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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,436 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,138 tuition
$8,414 on campus room & board
$1,040 books
$844 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$32,716 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$22,418 tuition
$8,414 on campus room & board
$1,040 books
$844 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,297 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
88% of students receive aid
36% get federal aid ($4,912 avg)
10% get state aid ($613 avg)
60% get institn'l aid ($4,297 avg)
77% get loans ($7,150 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.01% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.06% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,933 63%
Federal Grant Aid $4,912 36%
Pell Grants $4,313 35%
Other Federal Grants $749 29%
Institution Grant Aid $4,297 60%
State Grant Aid $613 10%
Student Loans $7,150 77%
Federal Loans $5,828 77%
Other Loans $11,237 9%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Western Michigan University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5200
(269) 387-1000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $316
Out of State $775


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
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  • Christianna from Kalamazoo, MI
  • Jan-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Lots of places deliver late-night for a decide price. There are also lots of places that give student discounts. The public buses are free for Western Michigan University.

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