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Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

Western Michigan University, founded in 1903, is a public coeducational institution. Its 1,200-acre campus is located in Kalamazoo, 145 miles from both Chicago and Detroit.

School Profiles: Undergrad Diversity

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

We have a passion

AT A GLANCE

Top 80 colleges for diversity
— Insight into Diversity 

Top 15 most affordable, eco-friendly colleges
— BestChoiceSchools.com

Top 11% of all universities in the country
— U.S. News & World Report

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.

Student life is an important and dynamic component of an active university experience. Western Michigan University offers many student organizations, clubs and recreational activities to help students engage in campus life, and to become active members of the WMU community. Each student is encouraged to grow both academically and personally, and to become participating university members.