College Profile: Western Kentucky University

 
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Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. It was formally founded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1906, though its roots reach back a quarter-century earlier.
 
1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY
42101-1000
270-745-0111 (general)
270-745-2755 (financial aid)
270-745-2551 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names WKU, HILLTOPPERS
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size 20,000 and above
Campus Setting City: Small
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
Yes ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Western Kentucky University Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Neither required nor recommended

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
22,019 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
8,017 Fall Applicants5,298 Total Dormitory Capacity
7,355 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
Yes Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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