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Address1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5200
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Western Michigan University Campus, Kalamazoo, MI
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2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $13,017 for in-state students and $16,041 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2020 tuition and fees are $17,283 for in-state students and $31,355 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $13,574 for Michigan residents and $16,738 for out-of-state students. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $18,036 for Michigan residents and $32,242 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $50,500. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Electrical and Electronics Engineering program shows the highest salary with $68,800 after graduating from Western Michigan University.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
WMU 2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Western Michigan University 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Western Michigan University is 80% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average graduation rate is 57%. Total 22,562 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2020 Key Academics Statistics at WMU
Admission Stats »80% Acceptance Rate / 21% Yield
Test Scores »1,105 SAT / 23 ACT
Graduation Rate »57%
Transfer-out Rate26%
Retention Rate80%(full-time), 33% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio6.25% (16 to 1)
Student Population »22,562 (17,760 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$7,960
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$50,500
Average Salary by Field of Study$17,200 - $68,800

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Western Michigan University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at WMU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
WMU provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at WMU
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of Western Michigan University.
WMU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity5,912

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