College Profile

The College of Education and Human Development at Western Michigan University has a diverse student population as evidenced by the following statistical information.

Enrollment information (based on fall 2016)

  • Number of students (total): 3715
  • Number of undergraduate students (total): 2345
  • Number of graduate students: 1370
    Certificate level: 11
    Specialist’s level: 13
    Master's level: 1070
    Doctoral level: 276

Student profile (based on fall 2016)

Origin

  • Number of states represented: 32
  • Number of countries represented: 30

Residency

  • In-state: 91.1%
  • Out-of-state: 9.8% (5.7% if you subtract international students)
  • International: 4.1%

Gender

  • Male: 29.0%
  • Female: 71.0%

Race or ethnicity

  • American Indian or Alaska Native: 0.4%
  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 12.6%
  • Hispanic: 5.0%
  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • White: 72.9%
  • Two or more races: 2.5%
  • No response: 2.9%
  • International: 4.1%

Academic information

Programs offered

  • Bachelor's programs: 36
  • Certificate programs: 4
  • Specialist programs: 1
  • Master’s programs: 31
  • Doctoral programs: 9

Degree conferred (based on 2015-16)

  • Bachelors programs: 432
  • Master’s programs: 371
  • Specialist program: 2
  • Doctoral programs: 39

Faculty (based on fall 2016)

  • Tenured: 68
  • Tenure-track: 24
  • Term: 19