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Western Kentucky University is a Public, 4 years college located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. WKU ranked 352nd in National Universities and 17th in Kentucky Colleges.
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. WKU's acceptance rate is 98.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Western Kentucky University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
|Address||1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000|
|Net Price Calculator||https://www.wku.edu/financialaid/costinfo/calculator.php|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (larger programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree- professional practice|
The acceptance rate of Western Kentucky University is 98.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 40.00%. The application fees are $45 for undergraduate programs and $55 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||98.00 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||40.00 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$45|
|Graduate Application Fees||$55|
Tuition & Fees
WKU's 2022 tuition & fees is $10,992 for Kentucky residents and $27,000 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $12,140 for Kentucky residents and $18,340 for out-of-students.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$10,992||$27,000|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$12,140||$18,340|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 17,517 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 4,127 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WKU has 15,286 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,231 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||243 Programs|
|Number of online programs||46 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✔|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|