Western Michigan University gives you the skills you need to succeed today and in a fast-changing future. Through WMU Essential Studies, you’ll enhance oral and written communications and critical thinking, as well as quantitative and scientific literacy. Ultimately, you’ll acquire the global and problem-solving perspective needed to succeed in today’s world. Broncos learn about the world from each other and graduate ready to work and lead in their communities.

We have a passion

Improving the future of our communities and our world. It starts with our students. Our innovative educational approach and leading-edge research opportunities prepare students for successful careers and a better future.

Campus Community and Learning Environment

Being a Bronco means preparing you for your future. We believe students learn best by doing and provide the support you need to succeed. In a report of our recent graduates:

  • 93% of report having at least one real-world experience
  • 98% had instructors who made them excited about learning
  • 70% had a mentor who encouraged them to pursue goals

Make a Difference

Every day, we challenge our thinking to create programs that make a lasting impact. WMU Signature, a unique program found only at Western Michigan, layers student engagement and out-of-class learning experiences to take a student’s passion and put it into action. Students choose from one of eight undergraduate pathways and earn a co-curricular designation on their academic transcript and diploma.

Location and Student Life

Western Michigan University is located in Kalamazoo, MI. With an airport and train station in Kalamazoo, getting here is easy!  There is always something to do—Kalamazoo blends the amenities of a city with the vibe of an eclectic college town. Join one of over 300 student organizations, participate in intramural sports, intern with one of our community partners, attend a show at Miller Auditorium, and cheer on our NCAA Division 1 athletic teams on game day. First-year students who apply by our Early Action deadline will maximize scholarship eligibility.

Western Michigan University offers over 150 undergraduate majors. Top ranked and unique programs include aviation flight science, nursing, psychology, sales and business marketing, paper engineering, and jazz studies. Find the program that best’s for you by visiting www.wmich.edu/admissions/findmymajor.

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