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About Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University is a Public, 4 years college located in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
It has a total enrollment of 17,517 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The acceptance rate at Western Kentucky University is 98.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Western Kentucky University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Address1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
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School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree- professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Western Kentucky University is 98.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 34.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate98.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)34.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$45
Graduate Application Fees$55

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Western Kentucky University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $10,802 for Kentucky residents and $26,496 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $12,140 for Kentucky residents and $18,340 for out-of-students.
Kentucky ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$10,802$26,496
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,140$18,340

Student Population

At Western Kentucky University, total 17,517 are attending classes. Among them, 4,127 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WKU has 15,286 students and the graduate school has 2,231 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students17,517
Undergraduate Students15,286
Graduate Students2,231
Online Enrollment4,127

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs243 Programs
Number of online programs46 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Doctorate (Other)

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Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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