academic programs, from the classics to those you get to design yourself
Most of the classes are small. By the end of my first week at Western, all of my professors knew my name.”
— Dessa Meehan
AT WESTERN, OUR FOCUS IS ON
Western undergraduates work directly with professors on research that will change lives.
Studying biochemistry has allowed me to continue to pursue my dream of making positive contributions to the medical field.”
— Anne d'Aquino, Biochemistry
Anne is working with a professor on research that will be used as a stepping stone to ultimately alleviate the medical consequences of hemophilia A.
OUR STUDENTS STRIVE
TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD
#2 Peace Corps volunteer-producing university among medium-sized schools
First school in the nation to offset 100% of electrical usage with renewable energy thanks to student initiatives
An active student association supports 200+ campus clubs and organizations
ACTIVE MINDS CHANGING LIVES
Fulbright Awards are a prestigious measure of student success. Western was named a top national producer of Fullbright Scholarship winners for 2016-2017.