Western Michigan University is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered research university with an enrollment of more than 26,000. WMU is focused on delivering high-quality undergraduate instruction, advancing its growing graduate division and fostering significant research activities.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching places WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activity. U.S. News and World Report's annual ranking of American colleges and universities includes WMU as one of the nation's top-100 public universities.
Undergraduate students may choose from 141 program offerings while graduate students may choose from 71 master's, one specialist and 29 doctoral programs. A number of programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels have attained national recognition. Also enriching the quality of campus life are nearly 300 registered student organizations and a full array of NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletic teams.