Western Michigan University

#705 / #212
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Public university located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

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About Western Michigan University

According to Wikipedia, Western Michigan University 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".

Western Michigan University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
16,582 85% 57% 1105 22

How Much Does Western Michigan University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$12,094 $923

How Much Do Western Michigan University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Western Michigan University, then you can expect to earn an average of $50,500 per year. You also have a 92% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Western Michigan University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
18,163 15,559 2,604

Where is Western Michigan University?

Western Michigan University is located at 1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo MI 49008-5200

How Safe is Western Michigan University?

Western Michigan University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Kalamazoo has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Western Michigan University Known For?

Western Michigan University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Western Michigan University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Western Michigan University's Most Influential Alumni?

Western Michigan University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Philosophy, and Anthropology. Here are some of Western Michigan University's most famous alumni:

Dennis Archer
Dennis Archer
A 67th Mayor of Detroit.
Akhil Gupta
An Indian-American anthropologist.
Lenda Murray
Lenda Murray
An American bodybuilder.
Alec Gores
An American businessman.
Gardner Ackley
Gardner Ackley
An Economist, diplomat .
Maverick Carter
An American businessman and media personality.
Luther Vandross
An American singer, songwriter, and record producer .
Roz Abrams
An American journalist.
Tom Silverman
An American music executive.
Ortrud Oellermann
A South African mathematician.
Richelle Mead
Richelle Mead
An American writer.
LZ Granderson
An American sportswriter.

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