Fast Facts

The College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University:

Is the largest of the WMU academic colleges

  • Delivers about one half of the total WMU student credit hours.
  • Has 330 tenure-track faculty in 26 departments.  Find our faculty in the Pivot national database and in Scholarworks.
  • Has more than 5,000 undergraduates with approximately 55 percent women and 10 percent minorities.
  • Enrolls more than 1,200 graduate students with approximately 50 percent women and 10 percent minorities.

Creates a challenging and intellectually vital learning community

  • Engages students and faculty alike in a continuing discourse.
  • Provides a focus for being active, informed, productive, creative, open-minded, and ethically responsible citizens in a complex, multicultural, and rapidly changing world.

Cultivates engaged, global citizenship

  • Provides high quality education in the liberal arts—bridging the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.
  • Creates, discovers and disseminates scientific, humanistic and artistic knowledge and expression.
  • Fosters intellectual engagement and continuous discovery and learning.