On the morning of November 13, 2014, Zeng Ying, director of Haenicke International Education Center of Western Michigan University (“WMU”) and Xue Huai-hua, general manager of Meiao Overseas Study Consulting Co., Ltd. visited our university. He Xiao-yang, director of our international office, Fu Wei, vice dean of our accounting & finance school, and Wang Kun, vice dean of our business school held a friendly meeting with the guests.
In the meeting, dean Zeng briefly introduced the general conditions of WMU, e.g. the basic description, major information, campus life, admission requirements, scholarships and so on. Dean He introduced the conditions of our universities to the guests as well.
Thanks to this meeting, both parties are fully confident in our future cooperation and decide to carry out our next-step work actively.
Introduction of Western Michigan University (“WMU”)
The campuses of Western Michigan University (“WMU”) encompass 1,289 acres and 167 buildings (including utilities structures), and feature some of the finest facilities in the Midwest. The main campus of WMU is located in Kalamazoo, just west of the downtown, which is home to most of WMU's academic programs, campus services, residence halls and other facilities. It consists of three formally named campuses, all adjoining: the East, Oakland Drive and West campuses.
WMU is a national research university enrolling nearly 25,000 students from across the United States and more than 100 other countries. Founded in 1903, it is a learner-centered, discovery-driven and globally engaged public university that stands out among America's more than 5,000 higher education institutions. The Carnegie Foundation classifies WMU as one of the nation's 207 research universities. For 23 years, U.S. News & World Report has classified WMU as one of America's best national universities. Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's most prestigious honor society, has chosen to grant chapters to WMU and just 99 other public institutions. The Princeton Review includes WMU on its annual online list of Best Midwestern Colleges. WMU’s Haworth College of Business ranks among the top 10 percent as one of the largest undergraduate business programs in the United States.
Outstanding academic programs
The University offers 142 bachelor's, 72 master's and 30 doctoral programs, along with one program leading to the specialist degree and several others that lead to graduate-level certificates. These programs are offered through seven degree-granting colleges: Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Education and Human Development, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Fine Arts, Haworth College of Business, and Health and Human Services.
Many programs rank among the top of their kind in the country, giving WMU a national or international reputation as one of the best places to study in fields as varied as aviation flight science, creative writing, engineering management technology, evaluation, experimental atomic physics, geology, integrated supply management, jazz studies, medieval studies, occupational therapy, paper engineering, psychology, sales and business marketing, and speech pathology.
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Aviation
Haworth College of Business
College of Education and Human Development
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
College of Fine Arts
The Graduate College
College of Health and Human Services
Lee Honors College
WMU offers numerous degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It ranks second among Michigan's 15 public universities in the number of bachelor's programs offered.
WMU’s Haworth College of Business has been certified by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (“AACSB”), which is the most esteemed certification for all the business schools in the world. Globally less than 5% of 13 thousand business schools have been such certified including 9 Chinese mainland business schools.
IELTS 6.5 or above, if not satisfied, applicants will need to study at WMU language center first.（edited by /Xiao Qi-de approved by/He Xiao-yang）