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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/01/2015

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.

Information provided on the Statement of Affiliation Status reflects the most recent actions of the Commission. The Commission has a multi-level decision process. Any institutional changes that are currently under review are not made public until final action has been taken.

**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

Western Michigan University

1903 W. Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5200
(269) 387-1000 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. John M. Dunn, President
Name change notes: Western State Teachers College to Western Michigan College to Western Michigan University (1957)
HLC Institution ID: 1375
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Accreditation Date(s): 01/01/1915

Summary of Commission Review

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2010 - 2011

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2020 - 2021

Last Date of Information Change: 05/04/2015

Control: Public
Degrees Awarded (details below): Bachelors, Doctors, Masters, Specialist, Certificate

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/18/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 15,713   3,176
Graduate: 1,246   3,779
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   53  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/18/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 0   0
Bachelors Degrees 154   3,823
Masters Degrees 74   1,313
Specialist Degrees 1   2
Doctoral Degrees 30   126
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/18/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 13   41

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 03/26/2015)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   WMU-Battle (Kendall Center) - Battle Creek, MI; WMU-Southwest - Benton Harbor, MI; WMU-Grand Rapids: The Graduate Center-Beltline - Grand Rapids, MI; WMU-Grand Rapids: The Graduate Center-Downtown - Grand Rapids, MI; Wayne County Community College District University Center - Harper Woods, MI; Parker Hannifin Corporation - Kalamazoo, MI; Borgess Medical Center - Kalamazoo, MI; Bronson Hospital - Kalamazoo, MI; WMU-Lansing - Lansing, MI; Northern Michigan University - Marquette, MI; WMU-Muskegon - Muskegon, MI; WMU-MetroDetroit - Royal Oak, MI; Saginaw Public School District - Saginaw, MI; WMU-MetroDetroit - Southfield, MI; Traverse City - Traverse City, MI;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) - Santo Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC;