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Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

LOCATION AND SETTING

Kalamazoo Population75,548
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
EnvironmentSmall city
Campus Size1,289 acres
Weather
Temperature14.7 average low in January, 78.7 average high in September
Rain134 rainy days per year
Getting Around
Campus Map
Nearest Airport6 mile(s) from campus in Kalamazoo
Nearest Bus Station1 mile(s) from campus in Kalamazoo
Nearest Train Station1 mile(s) from campus in Kalamazoo

HOUSING

College HousingCollege offers housing to students
Types of HousingCoed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, married student apartments, single student apartments, disabled student housing, fraternity/sorority housing
Students in College Housing 88% of freshmen, 27% of all students
Housing Requirements 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off
Campus/Commuting
73%
Off-Campus Housing
Assistance
 

SECURITY

24-Hour Emergency Phone/
Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security PatrolsAvailable
Late-Night Transport/Escort
Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing
Entrances
Available
Otherresidence hall security system, engravers for identification of items, free bicycle registration

PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Health ServiceOffered
Personal CounselingOffered
Child CareOffered

SPORTS AND RECREATION

Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotBuster Bronco
School ColorsBrown and gold
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
SportWOMENMEN
OfferedScholarships
Given
OfferedScholarships
Given
Baseball  xx
Basketballxxxx
Cross-Country Runningxx  
Golfxx  
Gymnasticsxx  
Ice Hockey  xx
Soccerxxxx
Softballxx  
Tennisxxxx
Track And Fieldxx  
Volleyballxx  
 
Women's Club Sportsequestrian sports, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), swimming and diving, water polo
Men's Club Sportsgolf, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, skiing (downhill), swimming and diving, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sportsbadminton, basketball, golf, ice hockey, racquetball, rock climbing, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Activities and Organizationschoral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra
Sororities7.9% of women participate
Fraternities 7% of men participate
ROTCArmy ROTC offered on campus
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.31 3.52 578 592 23
Low 2.50 2.50 460 430 14
High 4.00 4.90 700 720 28
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