Admissions Information

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at Western Michigan University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationhttps://wmich.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://wmich.edu/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, 2 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 83.00% and the yield is 14.00%. 8,212 men and 10,641 women applied to WMU and 6,652 men and 8,938 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,064 men and 1,073 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants18,8538,21210,641
Admitted15,6486,6528,938
Enrolled2,1911,0641,073
Acceptance Rate 83.00%81.00%84.00%
Yield 14.00%16.00%12.00%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 783 students (37% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 142 students (7%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 620 and the 25th percentile is 510. The SAT Math score is 600 (75th) and 490 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 27 (75th percentile) and 21 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510620
SAT Math490600
ACT Composite2127
ACT Math2127
ACT English2027
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Western Michigan University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,154, ACT: 67 - public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Western Michigan University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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WMU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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