Begin the application process by selecting the option below that's right for you between undergraduate, graduate or international applications. If you are unsure what application you need to complete, use this page to help guide you, or call the WMU admissions office at (269) 387-2000.
- FRESHMAN: I'm going to college for the first time after finishing high school, finishing an early/middle college program or completing my GED.
- TRANSFER: I'm going to another college and want to finish my bachelor's degree at WMU.
- RETURNING: I went to WMU but have been away for a year or was academically dismissed. I want to come back to finish my bachelor's degree.
- NON DEGREE/CERTIFICATE/SECOND MAJOR OR MINOR: I want to take classes but not earn a degree.
- INITIAL TEACHER CERTIFICATION FOR POST-BACCALAUREATES: I have a bachelor's degree but want to earn teacher certification. Learn more about the Initial Teacher Certification program.
- SENIOR CITIZENS' OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM IN EDUCATION: I'm a senior citizen 62 or over and want to take an undergraduate class, but not earn a degree. Learn more about SCOPE.
- SECOND BACHELOR'S DEGREE: I want to complete another bachelor's degree. Applicants should meet with an adviser and apply at least 6 months prior to their intended start term.
- GUEST STUDENT: I want to take WMU classes to transfer back to my college.
- HIGH SCHOOL DUAL ENROLLMENT: I'm a high school student who has demonstrated the potential for success in college and has the approval of my high school principal to enroll in WMU classes.
Visit the Graduate College website to review descriptions of graduate student application types and links to the graduate application.
Learn more about graduate education at WMU by calling (269) 387-8214 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are considered an international applicant if:
- You are not a U.S. Citizen or dual citizen with U.S. passport
- You are not a U.S. Permanent Resident (U.S. Permanent Residents have a 1-551 Permanent Resident Card or Green Card)
- You are not an asylee or refugee living in the U.S.
- You are not an undocumented non-citizen living in the U.S. (This includes those with DACA status)
Visit International Admissions and Services to select your application type.