Western Michigan University Faculty & Staff Headcounts

Headcounts and Directory Information

Western Michigan University (WMU) is a public, four-years institute located in Kalamazoo, MI. It has a total enrollment of 18,266 including undergraduate and graduate schools and students to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
A total of 1,112 faculties (instructional staffs), including both full-time and part-time faculties, are working at WMU. The average faculty salary is $92,796 for the academic year 2021-2022. You can check salary information in detail at faculty salary by academic rank.
For non-instructional staffs, a total of 2,721 employees work at WMU. The average non-instructional staff salary is $63,718. The detailed staff salary information is available at salary by occupation page.
Western Michigan University Faculty/Staffs Headcounts and Directory Information
Directory Information
Address1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI
Phone Number269-387-1000
Faculty & Staffs Overview
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Number of Faculties752 Full-time / 360 Part-time
Number of Staffs2,147 Full-time / 574 Part-time
Faculty Average Salary$92,796
Staff Average Salary$63,718
Student Population18,266

Faculty and Staffs by Occupation

At Western Michigan University, there are 2,687 employees including both full-time and part-time, instructional and non-instructional staffs. By employment types, 2,090 full-time and 597 part-time staffs work at WMU. By gender there are 1,225 male and 1,462 female employees.
Among them, 1,112 staffs are teaching (instructional) faculties - 750 full-time and 457 part-time faculties. By gender there are 570 male and 637 female faculties teaching at WMU.
The following table summarizes the number of faculties and staffs. You can check detailed staff statistics by gender, race, occupation, and faculty status.
Faculties & Staffs By Occupation, Gender, and Employment Type
Staff CategoryTotalFull-timePart-time
Grand Total 2,6871,2251,4622,0901,0061,084597219378
Postsecondary Teachers 1,207570637750391359457179278
Librarians, Curators, and Archivists and other teaching and Instructional support 222611612025814420317
Management 764234744034220
Business and Financial Operations 1834413917543132817
Computer, Engineering, and Science 1661214515911742743
Community Service, Legal, Arts, and Media 124725210966431569
Healthcare Practioners and Technical 281315241311404
Service 309150159255135120541539
Office and Administrative Support 232242082061818826620
Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance 1049410102939211
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 3634234322220