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IPEDS ID: 172699
OPE ID: 00233000
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Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5200
General information:  (269) 387-1000
Website:  wmich.edu/
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  22,869 (17,936 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  17 to 1
Admissionswmich.edu/admissions/
Apply Onlinewmich.edu/apply/
Financial Aidwmich.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorwmich.edu/finaid/NetPriceCalculator/npcalc.htm
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and Veteranswmich.edu/military/benefits
Disability Serviceswmich.edu/disabilityservices
Mission Statement
  wmich.edu/about/mission
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
5%
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2017Full timePart time
Total faculty864554
Instructional864554
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-882
Instructional-535
Research-347
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019% change 2017-2018 to 2018-2019
Tuition and fees
In-state$11,535$12,112$11,943$12,4834.5%
Out-of-state$26,282$28,485$14,699$15,3734.6%
Books and supplies$938$948$958$9681.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$9,144$9,254$9,848$10,1433.0%
Other$2,343$2,366$2,390$2,4151.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$9,144$9,254$9,848$10,1433.0%
Other$2,343$2,366$2,390$2,4151.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,945$3,987$4,028$4,0681.0%
Total Expenses2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019% change 2017-2018 to 2018-2019
In-state
On Campus$23,960$24,680$25,139$26,0093.5%
Off Campus$23,960$24,680$25,139$26,0093.5%
Off Campus with Family$16,418$17,047$16,929$17,5193.5%
Out-of-state
On Campus$38,707$41,053$27,895$28,8993.6%
Off Campus$38,707$41,053$27,895$28,8993.6%
Off Campus with Family$31,165$33,420$19,685$20,4093.7%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2018-2019
In-state tuition$15,638
In-state fees$923
Out-of-state tuition$29,569
Out-of-state fees$923
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition planX
  • WMU offers an Employer Deferred Payment Plan. That plan is for students who have employers who will reimburse the student for a portion or all of their tuition once a grade is received.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2016-2017
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid12,49986%————
Grant or scholarship aid2,01670%$15,914,535$7,894
Federal grants1,05837%$5,343,756$5,051
Pell grants1,05637%$4,937,973$4,676
Other federal grants67223%$405,783$604
State/local government grant or scholarships40014%$341,442$854
Institutional grants or scholarships1,38248%$10,229,337$7,402
Student loan aid1,90966%$15,611,772$8,178
Federal student loans1,88465%$11,128,569$5,907
Other student loans31711%$4,483,203$14,143
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid110,42357%$92,260,330$8,852
Pell grants6,11233%$26,318,457$4,306
Federal student loans10,92060%$82,141,248$7,522
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2014-20152015-20162016-2017
Average net price$15,358$15,489$15,219
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2014-20152015-20162016-2017
$0 – $30,000$12,590$12,453$11,798
$30,001 – $48,000$13,913$14,731$13,837
$48,001 – $75,000$17,544$17,412$17,951
$75,001 – $110,000$20,437$19,807$20,725
$110,001 and more$21,197$20,391$22,125
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2017
Total enrollment22,869
Undergraduate enrollment17,936
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,664
Graduate enrollment4,933
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 84%
Part-time: 16%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 12%
Hispanic/Latino: 6%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 70%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 88%
25 and over: 12%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 85%
Out-of-state: 13%
Foreign countries: 2%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2016.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 23%
Part-time: 77%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 3%
Enrolled in some distance education: 21%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 76%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 11%
Enrolled in some distance education: 7%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 82%
Undergraduate application fee (2018-2019): $40
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2017
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants14,2636,6147,649
Percent admitted82%81%83%
Percent admitted who enrolled27%28%26%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2017 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT2,20369%
ACT1,42645%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490600
SAT Math470590
ACT Composite2026
ACT English2026
ACT Math1826
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 78%
Part-time students: 33%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Returned in Fall 2017
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 63 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2017.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 51%
Transfer-out rate: 32%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 23%
6-year: 54%
8-year: 59%
[Began in Fall 2011]
4-year: 22%
6-year: 51%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2009 or Fall 2011
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 46%
Female: 55%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 29%
Asian: 47%
Black or African American: 32%
Hispanic/Latino: 45%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 80%
White: 55%
Two or more races: 45%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 33%
Non-resident alien: 61%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 58%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 30%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 50%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 36%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 62%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 28%
PART-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 21%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 49%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 9%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 64%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 25%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 43%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 70%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 19%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 67%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 22%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 73%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 18%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2009-10
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 58%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 25%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 58%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 22%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 58%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 26%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2017-2018
