Future Freshmen

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Thank you for your interest in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at Western Michigan University! We are excited to assist you throughout your college search process. Follow the steps below to get started on your journey with WMU. 

International students,
start here

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    Find your program
    Learn about the programs we offer, and find one that's right for you!



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Schedule a tour
Sign up for a general campus tour if you have never formally visited WMU. Once you have scheduled your general campus tour, sign up for a major-specific visit with the College of Education and Human Development.


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Connect with us
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Like and follow us for updates on deadlines and scholarships, student and faculty stories, campus events, giveaways and more!


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Apply to WMU
Visit the Office of Admissions page to apply to WMU or check your application status.


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Apply for scholarships
WMU has multiple areas where you can apply for scholarships. You must have completed your application to WMU by the scholarship deadline to be considered.


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Finalize admissions requirements
Complete your remaining steps on the Office of Admissions’ Admitted Student Checklist to confirm your admission, sign up for orientation, send final transcripts and complete other important tasks.


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If you have any remaining questions not answered above, please contact Valerie Horwath, Manager of Recruitment and Outreach.