Western Michigan University ,Kalamazoo,USA

  • Kalamazoo,USA

Western Michigan University is a public research university established in the year 1903. Initially, the university was known as the Western State Normal School, which provided two-year-long training programs to the students. It was renamed multiple times in the past before it got its current name. In the year 1904, the university welcomed its first batch of classes with 117 students enrolled in it. Furthermore, the university awarded its first master's degree in the year 1953 and first doctoral degree in the year 1968. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching listed WMU as a research-based university in the year 2000.

The most popular majors offered by Western Michigan University are Engineering, Visual and Performing Arts, Health Professions and Related Programs, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Business, Management, and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies. WMU now offers about 250-degree programmes across seven colleges. The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the College of Education and Human Development, and Haworth College of Business are some of the popular schools of Western Michigan University.

The campus of the university is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and encompasses about 1,250 acres. It consists of some of the finest conveniences in the Midwest. The university has several campuses, namely the East Campus, the Parkview Campus, the Main Campus, and the College of Aviation. There are two natural preserves that are accessible to students for educational and research purposes. Additionally, the campuses also provide many student-friendly amenities such as cafes, dining halls, and parking facilities. Western Michigan University has many regional educational centres lo

The most popular majors offered by Western Michigan University are Engineering, Visual and Performing Arts, Health Professions and Related Programs, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Business, Management, and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies. WMU now offers about 250-degree programmes across seven colleges. The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the College of Education and Human Development, and Haworth College of Business are some of the popular schools of Western Michigan University.

The campus of the university is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and encompasses about 1,250 acres. It consists of some of the finest conveniences in the Midwest. The university has several campuses, namely the East Campus, the Parkview Campus, the Main Campus, and the College of Aviation. There are two natural preserves that are accessible to students for educational and research purposes. Additionally, the campuses also provide many student-friendly amenities such as cafes, dining halls, and parking facilities. Western Michigan University has many regional educational centres located in various spots in Michigan. Students can also explore their interests other than academics in more than 300 students’ organizations.

Western Michigan University is home to culturally diverse student demographics that come from all around the globe. In the year 2019, the total student enrolment was 21,470 students. It offers 152 bachelor's programs, 76 master's programs, and 33 doctoral degrees in various fields. Additionally, it has awarded a total of 293,404 degrees since 1918.

Western Michigan University has a long list of notable alumni who are now pursuing successful careers, including television host Terry Crews, author Richelle Mead, award-winning actress Marin Mazzie, actor Tim Allen, singer Luther Vandross, politician Rashida Tlaib, actor Bruce Campbell and the CEO of Stryker Corporation, Homer Stryker. WMU has more than 250,000 alumni globally out of which 73% of alumni reside in the United States.

Western Michigan University FAQs

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Q. Is an IELTS Band score of 6.0 acceptable for graduate-level admissions to Western Michigan University?

A. Unfortunately, Western Michigan University will not accept a 6.0 IELTS score for graduate-level student admissions. The university would encourage students to consider taking the Duolingo exam as they can take the exam from the comfort of their home and receive the results quickly. An IELTS Band Score of 6.0 is acceptable for an undergraduate level student while a 6.5 is required for graduate-level students. More information on English proficiency requirements can be found on the official website.

Q. What is the application deadline for Fall 2021 at Western Michigan University?

A. The application deadline for Fall 2021 was April 1, for graduate-level students and June 15, for undergraduate-level students.

Q. What are the scholarship exams required for undergraduate students applying to Western Michigan University?

A. Western Michigan University does not require students to submit any exam results in order to be considered for the Haenicke Scholarship. More information can be found on the official university website.

Q. How to apply to Western Michigan University?

A. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact our Shiksha Study Abroad counsellor to learn more about the application process to Western Michigan University. A candidate can also visit the official University website, https://wmich.edu/internationaladmissions/apply, click on the level he/she wishes to pursue, and go ahead with the application process.

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Year of establishment1903
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Also Known AsWMU
Total International Students1746
Size of Campus in acres1300
Male/Female Ratio1.04
UG/PG Course Ratio0.71
Faculty/Student Ratio17
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 386 million
No.of Campuses10
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense4512 USD
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Western Michigan University Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
B.E. / B.Tech(12 Courses)(4 years)USD 15.6 K - 15.94 K
MS(6 Courses)(18 months-2 years)USD 16.79 K - 22.9 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(18-36 months)USD 16.17 K
MEM(1 Courses)(18-24 months)USD 17.32 K
BBA(5 Courses)(4 years)USD 15.94 K
B.Sc.(7 Courses)(4 years)USD 13.84 K - 20.31 K
MIM(1 Courses)(18-24 months)USD 20.82 K

Western Michigan University Scholarships

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K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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Western Michigan University Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
B.E. / B.Tech(12 Courses)

: Accepted

: 6.0 & Above

: 71.0 & Above

MS(6 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

: 54.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 450.0 & Above

: Accepted

: 6.5 & Above

MEM(1 Courses)

: Accepted

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

BBA(5 Courses)

: Accepted

: 6.0 & Above

: 71.0 & Above

B.Sc.(7 Courses)

: Accepted

: 6.0 & Above

: 61.0-71.0

MIM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

: 54.0 & Above

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  • Residence halls support nearly 5,000 students at Western Michigan University
  • The Western Michigan University campus is made up of four predominant residential neighborhoods, comprised of a variety of housing and dining options: Valley, Center, South and West
  • The Valley and the Central residential neighborhood is primarily for first year students
  • The South neighborhood houses predominantly sophomore level students and above, with some first year, upper-level and returning student
  • Meal Plan is not available for Graduate students
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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 23.4 L
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BE/Btech INR 26.3 L
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BSc INR 26.5 L
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BBA INR 23.8 L
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MA INR 24.6 L
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MIM INR 27.2 L
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MBA INR 28.8 L
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MFA INR 27.3 L
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MEng INR 26.3 L
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MArch INR 29.8 L
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MEM INR 21.6 L
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BHM INR 23.5 L
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MDes INR 35.4 L
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MASc INR 22.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 8.8 L (based on 1098 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 80
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 293
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GMAT: 500
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SAT: 1050
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ACT: 21
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Kalamazoo MI 49008, USA

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