Acceptance Rate 80 %
SAT Average 1,105
Tuition & Fees $16,041
Student Population 22,562
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,960
Western Michigan University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $13,017 for Michigan residents and $16,041 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 22,562 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 80% and the graduation rate is 57% last year.
The salary after graduation from Western Michigan University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $50,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.
For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Western Michigan University are $13,017 for Michigan residents and $16,041 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $17,283 for in-state students and $31,355 for out-of-state students.
The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at WMU. The acceptance rate of WMU is 80% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average graduation rate is 57% and the transfer-out rate is 26%. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,960 and 56% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 22,562 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
WMU offers 333 major programs through online and on-site education where 18 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
|Award Level||Total Number of Programs||Available Online Class|
|Less than one year certificate||3||1|
|One but less than two years certificate||1||0|
|Post Bachelor's Degree||19||5|
|Post Master's Degree||1||0|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||44||0|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||1||0|
Western Michigan University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
|Online Class||Undergraduate , Graduate|
Western Michigan University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
|Yellow Ribbon Program|
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
|Credit for military training||✔|
|Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families||✔|
|Recognized student veteran organization||✔|
|Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges||✔|
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