Hold your head high, Broncos, when you have made the choice to Head West and matriculate at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, you're attending the largest "Western" school the United States.

With a student body population of 23,900 WMU has more students than any other school with Western in their name.

Here's the list we've compiled:

  • Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green - 21,04
  • Western Washington University in Bellingham - 15,060
  • Case Western University in Cleveland - 10,325
  • Western Carolina University - 8787
  • Western Illinois University in Macomb - 8694
  • Western Oregon - 6058
  • Missouri Western - 2058
  • Western New Mexico in Sliver City - 3500
  • Western State in Gunnison, Colorado - 2726

Note we're not including Western Governors University in this survey, an online only school.

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