Western Michigan University

1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI
4-year
Large
Urban

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Questions and Answers about Western Michigan University

Darius S.
9 months ago
How are roommates selected for first year students at Western Michigan University?
Connor G.
9 months ago
Is a bike necessary to travel around WMU campus?
Emma G.
10 months ago
Can I bring my car as a freshman?
Emma G.
10 months ago
Is the school culture at Western Michigan University more competitive or communal?
Olivia H.
10 months ago
What are Western Michigan University strongest majors and what programs do you offer to support them?
Audrey D.
11 months ago
What resources does the Western Michigan University offer for students with disabilities?
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Majors offered at Western Michigan University

Biggest majors
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
Finance and Financial Management Services

Academics at Western Michigan University

990-1190
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
20-26
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Selectivity
Least Selective (81% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Demographics for Western Michigan University Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Western Michigan University Students5%14%73%12%2%1%1%
All Bold.org College Students11%21%39%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
Western Michigan University Students
31%
66%
Male
Female
< 3% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for Western Michigan University students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Software Engineer75k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)75k
Operations Manager74k
Mechanical Engineer71k
Manufacturing Engineer66k
Occupational Therapist (OT)61k
Human Resources (HR) Generalist58k
Based on 18,893 student responses
51.9kAvg. Early Career Pay
93kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
48%in High-Meaning careers
16%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Western Michigan University

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Student reviews of Western Michigan University

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Recommended by

100% of students

Known for

Lots of interesting clubs and activities
Awesome study spaces and libraries
Diverse and Inclusive
LGBTQ+ friendly
Accessible and helpful professors
Theo Richards
Accounting
Swimming
Reading
Math + 2 others

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I enjoy the diversity and inclusion the campus offers as well as the excellent instructors.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

N/A

Harlie Witte
Music
Cheerleading

2.0