Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan


Tuition and Fees

The cost for in-state undergraduate students to attend Western Michigan University for an academic year can be broken down into $12,094 for tuition, $923 for fees, $987 for books and supplies, $10,567 for room and board and $2,500 for other expenses.

In-State Tuition and Fees

$13,017
In-state tuition$12,094
In-state fees$923
Books and supplies$987
Room and board$10,567
Other expenses$2,500

The cost for out-of-state undergraduate students to attend Western Michigan University for an academic year can be broken down into $15,118 for tuition, $923 for fees, $987 for books and supplies, $10,567 for room and board and $2,500 for other expenses.

Out-of-State Tution and Fees

$16,041
Out-of-state tuition$15,118
Out-of-state fees$923
Books and supplies$987
Room and board$10,567
Other expenses$2,500

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planNo
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planYes

Financial Aid

82% of undergradate students at Western Michigan University received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Western Michigan University consists of 57% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $8,825 on average, 30% receiving pell grants of $4,829 on average, 49% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $6,789 on average, and 58% receiving federal student loans of $5,556 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid

$8,825

Awarded any Financial Aid

82%
Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid1,69657%$8,825
Pell grants91030%$4,829
Institutional grants or scholarships1,47549%$6,789
Federal student loans1,73558%$5,556

Net Price

Average Net Price

$17,028

Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $13,021 compared to net price of $15,276 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $19,841 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $23,352 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $24,219 in the $110,001 or more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$13,021
$30,001 – $48,000$15,276
$48,001 – $75,000$19,841
$75,001 – $110,000$23,352
$110,001 or more$24,219

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The in-state cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Western Michigan University is $114,616. The in-state cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 4% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Western Michigan University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost.

In-State 4-year Sticker Price

$114,616
YearIn-State Sticker Price
1$27,071
2$28,098
3$29,167
4$30,280

The out-of-state cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Western Michigan University is $127,601. The out-of-state cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 4% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Western Michigan University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost.

Out-of-State 4-year Sticker Price

$127,601
YearOut-Of-State Sticker Price
1$30,095
2$31,265
3$32,485
4$33,756