Western Michigan University

United States of America

1084th US-News World Ranking

Established in 1903, the Western Michigan University is a public university located in Kalamzoo, Michigan, United States of America. The university is divided into 5 campuses in and near Kalamzoo: West Campus, East Campus, Oakland Drive Campus, Parkview Campus, College of Aviation (Battle Creek, MI).

Western Michigan University has 11 schools and colleges: College of Arts and Sciences; College of Aviation; College of Business; College of Education and Human Development; College of Engineering and Applied Sciences; College of Fine Arts; College of Health and Human Services; Honors College; Graduate College; Law School; School of Medicine. The most popular majors at Western Michigan University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Health Professions and Related Programs, Education, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies and Psychology. The university offers more than 140 undergraduate programs and many master's degrees as well. It follows a semester-based academic calendar.

The total student population at the Western Michigan University is more than 23,500 students of which over 18,500 students are enrolled in undergraduate courses. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 17:1 and the acceptance rate is 82%. The percentage of students granted  financial aid is 83%.

WMU's aviation program is considered to be amongst the top 3 aviation programs offered in the United States, and it is the site of the annual International Congress on Medieval Studies. 

Notable Alumni: Roz Abrams (New York City TV news presenter, CNN reporter), Tim Allen, (Actor and stand-up comedian)

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

The accelerated graduate degree program in earth science allows UG students in the geosciences to begin accumulating credits toward the completion of a MA in earth science degree while completing a bachelor's degree.

Complete Online Graduate Application, Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, Letter of recommendation, Written statement, Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Environmental consultant, groundwater specialist, mining engineer, environmental scientist, geologist, paleontologist, geochemist.

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English

This program provides students with field, technical and analytical skills that prepare them for successful careers in hydro and environmental geology.

Complete Online Graduate Application, Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, Letter of recommendation, Written statement, Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Geologist, hydrogeologist, educational consultant or museum educator, Manager or mid-level consultant, Environmental technician, scientist and specialist,Environmental regulator

15th Jun

English

This is a program designed primarily for graduate students who are not statistics majors. Students who complete the program will be quantitatively aware and capable of doing quantitative research for their doctoral dissertations and master's theses. They will be able to properly design experiments or surveys, collect data, and perform analysis using statistical software packages such as SPSS or SAS.

Complete Online Graduate Application, Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, Letter of recommendation, Written statement, Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Accountants, bankers, credit investment managers, data control administrators, database managers, economists, estate planners, financial auditors, insurance specialists, inventory control specialists, investment bankers, media buyers, mortgage researchers, operations research analysts, production managers, public health satisticians.

15th Jun

English

This program primary mission is preparation of professionals who have the knowledge, judgment, and problem solving skills necessary to provide high quality services and leadership in audiology.

Complete Online Graduate Application, Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, Letter of recommendation, Written statement, Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Assistant professors, associate professors, communication sciences and disorders-assistant professor, clinical lecturer/ clinical assistant professor.

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English

African American and African Studies is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of the past and present cultures and experiences of peoples of African descent in the United States, as well as in Africa and the Caribbean basin. Through traditional classroom experiences combined with internships and study abroad opportunities, students may select the major or minor with two options: African American Studies and African Studies.

Online Application, An official high school transcript,Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL, Average WMU is high school GPA is 3.4

Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor, Program Director, African Research Center Director, Credit Union Examiner, Community Counselor.

15th Jun

a) University online application n

b) $40 application fee

c) Official high school transcript

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: 1070, ACT Composite-23

f) Average GPA 3.34

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL: PBT-550, IBT-80, IELTS-6.0, MELAB-77, PTE-45

i) Acceptance rate: 84% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: Resident- $11,943, Non-resident- $27,955

Graduate: Fees vary for each program.

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Western Michigan University is $10,000 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall-June 15, Spring- August 1, Summer-January 15

Graduate: Fall-April 1, Spring- October 15, Summer-March 15

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

23556

Students

824

International Students

18567

Undergraduates

4989

Postgraduate

1440

Faculty Strength

16

Student Faculty Ratio

82
%

Acceptance Rate

$
28000

Tuition Fees

$
10000

Living Cost

3.4

Avg. GPA

32

Avg. IB

83
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD