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Students at Western Michigan University

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 159 responses
  • You can't describe all in one word everyone varies
    35%
  • Outgoing/friendly
    28%
  • Determined
    16%
  • Interesting
    12%
  • Average
    5%
  • Reserved
    3%
  • Obnoxious
    1%
Female Undergrads
48%
Male Undergrads
52%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    74%
  • Out-of-State
    24%
  • International
    3%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    2%
  • 18-19
    37%
  • 20-21
    35%
  • 22-24
    19%
  • Over 25
    7%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    23%
  • $30k-$48k
    13%
  • $49k-$75k
    15%
  • $76k-$110k
    16%
  • $110k+
    33%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
69%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.174 responses
Poll
66%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).173 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    12%
  • Asian
    2%
  • Hispanic
    7%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    5%
  • Multiracial
    4%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    1%
  • White
    69%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 114 responses
  • Republican
    17%
  • Democratic
    32%
  • Independent
    15%
  • Other party not mentioned
    4%
  • I don't care about politics
    32%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 170 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    8%
  • Liberal
    23%
  • Moderate
    26%
  • Conservative
    2%
  • Very conservative
    1%
  • Libertarian
    1%
  • Not sure
    39%
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