Kalamazoo, MI

Western Michigan University | WMU

Public school in Michigan with 2,900 first-year undergraduate students

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Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$27,262
Out-of-state
$31,008

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost
$0–30,000
$12,977

$30,001–48,000
$14,631

$48,001–75,000
$18,869

$75,001–110,000
$22,357

Over $110,000
$23,629

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Admissions

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Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
81%
Women
81%

Men
80%

Total number of applicants
17,051
Women: 54%
Men: 46%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
22%

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
Yes

Considers class rank
No

Recommendation letters
Not used

TOEFL Policy (International Applicants)
Required

SAT/ACT Testing policy
Required

Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 82%
ACT: 33%
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Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
2,990
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
49%
Enrolled men:
51%
6-year graduation rate
53%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
80%

Student diversity

Low diversity
International students
5%
Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander: 2%
Black: 13%
Hispanic: 7%
Native American: 0%
Other: 5%
White: 73%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
16:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors and Careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
No

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
Yes

Football conference
Mid-American Conference

D1 Basketball
Yes

Basketball conference
Mid-American Conference

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Location

1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Campus Setting
Urban

Region
Great Lakes

Campus culture

Religious Affilliation
None

HBCU
No

Contact information

(269) 387-1000
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008