Western Michigan University

School Info

Institution Type
4 year Public
Campus Setting
City
Student Teacher Ratio
20:1
Student Population
24,576
Campus Size
Very Large

Degrees Issued

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Contact Info

1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5167
(269) 387-3530

  • Michigan Schools
  • Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics in 2010

Statistics

Faculty Overview

Average Western Michigan University Faculty Salaries

Instructors
$43,549
Lecturers
$0
Assistant Professors
$57,647
Associate Professors
$73,228
Professors
$97,985

Western Michigan University Faculty by Function

Instructional & Research
1,059
Executive & Administrative
81
Other Professional
617
Non Professional
1,133
Total2,890

Percent Teachers At Western Michigan University

Teachers 36.64%
  • Dark Yellow: Teachers
  • Yellow: Non Teachers

Tenure Status for Instructors & Researchers at the Western Michigan University

Tenured
632
On Tenured Track
160
Not On Tenured Track
70

Tenure Status for instructors & Researchers at the Western Michigan University by Gender

Tenured On Tenure Track Not On Tenure Track
Men 68%
Women 32%
Men 48%
Women 53%
Men 40%
Women 60%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Western Michigan University

Native American
10
Asian
94
African American
214
Hispanic
44
Total362

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Western Michigan University

Native American
1
Asian
20
African American
76
Hispanic
27
Total124

Full Time Faculty Minorities at Western Michigan University by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 30%
W 70%
M 76%
W 24%
M 34%
W 66%
M 34%
W 66%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Part Time Faculty Minorities at the Western Michigan University by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 100%
W 0%
M 40%
W 60%
M 34%
W 66%
M 37%
W 63%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Western Michigan University New Hires

Instructional Facilities Secretarial Services Professional Support
M 55%
W 45%
Total22
M 0%
W 100%
Total6
M 50%
W 50%
Total6
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women
Maintenance Executive & Managerial
M 80%
W 20%
Total5
M 33%
W 67%
Total3

School Overview

U.S. News Western Michigan University School Ranking

#181

In State Vs. Out of state undergraduates

In State 89%
  • Yellow: In State
  • Dark Yellow: Out Of State

Western Michigan University Retention Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Returning Students 72%
Returning Students 36%
  • Yellow: Returning Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Returning Students

Western Michigan University Graduation Rates

Full Time Students Part Time Students
Graduated Students 21%
Graduated Students 55%
  • Yellow: Graduated Students
  • Dark Yellow: Non Graduated Students

Western Michigan University Overall Graduation Rates

Graduated Students 55%
  • Graduated Students
  • Non Graduated Students

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