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The College of Arts and Sciences represents the foundation of learning and the academic heart of Western Michigan University. With 25 departments and interdisciplinary programs, WMU's largest college offers a broad range of majors, minors, pre-professional pathways, and master's and doctoral programs, providing students with the confidence and adaptability needed for success.

Our internationally known researchers and professors come together to provide an education that bridges the humanities, social sciences and STEM fields of study. Our students are among the very top students in the country, continually receiving very competitive and distinguished scholarships for academic studies, research, study abroad, and more.

Why study arts and sciences?

As an arts and sciences student, you will gain the skills and knowledge that employers say matter the most: critical and creative thinking; multicultural and global awareness; complex reasoning; and written communication.

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WMU offers opportunities for students to earn merit-based or need-based scholarships.


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