50-50 Profile: Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University -Public
Kalamazoo, Michigan
25,086 (16,995 undergraduates)
DIY CR Ref: Does College Size Matter?
2013

50-50 Facts
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2012-13 Accepted: 83%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 25%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 49%
DIY CR Ref: What’s Wrong with Looking at Graduation Rates?

2012-13 Finances:
Total Expenses In-State: $55,600
Total Expenses Out-of-State: $40,268
Average Net Price 11-12: $15,528
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 4%
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DIY CR Ref: The First Step to Avoid College Debt

75th Percentile Test Scores
SAT Critical Reading: na
SAT Math: na
ACT: 25
DIY CR Ref: College Scholarships: Where to Look

Common Data Set
Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 69%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 67.4%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 80%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 7.7%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $4,278

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
DIY CR Ref: Student to Faculty Ratios: Should they be part of your college rankings?

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