  • Ranked #161 Psychology
  • Ranked #135 Public Affairs
  • Ranked #45 Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Ranked #71 Social Work
  • Ranked #38 Speech-Language Pathology
  • Ranked #129 Student Engagement and Assessment
  • Ranked #154 Student Services and Technology
  • Ranked #48 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #140 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5211
(269) 387-2000
Fax: (269) 387-2096
Contact: Penny Bundy
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 84%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 84%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 13,901
Female applicants 7,566
Male applicants 6,335
Applicants accepted 11,724
Female applicants accepted 6,490
Male applicants accepted 5,234
Freshman enrollment 3,398
Female freshman enrollment 1,759
Male freshman enrollment 1,639
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 78%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 99%
Average high school GPA 3.3
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.9-3.6

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores N/A
SAT Critical Reading average score N/A
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown N/A
SAT Math average score N/A
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: N/A
SAT Math score breakdown N/A
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 98%
Average ACT Composite score 23
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 20-25
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 19-25
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 18-25

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