English 1050 meets with students in the Clifford Center in Brown Hall

150+ majors

With more than 150 areas of study to pursue, you’ll have more opportunities to find the perfect academic path for you.

The academic choice is yours

Prospering in the future isn’t just about finding the right area of study for you now. It’s also about building a solid academic foundation. At Western, you’ll have the strength of smaller class sizes, one-on-one attention from professors and academic support when you need it most.

  • Western won me over because there are so many different programs to choose from. ... I'm interested in so many things and I don't want to get trapped if I find something else that interests me. Western has a lot of other majors.

    Sierra Ward, business administration major from Kalamazoo, MI

Urinetown: The Musical performance.

Deepen your understanding

Thriving at Western means choosing to try new things, even if you end up failing. But don’t worry! We provide all the resources and support you need to pursue new endeavors with courage and confidence.

Academic services at Western Michigan University

Academic resource center

Academic support services and specialized programs are available to ensure you thrive at Western.



The support, guidance and resources you need to plan your courses and work toward your degree.

Career and student employment

You’ll find help to explore your career options, find internships, job search, learn interview skills and much more. 



Libraries will be your home away from home while at Western, with everything you need for your latest research project or just a quiet place to study.



  • Academic calendars See important dates for each semester, including registration, refund and withdrawal deadlines, finals and grades.

  • Academic catalog This powerful tool can help you quickly locate undergraduate and graduate programs and courses, whether you are a prospective student or already enrolled at Western Michigan University.

  • Course offerings Here is your central hub for selecting and scheduling your courses each semester.

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