Western Michigan University
Western Michigan University is a national research university enrolling nearly 24,000 students from across the United States and 100 other countries. Founded in 1903, it is a learner centred, discovery driven and globally engaged public university . WMU combines the resources of a major research university with the personal attention and friendly atmosphere often found at a small college. Taking full advantage of that combination gives students the edge they need to succeed in graduate school, the workplace and life.
The University offers 147 bachelors, 73 masters and 30 doctoral programs, along with one program leading to the specialist degree and several others that lead to graduate level certificates. These programs are offered through seven degree granting colleges, arts and sciences, aviation, education and human development, engineering and applied sciences, fine arts, Haworth College of Business, and health and human services. Students attending it enjoy top-notch programs, teachers, facilities and hands-on learning opportunities. They expect and receive one-on-one attention from senior level faculty members and quickly find that advisors, career specialists, mentors and tutors are within easy reach.
Western Michigan University campuses encompass 1,289 acres and 167 buildings , and feature some of the finest facilities in the Midwest. Located in Kalamazoo just west of the downtown, the main campus is home to most of university’s academic programs, campus services, residence halls and other facilities. Located at the W.K. Kellogg Airport in Battle Creek, these facilities and their sophisticated fleet of aircraft constitute WMU’s aviation campus. Located in Kalamazoo three miles south of the main campus, the Parkview Campus is home to the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and WMU’s Business Technology and Research Park.
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