2 percent of Western Michigan University students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017


In 2016-2017, 2 percentage of Western Michigan University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Western Michigan University has 17,936 undergraduate students, of which 50 percent are men and 50 percent are women, and a total student body of 22,869 students. Of these students, 218 men and 231 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at Western Michigan University with the most participants are all track combined (123), football (99) and soccer (58).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
All Track Combined
0
123
123
Football
99
0
99
Soccer
30
28
58
Baseball
33
0
33
Basketball
15
17
32
Ice Hockey
31
0
31
Softball
0
20
20
Tennis
10
8
18
Gymnastics
0
17
17
Volleyball
0
13
13
Golf
0
5
5

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