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COLLEGE PROFILE

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $23,548
Out-of-state: $38,232
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,029
Out-of-state: $25,713
Room and Board
$9,238
Books and Supplies
$938
Other Expenses
$2,343
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid-info@wmich.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002330
Free

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants2,750 (81.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,125 (77.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,125 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met525 (24.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met79%
Average Award$15,300
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,475 (69.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,000
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,075 (97.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,900
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,325 (62.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift175 (5.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,100
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants14,150 (73.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need11,750 (61.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid11,750 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met2,400 (20.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met75%
Average Award$14,400
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,150 (69.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,300
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 10,900 (92.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,800
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4,400 (37.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift625 (3.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,300
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$32,720
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansPrivate loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Theater/Drama, Music, Dance
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children and Siblings of Alumni, International Students, Veterans, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Local/State Students
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.25 3.32 550 581 577 23
Low 2.00 2.10 450 440 440 16
High 4.00 4.48 650 700 700 32
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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