International Students - Apply to WMU
Learn more about studying at WMU by reviewing our International Brochure.
Please use the links below to begin your WMU application, or if you have already applied, to check your application status. Please check the Frequently Asked Questions for answers to common inquiries regarding the WMU admissions process.
Create New Application:
Access the WMU online application system, then click the "Online Application" button. Follow the instructions to create a new Login ID and PIN under the "New User" area.
Paper application--click on the following link to apply:
WMU INTERNATIONAL PAPER APPLICATION (pdf, fillable)
Check Application Status:
Access the application system and enter your previously generated Login ID and PIN. Click "Login" and select the correct term of entry under the "Processed Applications" heading.
Disclosure of Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act requires availability of the annual security and fire safety compliance document to prospective students, faculty, and staff. The report is available at Western Michigan University Department of Public Safety's website at http://www.wmudps.wmich.edu. You may request a hard copy version by calling +1 (269) 387-5555.
The report includes campus security and personal safety information as well as crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters related to security and safety of campus. It also includes crime reporting statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Western Michigan University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.
The University performs system maintenance and upgrades on Sundays between 4 a.m. and Noon, EST. To ensure that you will be able to complete the application and payment process, you should not start or access an existing application during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Contact International Admissions and Services if you experience any problems with the application system. Our office is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.