With over 1,500 students, WMU-Grand Rapids comprises the largest regional location for Western Michigan University. In 2009, WMU-Grand Rapids marked 100 years of service to this metropolitan community. Two WMU-Grand Rapids' locations, the Beltline location and the Downtown location, serve the needs of area residents who are seeking quality education and professional development.
WMU-Grand Rapids offers 20+ graduate degree programs in the following areas: business, engineering, teaching, counseling, administration, and health and human services. The programs are designed for working adults who need to continue their education and professional development on a part-time basis. Programs can be completed entirely at WMU-Grand Rapids, and classes are scheduled primarily in the evenings or weekends at two convenient locations in the city.