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COLLEGE PROFILE

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $22,871
Out-of-state: $37,103
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,685
Out-of-state: $24,917
Room and Board
$8,943
Books and Supplies
$928
Other Expenses
$2,315
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 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants2,596 (81.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,143 (82.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,143 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met463 (21.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met78%
Average Award$15,497
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,461 (68.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,230
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,076 (96.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,106
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,024 (47.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift172 (5.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,096
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants14,324 (71.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need12,204 (60.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid12,204 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met2,164 (17.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met76%
Average Award$14,969
Need-Based Gift
Received by 8,468 (69.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,347
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 11,583 (94.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,240
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4,274 (35.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift625 (3.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,318
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$32,579
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 LoansAlternative 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
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Veterans, Children of Faculty/Staff
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 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.14 3.20 640 550 520 24
Low 2.20 2.25 640 550 520 16
High 4.00 4.20 640 550 520 33
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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