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Academic Rigor
4.0915
Dorm Life
3.8043
Food and Dining
3.8112
Bang for the buck
3.8155
Clubs and Activities
4.6716
Greek Life
4.0000
Campus Safety
4.6000
Most Helpful Review for Western Michigan University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Tim from Kalamazoo, MI
  • 12 out of 13 people found this review helpful

The academics offered here at WMU are great. The school is not too big that it is hard to get individual help, but its big enough to teach you how to learn on your own and use the facilities the school provides as help. The student writing center and math tutoring sessions are each great tools to help you learn in your big lecture halls.

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  • Bridget from Troy, MI
  • Oct-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Western Michigan has a little bit of everything, so no matter where you are you will always feel at home. There are over 200 student organizations from students to choose from, the professors are some of the nicest you'll meet, and the campus is gorgeous and full of life. Western has plenty to offer so hopefully you will bleed brown and gold.

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  • Laura from Mason, MI
  • Aug-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Western is amazing at making a student feel important. Western cares about making sure each individual student is getting the resources they need. Even with 25,000 students you get that individual attention that helps you be successful.

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  • Diego from Grand Rapids, MI
  • Jun-27-2014 I am a current student here

    WMU is a great school I love it here the atmosphere, the education, and the social life. WMU has many great programs to choose from while attending here. Coming to WMU was one of the best decisions I have made in my life.

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  • Alexander from Detroit, MI
  • Jun-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Western Michigan university is truly an awesome school. The faculty are always ready to help their students with problems or questions they have about an assignment. The environment at western is very friendly and unique, and you can never be ashamed of who you are at the college.

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  • Andreina from Kalamazoo, MI
  • May-24-2014 I am a current student here

    -Nice campus, not to big, always clean, safe and installations are nice. -WMU has great concern on student's wellbeing and success. -Great Theatre department. Very involved with the students' success and progress.

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  • Kyle from Novi, MI
  • May-20-2014 I am a current student here

    I love Western Michigan University and will always remember it. I have formed invaluable friendships and relationships with other students, faculty, and staff. WMU has expanded my skill set in Physics, Electrical Engineering, and Sustainability, my three areas of focus.

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  • Alia from Kalamazoo, MI
  • Apr-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Rating Western University in the Location, academics and staff helpfulness. Location wise, western is in a decent spot in Kalamazoo. The places students need to go are close to campus and convenient . As far as academics Western offers a vast range of degrees for all types of students. Unfortunately the staff is not very friendly or helpful, this is a huge con for me as a student. Unfortunately you would not know the staff is so unpleasant until your a student.

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  • Lisa from Goodrich, MI
  • Apr-03-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Western Michigan University lies among beautiful trees and rolling hills. It has one of the loveliest campuses in Michigan that positively bursts with life and activity. Being right next door to the city, there is always something to do and somewhere to go at Western Michigan University.

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  • Paulina from Paw Paw, MI
  • Apr-03-2014 I am a current student here

    Very small-town, cultured, first step into the world. There is a lot to do here because it is a college town. Academics can be hard if you do not ask for the correct help.

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-13-2014 I am a current student here

    Great food downtown and free transportation! It's pretty much a bar town, so it's great if you're 21. If not, there are plenty of parties on or around campus.

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