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WMU welcomes your application for admission. If you are unsure of your student or citizenship type, visit our undergraduate Application Types page to guide you, including graduate or international applications. 

WMU will waive the $40 application fee through November 3.

Applicable for domestic first-year and transfer applicants

Let's celebrate Michigan College Month! WMU will be waiving our $40 application fee for domestic first-year and transfer applicants through November 3. If you're ready to Rethink Smart at WMU, complete your application, and you will not be prompted for payment before you submit.

WMU Application Common App

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    First-Year Students

    For students who are going to college for the first time after finishing high school, finishing an early/middle college program or completing a GED.

    First-year student criteria

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    Transfer Students

    For students current enrolled at, or previously attended, another college and want to finish a bachelor's degree at WMU.

    Transfer student criteria

First-year students

Other Undergraduate Student Types

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    Returning, Initial Teacher Certification, Second Bachelor's Degree or Non-degree Seeking Applicants

    Fall 2020 applications for the above student types will be accepted through August 24, 2020. 2021 applications for all student types are available now.

    Start or check your fall 2020 or 2021 WMU application

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    High School Dual Enrollment

    High school students in the greater Kalamazoo area who have demonstrated the potential for success in college and have the approval of their high school principal may be eligible to enroll in WMU classes.

    Learn more about HS dual enrollment

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    Guest Students

    Undergraduate students who are currently attending other colleges or universities may apply for guest student status at WMU.

    Learn more about becoming a guest student

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    Senior Citizens' Opportunity Program in Education

    WMU's Senior Citizens' Opportunity Program in Education offers persons, age 62 or older, the opportunity to register for one class each semester, tuition free.

    Learn more about SCOPE

Other Applications