At Western Michigan University, we encourage students to engage in meaningful, informed and civil discourse around important and sometimes difficult issues. Your WMU admissions decision will not be affected in any way by disciplinary action associated with participation in peaceful protest or respectful exercise of your freedom of expression.
There's a way to attend a major research university without leaving home. There's a way to prepare for success and contribute to the growth of your own community.
The WMU bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and certificates offered in Punta Gorda, Tampa and online are of the same high quality as degrees offered on WMU's main campus, including covering the same materials and learning from the same faculty.
Online courses at WMU offer flexibility and convenience to busy learners with busy schedules. Programs based in Punta Gorda and Tampa offer courses that meet face-to-face and online programs to meet your work-life-school balance.
From the world-renowned WMU College of Aviation to business and healthcare to information technology online, we are here to serve your needs.
If you've been putting off going back to school until someday in the future, now is the time.
Flexible, Local, and Accessible. Find the program that fits you.
WMU knows place matters, allowing you to achieve your goals.
Welcome to Someday
In alliance with our Florida partners like Florida SouthWestern State College and it's Charlotte Campus in Punta Gorda, WMU will provide undergraduate and graduate degree programs that focus on the area’s needs. Location matters for students across demographics. Our mission for WMU is to reach beyond Kalamazoo, through innovation, access and outreach. By leading innovation through community engagement and the delivery of responsive contemporary programming, WMU-Punta Gorda seeks to identify, develop, and provide access to learner-centered pathways for diverse populations in Florida.
WMU, West Michigan and Florida have a deep connection. We share a dedication towards working together for a common good- a collective impact- our traditions are cared for and we build our neighborhoods on pride. Your neighbor, family, or even you, may have a story about WMU to share with the community. We ask you to pass that story on or start your own story with everyone in the area. These stories will continue to be our foundation for growth in our community. Our partnership starts with you which allows us to be proud of what we built, together.
Start your WMU Story. Welcome to Someday.
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