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Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University, established in 1903, is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Today enrollment is near 30,000 students. Its College of Aviation is one of the largest in the country. The university is also noted for its paper processing program, and Hayworth Business College. WMU is expanding with a Business and Technology park for research, a new aviation campus in Battle Creek, and extensive building and restoration projects on the Kalamazoo Campus.

Western Michigan University is an accredited NCAA Division 1-A school and competes in the Mid-American conference[?] in Men's Baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, hockey, soccer, tennis, and track and field as well as Women's basketball, cross-country, golf, gymnastics, skating, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.

Western Michigan's mascot is the Bronco.

External Links: http://www.wmich.edu (http://www.wmich.edu)



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