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Applying to WMU

Admission Scoreboard
Acceptance Rate 79.86%
Yield 20.65%
SAT Score 1,105
ACT Score 23
Applicants 17,698

Applying To WMU

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 79.86% at Western Michigan University where a total of 17,698 students applied and 14,133 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,105 and the average ACT score is 23. It requires four items and recommends 1 articles to submit to their applicants. The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Western Michigan University.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationhttps://wmich.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://wmich.edu/apply/
Acceptance Rate80%
Average Test Scores1,105 SAT / 23 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2019-2020, the acceptance rate is 79.86% where a total of 17,698 students (8,100 men and 9,598 women) have applied to WMU and 14,133 (6,427 men and 7,706 women) students have been admitted to the school. Among them, 1,483 male and 1,436 female students have enrolled into WMU and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 20.65%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at WMU
TotalMenWomen
Applicants17,6988,1009,598
Admitted14,1336,4277,706
Enrolled2,9191,4831,436
Acceptance Rate 79.86% 79.35% 80.29%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 20.65% 23.07% 18.63%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At WMU, 2,379 applicants (82% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 833 applicants (29%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,105 and the average ACT score is 23 at WMU. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,210 and 25th percentile score is 1,000. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 77 and the 25th percentile score is 54. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at WMU.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at WMU
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500610
SAT Math500600
ACT Composite1926
ACT Math1726
ACT English1825
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Western Michigan University requires 4 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Admission Test Scores, TOEFL) and recommends 1 articles (Completion of College Preparatory Program) to submit to their applicants. The following table summarizes the application requirements at Western Michigan University
Application Requirements for WMU
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Western Michigan University is Semester. Western Michigan University accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that Western Michigan University accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training