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Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University is a research based public land grant university located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, established in 1903. The university is classified among the "R2:Doctoral Universities- High Research Activity". The motto of the university is "So that all may learn". The official website of the university is www.wmich.edu 

Western Michigan University, USP

Western Michigan University has many well known alumni which makes the education a brand in the university. It is a public school well known for its academic programs. It is a famous university for its courses in world affairs which makes the university unique from others. It is one of the top universities of the United States of America.

Western Michigan University, Campus

The campus of the Western Michigan University includes -

  • West Campus - it is the main and the largest campus of the university located in Kalamazoo. It has academic and administrative buildings of the university which includes the College of Arts and Science, Haworth College of Business, College of Education and Human Development, College of Fine Arts and the Honors College
  • East Campus - It contains many of the university's historical buildings including East Hall, West Hall, North Hall, Walwood Hall, Spindler Hall, Vandercook Hall and the Little Theater.
  • Oakland Drive Campus - it is the newest campus. It is home to the university's College of Health and Human Services and the WMU Army ROTC program. It is also home to the Western Michigan University Archives and Regional History Collections, the Charles C. and Lynn L.Zhang Legacy Collection Center.
  • Parkview campus - it is home to the university's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Western Michigan University, Rankings and Achievements

The rankings of the Western Michigan University are

GLOBAL

  • The university ranked 1001-1200 by QS World University Ranking
  • It ranked 1176 by U.S. News & World Report

NATIONAL

  • The university ranked 564 by Forbes
  • It ranked 401-500 by THE
  • It ranked 199 by Washington Monthly
  • It also ranked 246 by U.S. News & World Report

Western Michigan University, Alumni

The notable alumni of the Western Michigan University are -

  • Tim Allen - Actor
  • Danny DeKeyser - Hockey Player
  • Bruce Campbell - Actor
  • Richelle Mead - Author
  • Mike Nahan - member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly
  • Luther Vandross - Singer
  • Marin Mazzie - Actress
  •  Lucy Lameck - Tanzanian politician
  • Greshwin A. Drain - federal judge
  • Greg Jennings - Football player

Western Michigan University, Schools and Colleges

The schools and college of the Western Michigan University are -

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Aviation
  • College of Education and Human Development
  • College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • Graduate College
  • Haworth College of Business
  • Homer Strykr M.D. School of Medicine
  • Lee Honors College
  • Merze Tate College
  • Thomas M. Colley Law School

Western Michigan University, Courses

Some of the courses of the Western Michigan University are -

  • Accountancy
  • African America and african Studies
  • Applied Hydrogeology
  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Oriented Chemistry
  • Computer Engineering
  • Cybersecurity
  • Criminal Justice Studies
  • Earth Science
  • Economics in Business
  • Data Science
  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fashion Design and Development
  • Geochemistry
  • History

Students can further find the courses of their choice on the official website of the university is https://wmich.edu/academics/undergraduate

Western Michigan University, Top Landmarks

The famous places to visit around the Western Michigan University are --

  • Kalamazoo Valley Museum
  • Kalamazoo Nature Center
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
  • Gene the Pumpkin Man
  • Kalamazoo Farmers Market
  • State Theater
  • Markin Glen County Park
  • The Henderson Castle
  • Al Sabo Preserve
  • Milham Park

Western Michigan University, Food and Drink

  • Crow's Nest
  • The Studio Grill
  • Kalamazoo Beer Exchange
  • Erbelli's Gourmet Pizza
  • Bell's Eccentric Cafe
  • Food Dance
  • Rustica
  • One Well Brewing
  • Principle Food & Drink
  • Saffron

Western Michigan University, Student Life

STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Western Michigan University has more than 300 registered student organizations. The Campus Activities Board is the main student organization responsible for bringing entertainment events for students. The Western Student Association along with the Graduate Student Association are the primary body of the student government.

SPORTS AND FITNESS

Western Michigan University is famous for its Athletics club. It provides many sporting options to their students like baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, wrestling, acrobatics and tumbling, and volleyball. Students can get more information about sports from the official website of Athletics club of Western Michigan University that is www.wmich.edu 

STUDENT SUPPORT

The office of Global Support and Student Engagement helps students and their families. They serve students on J and F visas through advocacy, resource, referrals and immigration advising. Students can get further details on their website that is [email protected] Michigan.edu. There are other services too for the support of students that are Academic Advising Center, TRIO Student Support Services and Student Success Center.

Western Michigan University, Library

The main library of the Western Michigan University is Waldo Library located on the main campus.  The library is both a casual gathering place and a dynamic academic center for research. It is a library with late-night hours, a cafe, personalized expert help and a wide range of spaces and technologies. The library of the Western Michigan University has a huge collection of volumes, journals and  many rare books.

Western Michigan University, Entry Requirements

The entry requirements of the Western Michigan University are-

  • GPA Score of 3.0 and above
  • ACT score of 21 and above
  • SAT score of 1190 and above
  • IELTS score of 6.0 and above

Students can further check their eligibility on the official website of the university that is www.wmich.edu 

Western Michigan University, Scholarship

Western Michigan University provides many scholarship options to their students that are -

  • Global Education Merit Scholarship
  • Departmental scholarship awards
  • WMU Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship

Western Michigan University, Famous Courses

  • Bachelor of Science and Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Arabic Studies
  • Bachelor of Athletic Training
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Computer and Information Science
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Science in Criminalistics
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science and Management
  • Master of Health Care Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Where to apply

Students can directly apply to the official website of the Western Michigan University that is www.wmich.edu 

Western Michigan University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Western Michigan University Application Requirements

2.8
GPA
32
IB
80
Percentage
82%
Acceptance Rate

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in Western Michigan University in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.

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Western Michigan University Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors:$ 33,466

Masters: Fees vary for each program.

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

Western Michigan University Deadlines

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.

Western Michigan University Rankings

Global

1211
US News
1001 -1200
QS
1201
Times Higher Education
842
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
246
US News
575
Forbes
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