Master of Arts

Admission requirements

WMU has a new online graduate application system that allows all students (domestic and international) to submit required information into one system.  General application information for the University, as well as specific requirement for individual programs are captured into this system.

The Department of Comparative Religion requires applicants to include some program-specific information that can be found here.  Applicants are encouraged to bookmark this information for quick reference while working through the graduate application process.

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Thank you for your interest in applying for this graduate program.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance in the form of graduate assistantships is available on a competitive basis. These awards normally include waiver of non-resident tuition. The department may also award graduate scholarships.

The Graduate College offers Graduate college Fellowships, available on a competitive basis, as well as Thurgood Marshall Assistantships, available on a competitive basis for students from minority groups. Contact the Graduate College at (269) 387-8212.

Information about student loans and other federal, state, and University need-based financial aid programs may be obtained from the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at (269) 387-6000.

Housing

Information about on-campus housing may be obtained from Residence Life at (269) 387-4735.