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
Certificate
Postgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Food Science3----
Category total3----
Architecture and Related Services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1----
Category total1----
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies0----
Women's Studies7----
Category total7----
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Aquatic Biology/Limnology5----
Biochemistry8----
Biology/Biological Sciences, General28215--
Biomedical Sciences, General97----
Biostatistics----10
Exercise Physiology-11---
Category total138325-10
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting10127---
Business Administration and Management, General11778---
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other-20---
Business/Commerce, General3----
Business/Managerial Economics6----
Construction Management-0---
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce6----
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies9----
Fashion Merchandising13----
Finance, General109----
Financial Planning and Services5----
Human Resources Development-20---
Human Resources Management and Services, Other0----
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General64----
Information Resources Management7----
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management97----
Management Science2----
Marketing, Other150----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General120----
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management----3
Telecommunications Management0----
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations7----
Category total816145--3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising29----
Broadcast Journalism0----
Communication, General07---
Journalism7----
Organizational Communication, General30----
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other57----
Speech Communication and Rhetoric55----
Category total1787---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other---0-
Computer and Information Sciences, General52----
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance----4
Computer Science40208--
Category total9220804
Education
Administration of Special Education-5---
Art Teacher Education47d---
Biology Teacher Education0-1--
Business Teacher Education1----
Chemistry Teacher Education0-0--
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services-21--4
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-252--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching326---
Earth Science Teacher Education0-2--
Education, Other-3d---
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances16----
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation0----
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities1----
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness-43---
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other--3--
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other--4--
Educational Evaluation and Research-92--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-41d5-1
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision-4---
Educational/Instructional Technology-21d--0
Elementary Education and Teaching300---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education150---
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education318---
French Language Teacher Education0----
Geography Teacher Education0----
German Language Teacher Education0----
Health Teacher Education11----
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration--4--
History Teacher Education2----
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching-0---
Latin Teacher Education0----
Mathematics Teacher Education651--
Music Teacher Education23----
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching37d---
Physics Teacher Education2-2--
Reading Teacher Education-7---
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education017d1--
Secondary Education and Teaching-1---
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education-5---
Social Science Teacher Education0----
Social Studies Teacher Education7----
Spanish Language Teacher Education2----
Special Education and Teaching, General-171-1
Special Education and Teaching, Other-11---
Superintendency and Educational System Administration--0--
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels-11---
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-2---
Technical Teacher Education06d---
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education0----
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education2----
Category total160292d28-6
Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering274---
Chemical Engineering384---
Civil Engineering, General26243--
Computer Engineering, General124---
Electrical and Electronics Engineering45228--
Engineering, Other7-1--
Industrial Engineering27360--
Manufacturing Engineering20---
Mechanical Engineering84191--
Operations Research-0---
Paper Science and Engineering8311-
Structural Engineering3----
Category total279116141-
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General27----
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other0----
Engineering/Industrial Management1416---
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician143---
Category total5519---
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing2881--
English Language and Literature, General1113--
Writing, General9----
Category total4894--
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General24----
Child Development56----
Family Systems37----
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management5----
Category total122----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature2----
German Language and Literature3----
Japanese Language and Literature5----
Latin Language and Literature1----
Spanish Language and Literature2440--
Category total3540--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer129---
Audiology/Audiologist0-5--
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist34----
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other25----
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other183----
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General0-7--
Health/Health Care Administration/Management----0
Holistic Health----4d
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling-16---
Medical Informatics9----
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor-23---
Music Therapy/Therapist1113---
Occupational Therapy/Therapist4890--3d
Physician Assistant-36---
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1374d---
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-31---
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling----24d
Category total459222d12-31d
History
History, General961--
History, Other----0
Public/Applied History101---
Category total1971-0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies109----
Category total109----
