Fast Facts

  • Top 3 Jazz program in America.
  • Top 6 Music Therapy Program according to
  • 20 most popular schools for Musical Theatre (
  • The only college of fine arts in the State of Michigan.
  • One of only eight colleges of fine arts in the nation that has all of its programs professionally accredited.
  • Students entering the College of Fine Arts have the highest ACT scores and the highest high school GPAs among all WMU colleges.


  • Dean: Daniel G. Guyette
  • Associate Dean: Dr. Scott Irelan
  • Interim Director, Frostic School of Art: Adriane Little
  • Chair, Department of Dance: Megan Slayter
  • Director, School of Music: Keith Kothman
  • Chair, Department of Theatre: Joan Herrington


  • Enrollment in Fall 2016
    • Undergraduate: 1047
    • Graduate: 108
    • Total: 1155