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Western Kentucky University

  • Address: 1906 College Heights Blvd
  • City: Bowling Green
  • State: Kentucky
  • ZIP: 42101-1
  • website: www.wku.edu
  • Active in current year: Yes
  • Less than one year certificate: Yes
  • One but less than two years certificate: Yes
  • Associate's degree: Yes
  • Type: Public, 4-year or above
  • Control of institution: Public
  • Highest level of offering: Doctor's degree
  • Medical degree: No
  • Open admission policy: No
  • County: Warren County
  • Open to the general public: Yes
  • Status: Active
  • 2 but less than 4 years certificate: No
  • Bachelor's degree: Yes
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate: Yes
  • Master's degree: Yes
  • Post-master's certificate: Yes
  • Doctor's degree - research/scholarship: No
  • Doctor's degree - professional practice: Yes
  • Doctor's degree - other: Yes
  • Other degree: No

Degree Levels

Agriculture+
Business+
Education+
Health Professions +
Legal Professions +
Liberal Arts and Sciences+
Agriculture+
Architecture +
Biological and Biomedical Sciences+
Business+
Communication & Journalism+
Computer and Information Sciences +
Cultural & Ethnic+
Education+
Engineering+
Engineering Technologies +
English Language and Literature+
Family and Consumer Sciences+
Foreign Languages+
Health Professions +
History+
Legal Professions +
Liberal Arts and Sciences+
Mathematics and Statistics+
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies+
Philosophy & Religious Studies+
Physical Sciences+
Psychology+
Public Administration +
Recreation & Fitness Studies+
Social Sciences+
Visual and Performing Arts+
Agriculture+
Biological and Biomedical Sciences+
Business+
Communication & Journalism+
Computer and Information Sciences +
Cultural & Ethnic+
Education+
Engineering Technologies +
English Language and Literature+
Family and Consumer Sciences+
Health Professions +
History+
Library Science+
Mathematics and Statistics+
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies+
Philosophy & Religious Studies+
Physical Sciences+
Psychology+
Public Administration +
Recreation & Fitness Studies+
Social Sciences+

No Info For Doctor's degree-research/scholarship

Health Professions +
Psychology+
Education+
Agriculture+
Business+
Communication & Journalism+
Computer and Information Sciences +
Cultural & Ethnic+
Education+
Engineering Technologies +
Family and Consumer Sciences+
Foreign Languages+
Health Professions +
Mathematics and Statistics+
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies+
Physical Sciences+
Public Administration +
Social Sciences+
Visual and Performing Arts+
Business+

No Info For less than 4-year certificate

Business+
Communication & Journalism+
Cultural & Ethnic+
Education+
Engineering Technologies +
Family and Consumer Sciences+
Health Professions +
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies+
Philosophy & Religious Studies+
Recreation & Fitness Studies+
Social Sciences+
Health Professions +

Admission Rates

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 1373 2461 3834
Undergraduate 8699 11848 20547
All students total 10072 14309 24381

Financial aid

Types of aid Total
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid 93%
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded federal, state, local or institutional grant aid 89%
Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded $7,444
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded federal grant aid 41%
Average amount of federal grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $4,333
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded Pell grants 41%
Average amount of Pell grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $4,230
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded other federal grant aid 9%
Average amount of other federal grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $482
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded state/local grant aid 73%
Average amount of state/local grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $2,456
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded institutional grant aid 43%
Average amount of institutional grant aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $7,136
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded student loans 55%
Average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $6,215
Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded federal student loans 54%
Average amount of federal student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $5,705
Average amount of other student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates 3%
Average amount of other student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates $9,461

Cost

campus off campus
in-district $20522 $21932
in-state $20522 $21932
out-of-state $35402 $36812
in-district(With Family) - $12809
in-state(With Family) - $12809
out-of-state(With Family) - $27689

Enrollment Ratio

American Indian or Alaska Native

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 0 2 2
Undergraduate 23 24 47
All students total 23 26 49

Black or African American

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 141 193 334
Undergraduate 845 967 1812
All students total 986 1160 2146

Asian

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 16 26 42
Undergraduate 112 155 267
All students total 128 181 309

Hispanic or Latino

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 26 44 70
Undergraduate 259 386 645
All students total 285 430 715

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 2 4 6
Undergraduate 9 8 17
All students total 11 12 23

White

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 880 1936 2816
Undergraduate 6250 9454 15704
All students total 7130 11390 18520

Two or more races

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 24 38 62
Undergraduate 191 348 539
All students total 215 386 601

Race/ethnicity unknown

Type Of Students Men Women Total
Graduate 12 36 48
Undergraduate 130 202 332
All students total 142 238 380

Nonresident alien

Type Of Students Men Women/th> Total
Graduate 272 182 454
Undergraduate 880 304 1184
All students total 1152 486 1638

Application Requirements

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High School record

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Completion of college-preparatory program

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Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc)

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TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

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SAT Scores

Category Critical Reading Math Writing
25th percentile 430 430 19
75th percentile 540 550 26

ACT Scores

Category Composite English Math Writing
25th percentile 19 17 0 0
75th percentile 28 25 0 0

Admission Rates

Type Of Students Men Womem Total
Graduate 1373 2461 3834
Undergraduate 8699 11848 20547
All students total 10072 14309 24381

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