Western Michigan University
United States of America
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)
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