Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan


Level 4-year or above
Control Public
Student Population 24,576

Classification Category
Undergraduate Instructional Program: Prof+A&S/HGC: Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program: CompDoc/NMedVet: Comprehensive doctoral (no medical/veterinary)
Enrollment Profile: HU: High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile: FT4/S/HTI: Full-time four-year, selective, higher transfer-in
Size and Setting: L4/NR: Large four-year, primarily nonresidential
Basic RU/H: Research Universities (high research activity)
This institution participated in the following elective classification
Community Engagement Curricular Engagement and Outreach and Partnerships


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Notes

  • Undergraduate program classification: the graduate coexistence measure is within 5 percentage points of the category with lower coexistence.
  • Size and setting classification: the percentage of students in residence is within 5 points of the category above.

note: All-inclusive classifications are time-specific snapshots of institutional attributes and behavior based on data from 2008 to 2010. Institutions might be classified differently using a different timeframe.

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