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Western Michigan University Rankings 2024

  • C++ Shiksha Grade
  • Institute Icon10 Campuses
  • Estd. 1903
Dark Clock Icon Last updated on 4 Mar '24, by Anurag Pal (Study Abroad Expert)

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University Ranking

C++Overall University Grade
C Aerospace Engineering
C Business Economics
C Chemical Engineering
C+ Civil Engineering
C Electrical Engineering
C Mechanical Engineering
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US News & World Report Ranking 2023

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National University Ranking258263285
Aerospace Engineering PG– / –– / –65
Best Graduate Law Schools– / –– / –147-196
Chemical Engineering PG– / –– / –129
Civil Engineering PG137146131
Computer Engineering PG146122138
Electrical Engineering PG178170178
Mechanical Engineering PG160139153
UG Business201244219
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Arts and Humanities Rankings501-600501-600501-600
Clinical and Health Rankings601-800601-800801+
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PG Business and Economics
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THE - Psychology Rankings401-500401-500401-500

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Ranked by201920202021
US News & World Report - UG Business199195201


Ranked by2023
US News & World Report - Best Graduate Law Schools147-196


Ranked by202120222023
THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts and Humanities Rankings501-600501-600501-600

Students Ratings & Reviews

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Vibe of Campus
  • Academically oriented
  • Multi-dimensional
  • Fun loving
  • Sporty
Student Views
  • 100% students never faced discrimination in this university
Part time work3.7
Post study jobs3.3
Quality of faculty4
Student Life3.3
Value for money3.7
Public transportation5
Indian Food2.3
Permanent Immigration3.3
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Master of Science in Engineering Management - Batch of 2023
PlacementsInfrastructureFacultyCrowd & Campus LifeValue for Money
Smooth transition from a work-life in India to student life in tier-2 university in USA
Tips: Apart from all the relevant courses and graduation plans before starting your semester, try to avoid any possible graduation delay. Also, knowing the on-campus job options including scholarship opportunities in their respective departments help you plan finances accordingly. Look for off-campus living options as they are cheaper, safer yet closer to the campus to avoid any additional expenses.
Likes (Student Life): I've never felt out of place ever since I landed in the city. It could possibly be due to, but not limited to, a lot of Indian students around me. Also, ample options as far as fun, part time, internships, and life on campus is concerned. You'll never feel left out, the community is very welcoming. The smoothest transition you could ever imagine.
Dislikes (Safety): Though I've personally never felt unsafe even at odd hours. But we do hear some news once in a while pertaining to student safety on the university blog, that raises a question about overall safety. Once in a while, you might come across news that's disturbing but it's very rare. Mostly it's in the residential areas of the town way far from the student residences. Moreover, there's a dedicated police department for the university significantly taking care of student safety.
Reviewed on 24 Mar 2023Read more
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Master of Science in Data Science - Batch of 2021
PlacementsInfrastructureFacultyCrowd & Campus LifeValue for Money
WMU is a good pricey university with a lot of degrees to choose from.
Tips: Kalamazoo is a small town. If you're a Muslim then you'll have problem finding halal food. There are very few options for assistantship too and it's pretty hard to find them. There are a lot of off-campus housing options and they're pretty cheap. Learn to cook before you come here, you'll need it!
Likes (Public transportation): University provides free transportation anywhere across Kalamazoo (city where the university is located). They also provide good maps and timely updates on buses. There are very few buses running on Sundays, so you might need to find a way for the weekends. Cabs are rare and expensive, but the buses are good and you can manage with them.
Dislikes (Indian Food): I am an Indian Muslim and I only eat halal food. There are barely any restaurants that serve halal and probably none to very few Indian restaurants. There is a subway on campus and there is a huge building dedicated for food and it has a lot of options from Pizzas to salads, and burgers to noodles. You'll get everything on campus made fresh. This is where you can start your first job and get a social security number too.
Reviewed on 30 Sep 2022Read more
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Master of Science in Industrial Engineering - Batch of 2024
PlacementsInfrastructureFacultyCrowd & Campus LifeValue for Money
Western michigan university is academically oriented and has quite a tough course schedule.
Tips: I didn’t get any scholarship but you will avail other benefits here. Transportation is free for WMU students. Faculty is good but can be better. The temperature here is very cold so be ready for that especially if you are from north or central India. Here are some Indian restaurants that I tried but I didn’t like them since the food is not spicy enough for an Indian maybe that’s more to cater for American taste buds. Before coming here get in touch with someone you know like I had a friend from work and maybe you can bond and start living together. Campus is not too big but it’s good you don’t need any rides inside. Overall it is average here.
Likes (Public transportation): Public transportation in the city is good. Also, for WMU students it's free of cost.
Reviewed on 11 Jul 2023Read more
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Western Michigan University is known for its business and management courses. Haworth College of Business of WMU is one of the most prestigious business schools in the United States. The business school of Western Michigan University is accredited by AACSB. Times Higher Education (THE) World Univers


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Answered 6 months ago

Western Michigan University graduates are in high demand across the industries. The university has an impressive record of 91% of recent graduates working full time said they were satisfied with their job. The median salary of graduates of Western Michigan University graduates is between USD 55,000


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Answered 6 months ago

The cost of living in Western Michigan Universit will depend on the type of your accommodation and your lifestyel. The residence hall contract is for a full academic year unless the resident is transferring, studying abroad, withdrawing or graduating. The rates of residence halls are as follows:



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Answered 6 months ago

Yes, Western Michigan University fully accreditedby the Higher Learning Commission since 1915. All the seven academic colleges of Western Michigan University offer accredited programs. Some of the professional and course-specific accreditations are given below:

  • Council for the Accreditatino of Educat


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Answered 6 months ago

Many of the graduates after completing their course from WMU opted for different paths. Around 70% of the graduates chose to work full-time while 20% o [ted for further studies. 6% of the graduates are still looking for work and 2% of the graduates are working part-time. 



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