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Early Planning

It’s never too early to start preparing for your transfer to Western Michigan University. Learn basic information about WMU and get a head start on your college completion. We are here to guide you along the way to becoming a Bronco.

Admission Requirements

WMU reviews several key factors to determine admission for each individual student. A solid core of college level work is recommended for transfer students planning to enroll at Western Michigan University.

Plan Your Transfer

Knowing how a course transfers for University credit or toward degree requirements is critical in planning your transition. WMU has many resources available to help you create the transfer plan that will work best for you.

Visit Campus

Campus tours and admissions presentations are offered Monday through Saturday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. While you can learn more about transferring to WMU on any of our daily campus tours, Friday and Saturday morning visit programs include a special 30 minute breakout session specifically for transfer students.

WMU Visiting Your Community College

Our admissions representatives attend community college visits and transfer fairs during the fall and spring in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana. Visit the WMU table at your community college or transfer fair to learn about majors, scholarships and your next steps in the enrollment process. We look forward to meeting you!


There are many reasons why students choose to transfer to WMU. From the quality of the education students receive at a research-based university to the endless opportunities for involvement on campus, students find WMU a perfect fit.