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Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University is a learner-centered, research university that builds intellectual inquiry and discovery into undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. Being a public university, WMU offers leadership in learning, research, service, teaching and is even committed to enhancing the future of global citizenry.
Fast Facts:
  • 70 majors and 70 minors
  • 11:1 student faculty ratio
  • 90 study abroad programs
  • 50 years of sustainability
  • At least 47 countries represented on campus
  • Home to Michigan’s largest theatre, Miller Auditorium
  • Within 3 months of graduation, 91% of alumni are employed, engaged in military service or full-time volunteer work, or continuing their education
Student Life:
  • Mascot: Buster Bronco
  • 500+ registered student organizations
  • More than 250,000 alumni worldwide
  • 18 faculty-led study abroad trips across 15 countries
  • Notable alumni include actor Tim Allen, known as the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story series.
  • College of fine art students, faculty, and guest artists annually stage 1,400 plays, concerts, and exhibitions while students and the university host dozens of cultural events each year.
  • Operates the nation’s largest and most comprehensive collegiate support program for former foster-youth and is an international model for teaching, research, learning and public service related to foster care and higher education
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Our Mission

To form women and men for meaningful lives of leadership and service in imitation of Jesus Christ through a college preparatory education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
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