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Western Kentucky University


Western Kentucky University prepares students to be productive engaged leaders in a global society. It provides service and lifelong learning opportunities for its constituents. WKU is responsible for stewarding a high quality of life throughout its region.

School Information

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000
P: (270) 745-4857
F: (270) 745-5442
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Small
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Common name(s): WKU, HILLTOPPERS

Students & Faculty

Students
25,038
Total Students
10,148
Male Students
14,890
Female Students
1,348
Total Intl Students
939
Intl Male Students
409
Intl Female Students
Faculty
2,897
Total Faculty
1,279
Male Faculty
1,618
Female Faculty
18:1
Student/Fac Ratio
* All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of December 2018

Total Tuition $36,806.00

IELTS test scores are accepted at Western Kentucky University

Admissions


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
470-580 500-600
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
19-27

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Neither required nor recommended
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Required
Recommendations?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Certificate Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Accounting
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Adult Development and Aging
Advertising
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Agriculture, General
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Economics
Arabic Language and Literature
Architectural Technology/Technician
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Asian Studies/Civilization
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biochemistry
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/Managerial Economics
Canadian Studies
Chemistry, General
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Chinese Language and Literature
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Community Organization and Advocacy
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Computer Support Specialist
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Creative Writing
Criminology
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis
Curriculum and Instruction
Dance, General
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Education, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Health
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Family and Community Services
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Finance, General
Financial Planning and Services
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Folklore Studies
Food Science
Food Technology and Processing
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Gerontology
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Health Communication
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services Administration
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Housing and Human Environments, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Information Technology
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Library and Information Science
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Informatics
Meteorology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, Other
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Nursing Administration
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Organizational Communication, General
Organizational Leadership
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Photojournalism
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health Education and Promotion
Public Health, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Quality Control Technology/Technician
Radio and Television
Reading Teacher Education
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
School Psychology
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Sports Studies
Statistics, Other
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Sustainability Studies
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Other
Technical Teacher Education
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Women's Studies

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