Western Michigan University College of Education and Human Development

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Penny Bundy
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $40

Western Michigan University College of Education and Human Development
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 8
Acceptance rate 75.0%
Enrollment 1 full-time
3 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 658
Acceptance rate 64.4%
Enrollment 629 full-time
749 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications 1
Acceptance rate 0.0%
Enrollment 0 full-time
2 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 144
Acceptance rate 30.6%
Enrollment 110 full-time
225 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, education specialist, Ph.D., Ed.D.
(8)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, administration track, research/policy track
Categories of study offered to education specialist students administration track
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 18%
student counseling and personnel services 16%
educational evaluation, research, and statistics 4%
social and philosophical foundations of education 1%
elementary teacher education 0%
higher education administration 3%
junior high/intermediate/middle school teacher education 0%
special education 5%
technical teacher education (vocational) 4%
educational/instructional media design 5%
other 43%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates 1
Master’s program graduates 490
Education specialist program graduates 1
Doctoral program graduates 31

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 95
Part-time faculty 131
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 87%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 0.0%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $9.1
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 17.0%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 40
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 3.5
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 446 – Low
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 525 – Medium
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 30.6% – Low
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.3:1
Student-faculty ratio 1.9:1 – Medium
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $97.3
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $9.1

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Mark Delorey
Financial aid phone (269) 387-6000

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $429 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $909 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $429 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $909 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $824 per year
Room and board $8,095
Books and supplies $1,632
Miscellaneous expenses $3,194

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 0
Teaching assistants 31
Research assistants 12
Other appointments 55
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 271

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