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Professions and Studies, Other2----
Category total2----
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other0----
Category total0----
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General40---
Computational and Applied Mathematics-4---
Mathematics, General1066--
Statistics, General7216-5
Category total213112-5
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician22----
Category total22----
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Gerontology----1d
International/Global Studies20----
Mathematics and Computer Science2----
Medieval and Renaissance Studies-9--0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other2500--1d
Category total2729--2d
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies11----
Category total11----
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science910---
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General6----
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies3----
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management3317---
Sports Studies-0---
Category total13317---
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Applied and Professional Ethics2----
Philosophy712---
Religion/Religious Studies520--
Category total14140--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General1036--
Chemistry, Other0----
Geochemistry0----
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other-73--
Geology/Earth Science, General217---
Geophysics and Seismology1----
Hydrology and Water Resources Science5---1d
Materials Science-0---
Physics, General641--
Category total432110-1d
Psychology
Applied Behavior Analysis583513--
Clinical Psychology--3--
Counseling Psychology-407--
Industrial and Organizational Psychology-54--
Psychology, General8440--
School Psychology--0--
Social Psychology4----
Category total1468427--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration-380--
Social Work95131---
Category total951690--
Social Sciences
American Government and Politics (United States)8----
Anthropology115---
Applied Economics-173--
Economics, General120---
Geographic Information Science and Cartography1----
Geography2412--4
Political Science and Government, General2734--
Political Science and Government, Other10----
Sociology2132--
Category total114409-4
Transportation and Materials Moving
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew74----
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations36----
Category total110----
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting17----
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3----
Art/Art Studies, General20----
Conducting-1---
Dance, General21----
Dance, Other8--2d-
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other2----
Fashion/Apparel Design5----
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other48----
Fine and Studio Arts Management-0---
Fine/Studio Arts, General240---
Graphic Design16----
Interior Design8----
Jazz/Jazz Studies10----
Keyboard Instruments1----
Music Pedagogy-0---
Music Performance, General1416--0
Music Technology140---
Music Theory and Composition62---
Music, General82---
Musical Theatre12----
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology13----
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism7----
Voice and Opera2----
Category total25921-2d0
Grand total3,7631,279130366
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2016-2017
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 331
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 44
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 22
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 3
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $11,879
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $6,161
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,841
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $1,000
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 86%
Part-time students: 36%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2016-2017 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-FBSMenWomen
All Track Combined123
Baseball33
Basketball1517
Football99
Golf5
Gymnastics17
Ice Hockey31
Soccer3028
Softball20
Tennis108
Volleyball13
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Higher Learning CommissionAccredited since ((!)01/01/1915)9/1/2020
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in DieteticsAccredited since (03/01/1974)12/31/2022
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's DegreeAccredited since (01/01/1939)12/31/2020
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited since (04/16/1991)12/31/2027
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programsAccredited since (02/12/1993)12/31/2019
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programsAccredited (07/29/1971 - 10/01/2004)
Clinical doctoral program in AudiologyAccredited since (07/01/2003)08/01/2023
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programsAccredited since (05/11/1966)08/01/2023
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levelsAccredited since (09/28/2002)1/1/2027
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levelsAccredited since (09/27/2008)12/31/2023
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English LanguageAccredited since (08/01/2000)8/31/2025
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programsAccredited since ((!)09/01/1970)06/01/2022
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programsAccredited since ((!)09/01/1982)06/01/2027
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited since ((!)09/01/1950)06/01/2024
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programsAccredited since ((!)09/01/1990)03/01/2026
 No Longer Recognized  National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schoolsAccredited since (01/01/1954)12/31/2014
Internship/Residency
Accreditor / Program / DepartmentStatusNext Review Date
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic InternshipAccredited since (07/01/1991)12/31/2022
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programsAccredited (05/22/1997 - 08/31/2011)
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  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/123341.
2016 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201420152016
Illegal weapons possession131
Drug law violations12691126
Liquor law violations725431
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations964766
Liquor law violations322915
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape9914
Fondling433
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery263
Aggravated assault753
Burglary151710
Motor vehicle theft011
Arson1366
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201420152016
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Rape9914
Fondling322
Incest000
Statutory rape000
Robbery030
Aggravated assault130
Burglary13138
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson1266
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201520142013
Default rate6.6%6.2%5.9%
Number in default400380370
Number in repayment6,0236,0936,204
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)