Van Buren Technology Center

Western Michigan University Paper Technology Foundation

Today's most sought-after professions are in engineering and applied sciences. WMU's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences is one of the best places to become an engineer. Our graduates have some of the highest starting salaries among WMU alumni.

The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences focuses on giving you a solid classroom foundation with exceptional hands-on experiences. We have state-of-the-art facilities housed in a $72 million high-tech building, and close interaction with business and industry.

The faculty, advisors, and staff of WMU are dedicated to having you receive the best education possible by getting you involved in activities starting with your freshman year. We will keep you informed of the top trends in the engineering industry, teach you how to interact and compete in a global market, and inspire you to reach for new solutions. These are what we call the four cornerstones of success: Engagement, Leadership, Globalization, and Innovation.
The Paper Technology Foundations offers scholarships to Paper Engineering/Paper Science majors, or Paper Engineering minors.