Admitted Students

Welcome! Let's get started.

Congratulations on your admission to Western Michigan University! Are you ready to have a transformational experience as a Bronco? Our graduates are actively recruited by employers and admitted to top graduate schools. Take the next steps to an amazing and fulfilling future and see why nine out of 10 Broncos are employed quickly, working in their field in jobs they like (Career Outcomes Report).

Why choose WMU?

Three students, a female, two males walking on campus in front of Arcadia Flats.


Taking the next steps to your admission to WMU opens the doors to so many incredible possibilities, so we hope you celebrate this big win! Find everything you need to succeed both in and out of the classroom, from a warm campus vibe and rich community spirit to inspirational instructors who care about your personal growth as well as your academic success. Your Western experience is designed to prioritize the whole you—intellectually, emotionally, physically and socially. On campus, our student spaces have social connection, sustainability and safety built into their very fabric. In Kalamazoo, you'll enjoy a vibrant college town situated perfectly between Detroit and Chicago with less than an hour to Lake Michigan.

So why choose WMU? The real question is why wouldn't you?

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Future Bronco Days: Admitted student events

We're pulling out the brown and gold carpet for admitted students and their families to experience all Western Michigan University has to offer! Future Bronco Days is your opportunity to learn more about the University, enjoy lunch with your future classmates and get to know campus. You can also get one-on-one help to guide you through the enrollment process when you're ready to do so.

Staff will also be available to help you complete your enrollment steps, including paying the enrollment deposit, signing a housing contract, registering for New Student Orientation and obtaining your Bronco ID card.

Learn more about Future Bronco Days  


Look forward to life at Western

  • Academics With over 150 majors to choose from, small class sizes, one-on-one attention with professors and strong academic support, we are here to help you lay the groundwork for passion, success and purpose.

  • Student life As a Bronco, a rich student life is at the core of student success. With nearly 500 student organizations and clubs, 4,000 events offered each year, Campus Activities Board and Greek life, we give you the chance to get connected and involved.

  • Athletics Are you excited to show your school spirit? Our student-athletes and athletics department contribute to WMU's strategic vision for excellence, community engagement and holistic well-being. See the competitive spirit of our Bronco athletes at play and support our teams!

  • Kalamazoo Kalamazoo offers big city benefits with a small town feel. As a WMU student, you're only five minutes from bus and train access to and from the city. Take advantage of all that Kalamazoo has to offer!