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Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

https://wmich.edu/

Western Michigan University is a public university located in Kalamazoo, MI. Admission is not selective, as the acceptance rate is 81%. We've ranked it #289 in the country on our overall top colleges list. It is a large institution with 14,309 full-time students enrolled. 7% of its graduates secure a Bachelor's degree in Marketing. Other frequently selected focuses include Healthcare Management, Psychology, and Nursing, but there are 120 unique courses of study to choose from. It ranks second in Michigan for its music program. In addition, Western Michigan ranks 2nd in MI for best test optional colleges. At full price, in-state tuition is $11,858 a year, but for students based elsewhere, tuition runs $14,604. None the less, close to nine out of ten Western Michigan undergraduates obtain some financial support. 52% of Western Michigan University students end up graduating, hoping to find their dream jobs. On average, graduates go on to make a yearly income of $32,300 two years after college. After an additional four years working, their average wage climbs 39.3% to $45,000, which is 12.2% on top of the national median salary for individuals. Some of you might want to hear that most students tested between 20 and 25 on the ACT English component and your high school GPA is required to apply. What's more, 79% of first-time students continue to pursue their degrees the next year, and about 32% of first-year, part-time students re-enroll the following year. With regard for finances, be aware that for households with an annual income of less than $30k, the average net cost of tuition is $13,625 each year and students awarded federal grants receive $4,630 in aid on average. Its overall rating on School Authority is 9.01 and our higher education specialists rated Western Michigan an 8.5 for its campus safety. When it comes to campus life, at Western Michigan University, students can join many different music clubs such as Concert Band or Choral Groups. To wind things up, 93% of Western Michigan's graduates are employed two years after graduating and 93% of Western Michigan alumni have jobs six years after college.

Ratings

10.00

Party Scene

9.01

Location

7.52

Dorms

8.97

Campus Food

9.21

Student Life

8.50

Safety

Admissions

81%

Acceptance

SAT Score

990-1190

ACT Score

20-26

Application Deadline:
Rolling Admissions
See application website Application Website:
https://wmich.edu/apply/
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Cost

Net Price:

$15,863/year

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Average Aid Awarded

$8,216/year

Students Recieving Financial Aid

89%

Academics

Professor Rating

8.49


16:1

Student Faculty Ratio
Graduation Rate

53%

Evening Degree Programs

No

Student Faculty Ratio

16:1

Majors

Most Popular Majors

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Graduates by Major


Marketing

282

Liberal Arts and Humanities

251

Healthcare Management

184

Psychology

155

Nursing

137

Business

123

Criminal Justice and Safety Studies

123

Finance

115

Value

In State Tuition
$12,483/year
Out of State Tuition
$15,373/year