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Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University

1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5167
(269) 387-3530

Western Michigan University is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1903. This university, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Kalamazoo, MI. This university is the sixth largest institution in the state of Michigan. This university offers students seven certificates, 138 bachelors level degrees, 77 degrees at the masters level, and 29 degrees at the doctoral level. In 2010, 25,045 students sought degrees from the 176 programs at this university. WMU offers subjects such as speech therapy and language. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This university is one of 5 research universities in Michigan.

Admission

13,901 students applied to this university in 2010. WMU admitted approximately 84% of applicants or 11,677 students. More than half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

13,901 students applied to this university in 2010. WMU admitted approximately 84% of applicants or 11,677 students. More than half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 84%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 86%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 83%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 25,045 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 25,045 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 12272
  • Total Enrolled Female: 12773
  • Undergraduate Male: 10183
  • Undergraduate Female: 9783
  • Graduate Male: 2133
  • Graduate Female: 2946
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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