Transfer to WMU from a 4-year college or university


Transfer resources for 4-year college/university transfer students

Western Michigan University is transfer-friendly! We know that students transfer for a variety of reasons and our goal is to help you find your perfect fit and make the transition to WMU as smooth as possible. This page directs you to online resources and real people in admissions and advising that care about your questions and want to help you succeed. 

Transfer Credits

Course equivalencies Ask a question about your credits 
If your college/university is not listed under Course Equivalencies, please connect with us so that we can answer your transfer credit questions.

Online Tools

When to apply
Admissions checklist 
Admitted student checklist
Transfer Student Services
Transfer Publications

Find your perfect fit

Career outcomes - WMU students have an 89% post-graduate success rate.
Academic advising - Speak with an advisor before you transfer about your major. 
Compare WMU to other universities - See how WMU stacks up against other colleges/universities.

Your Admissions contact

If you have questions, please call the Office of Admissions at (269) 387-2000.

Campus visits at WMU

Campus Tours
Fall Open Houses
Advising Appointments


Scholarships are available from academic departments, Financial Aid and the Office of Development & Alumni Relations. Review the following websites for deadlines and details:

Departmental Scholarships
Financial Aid Endowed Scholarships 
Alumni Legacy Scholarships