Western Michigan University

Acceptance Rate 83 %
SAT Average 1,110
Tuition & Fees $16,768
Student Population 19,887
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,635

Academic Overview

Western Michigan University is a public, four-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 2022 tuition & fees is $13,434 for Michigan residents and $16,768 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 19,887 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 83% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, WMU's tuition & fees is $13,434 for Michigan residents and $16,768 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $17,807 for in-state students and $26,248 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at WMU. The acceptance rate of WMU is 83% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 14%. The average graduation rate is 57% and the transfer-out rate is 25%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,635 and 57% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 19,887 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Western Michigan University is 83 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Western Michigan University is 57 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Western Michigan University is 25 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Western Michigan University is 78 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Western Michigan University is 19,887
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Western Michigan University is 18 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,635 at Western Michigan University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5200
Online Applicationhttps://wmich.edu/apply/
Financial Aidhttps://wmich.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://wmich.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionhttps://wmich.edu/military/benefits
Disability Servicehttps://wmich.edu/disabilityservices

Offered Degrees

WMU offers 349 major programs through online and on-site education where 19 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate10
Bachelor's Degree1714
Post Bachelor's Degree226
Master's Degree1048
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship450
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

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.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:5,912)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Western Michigan University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
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