Admission to Western Michigan University's master's program in medieval studies is administered through an online system. General application information for the University, as well as specific requirements for individual programs, are captured into this system.

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Applicants are asked to meet some program-specific requirements:

  • curriculum vitae
  • General GRE
  • three recommendations
  • written statement (500-1500 words)
  • academic writing sample

A summary is found here.

Domestic applicants should email or call (269) 387-2000 with questions about the online application process.


The deadline for complete applications is January 15 for fall (September) admission.

International students

WMU's Office of International Services and Student Affairs can assist international students in applying for application.

International Admissions and Services
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5246 USA

fax: (269) 387-5899

The deadline for international admissions, as well as application fees, may vary from those for domestic admissions.

More information about the program

For further information about the M.A. program and the application process contact:

Elisabeth Carnell
The Medieval Institute
Western Michigan University
1903 W. Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5432

email to
phone: (269) 387-8745
fax: (269) 387-8750

If you are applying to the M.A. program and would like to be in contact with currently enrolled students, please email us at


The Medieval Institute
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5432 USA
(269) 387-8745 | (269) 387-8750 Fax