WMU College of Aviation

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Midwest Student Exchange Program

Students interested in pursuing a degree in aviation at Western Michigan University who live in the following states - Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wisconsin - qualify for a reduced tuition rate. Please visit the Western Michigan University Midwest Student Exchange Program page for a complete breakdown on the MSEP policies and cost estimations.

The College of Aviation at Western Michigan University offers the only comprehensive aviation program at a public university in Michigan, and with over 700 undergraduate students, is one of the largest aviation programs in the nation. Backed by over 70 years of aviation experience and our excellent industry reputation, the College of Aviation is a powerful force in the future of aviation training.

The College of Aviation's vision is to establish and maintain state-of-the-art, world-class professional aviation programs that are among the best in the world. We are examining the very ways we teach and pioneering revolutionary new methods of instruction designed to improve a pilot's ability to fly and to work efficiently with a crew. The College of Aviation produces graduates who think critically, communicate effectively, and participate meaningfully and ethically in the dynamic field of aviation.

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Bistro BTL

Bistro BTL is now open! To find out more, or for information on gift cards visit [here]

Reduced ATP Minimums

WMU is approved from the FAA to allow for reduced hour minimums in order to acquire your ATP rating. Information for all four majors is available  [here]

Graduate Survey Available

Attention current and recent graduates: the 2013 graduate survey is open.  Please take a few minutes and fill out the information.   [here]


College of Aviation
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5314 USA
269-964-6375 | 269-964-6473 Fax