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Western Michigan University Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
B
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
54%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
79%
Part-Time Retention Rate
50%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$1,287
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    40%
  • 20-39
    42%
  • 40-99
    15%
  • 100+
    3%
97%
of students say they attend class.141 responses

About the Professors

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Female Professors
43%
Male Professors
57%
Average Professor Salary
$111,804
Poll
60%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.141 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    4%
  • Asian American
    10%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    1%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    10%
  • White
    70%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
84%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.203 responses
Poll
76%
of students say professors care about their students' success.203 responses
Poll
71%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.203 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.203 responses
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