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The graduate admissions process at Western Michigan University involves the Office of Admissions and your graduate department.
to a specific graduate program requires acceptance by that academic
department. Each department has a designated graduate coordinator who
serves as a liaison between the department and graduate admissions and
who provides detailed information about program entry requirements,
resources, and special opportunities. Department Contact information and deadlines to apply can be found on our Department Deadlines List. Additional phone numbers and links to departmental
websites are provided on our list
of Degree and Certificate Programs by Alphabetical Order.
Students also must apply for graduate program admission through the Office of Admissions and Orientation. You may use the online application form (fee is now payable online by credit card). We encourage you to first contact your program of interest to learn of departmental requirements and any supplemental materials needed.
International Students should apply for admission through the Office of International Student Services.
We encourage you to visit our campus, to talk with departmental representatives and tour campus facilities, and to talk with staff at The Graduate College.
Here are infomation links for prospective graduate students.
- Degree and certificate programs, contact phone numbers, and web sites
- Request an admission packet and graduate catalog
Cost of Attendance
-Graduate classes offered at seven regional sites located throughout Michigan
for the Vice President for Research
Housing, student organizations, student activities
Student Advisory Committee
(GSAC) is an active advocate for graduate students, has an office in The Graduate College, hosts its own informative website, and produces a newsletter for graduate students each semester.