About Western Michigan University
Western Michigan University (WMU) is a public research university in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It was established in 1903 by Dwight B. Waldo. Its enrollment, as of the Fall 2019 semester, was 21,470. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".The university's athletic teams compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and are known as the Western Michigan Broncos. They compete in the Mid-American Conference for most sports.
- Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
- 17,704 students
- 0.19 faculty staff per student
- Campus housing available
Notable programs at Western Michigan University
11,741 students out of 14,263 applicants were accepted into Western Michigan University. They had an average SAT score of 1103. 69% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 45% chose to submit their ACT score.
Tuition and costs
In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Western Michigan University was $14,699, while for in-state students it was $11,943. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $20,797.
The average financial aid at Western Michigan University is $7,098. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $7,601 for undergraduate tuition on average.
Financial aid available at Western Michigan University
57% of undergraduate students at Western Michigan University received grants or loans in 2017.
The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.
Average student living expenses at Western Michigan University
The average yearly cost of room and board at Western Michigan University was of $9,848 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $958.