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Western Kentucky University Scholarships

1906 College Heights Blvd Tuition In/Out-State: $8,472 / $21,000 Total Fall Enrollment: 20,897
Bowling Green , KY 42101-1000 Books and Supplies: $1,000 Applicants Admitted: 92%
(270) 745-0111 On-campus Room and Board: $7,320 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 96%
http://www.wku.edu Undergraduate Application Fee: $40 Receiving Institutional Aid: 32% , $6,056 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Western Kentucky University General Information

    Will I get in?
    Address 1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
    Phone Number (270) 745-0111
    Web Address http://www.wku.edu
    Mission Statement 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.
    Type of School Four or more years, Public
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Doctor's degree - other
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Small city
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    Western Kentucky University Size

    Total enrollment 20,897
    Enrolled full time 15,049
    Enrolled part time 5,848

    Western Kentucky University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 6,534
    Women enrolled full time 8,515
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 1%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 11%
    Hispanic 1%
    White/Non-Hispanic 83%
    Non-Resident Alien 3%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 1%
  • Western Kentucky University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $40
    Applied 7,993
    Admitted 7,393
    Enrolled 3,377
    Admitted % 92%

    Western Kentucky University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Western Kentucky University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 3%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 430
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 550
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 430
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 580
    Students submitting ACT 92%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 18
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 24
  • Western Kentucky University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $8,472
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $21,000
    Books and Supplies $1,000
    On-campus room and board $7,320
    Off-campus room and board $6,736

    Western Kentucky University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 96%
    Receiving Federal Grants 45% , $4,372 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 32% , $6,056 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 59% , $5,828 on average
  • Western Kentucky University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Agricultural Production Operations, General 4 0 0 0
    Agriculture, General 0 71 3 0
    ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Architectural Technology/Technician 0 8 0 0
    AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Asian Studies/Civilization 0 3 0 0
    Folklore Studies 0 0 10 0
    BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Biochemistry 0 7 0 0
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 0 130 22 0
    Biotechnology 0 1 0 0
    BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Accounting 0 40 0 0
    Business Administration and Management, General 25 101 38 0
    Business/Managerial Economics 0 8 0 0
    Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 0 15 0 0
    Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary 9 0 0 0
    Finance, General 0 56 0 0
    Hospitality Administration/Management, General 2 36 0 0
    International Business/Trade/Commerce 0 21 0 0
    Management Information Systems, General 0 61 0 0
    Management Science 0 8 0 0
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0 60 0 0
    Organizational Leadership 0 0 13 0
    COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Advertising 0 36 0 0
    Broadcast Journalism 0 45 0 0
    Journalism 0 25 0 0
    Mass Communication/Media Studies 0 7 0 0
    Organizational Communication, General 0 33 0 0
    Photojournalism 0 18 0 0
    Public Relations/Image Management 0 24 0 0
    Radio and Television 0 2 0 0
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric 0 30 13 0
    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Computer and Information Sciences, General 0 17 31 0
    Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician 6 0 0 0
    Information Technology 0 43 0 0
    EDUCATION Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 0 0 12 0
    Art Teacher Education 0 0 7 0
    Business Teacher Education 0 4 0 0
    College Student Counseling and Personnel Services 0 0 12 0
    Early Childhood Education and Teaching 7 7 9 0
    Education, General 0 0 1 0
    Educational Administration and Supervision, Other 0 0 22 0
    Educational Leadership and Administration, General 0 0 0 20
    Elementary Education and Teaching 0 183 75 0
    Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education 0 39 0 0
    Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching 0 43 16 0
    Music Teacher Education 0 0 7 0
    Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 0 15 19 0
    Reading Teacher Education 0 0 3 0
    Secondary Education and Teaching 0 0 41 0
    Special Education and Teaching, General 0 7 74 0
    Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 0 29 0 0
    Technical Teacher Education 10 0 0 0
    Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 0 6 0 0
    ENGINEERING Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Civil Engineering, General 0 30 0 0
    Electrical and Electronics Engineering 0 13 0 0
    Mechanical Engineering 0 23 0 0
    ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD 2 0 0 0
    Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 0 1 0 0
    Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 0 20 0 0
    Engineering/Industrial Management 0 0 3 0
    Industrial Technology/Technician 0 16 0 0
    Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 1 16 0 0
    Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician 3 0 0 0
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    English Language and Literature, General 0 45 10 0
    English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 0 10 0 0
    FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Apparel and Textiles, General 0 40 0 0
    FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    French Language and Literature 0 7 0 0
    German Language and Literature 0 4 0 0
    Spanish Language and Literature 0 31 0 0
    HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 0 0 79 0
    Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 0 3 0 0
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 0 31 0 0
    Community Health and Preventive Medicine 0 31 0 0
    Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 10 27 0 0
    Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 2 0 0 0
    Environmental Health 0 6 0 0
    Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 29 0 0 0
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 0 12 0 0
    Health/Health Care Administration/Management 0 26 8 0
    Public Health, General 0 0 24 0
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 86 116 50 0
    HISTORY Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    History, General 0 65 4 0
    LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Legal Assistant/Paralegal 16 0 0 0
    LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    General Studies 59 290 0 0
    LIBRARY SCIENCE Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Library and Information Science 0 0 57 0
    MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Mathematics, General 0 34 23 0
    MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis 0 17 0 0
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 0 3 0 0
    PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science 0 44 0 0
    Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 0 20 85 0
    Sports Studies 0 23 0 0
    PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Religion/Religious Studies 0 25 0 0
    PHYSICAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Chemistry, General 0 75 13 0
    Geology/Earth Science, General 0 16 0 0
    Meteorology 0 6 0 0
    Physical Sciences 0 4 0 0
    Physics, General 0 12 0 0
    PSYCHOLOGY Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Counseling Psychology 0 0 47 0
    Psychology, General 0 110 15 0
    School Psychology 0 0 5 0
    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Public Administration 0 0 25 0
    Social Work 0 48 65 0
    SOCIAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Anthropology 0 27 0 0
    Applied Economics 0 0 6 0
    Criminology 0 0 7 0
    Economics, General 0 15 0 0
    Geographic Information Science and Cartography 0 3 0 0
    Geography 0 16 7 0
    International Relations and Affairs 0 8 0 0
    Political Science and Government, General 0 53 0 0
    Social Sciences, General 0 33 0 0
    Sociology 0 101 12 0
    VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Art History, Criticism and Conservation 0 13 0 0
    Dance, General 0 5 0 0
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 0 6 0 0
    Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 0 11 0 0
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 0 48 0 0
    Music Performance, General 0 16 0 0
    Music, Other 0 11 0 0
  • Western Kentucky University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline August 1
    Priority application deadline -
    Fall application deadline April 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due August 1
    SAT Subject score report due August 1
    College will notify student by -
    Student must reply to acceptance by No set date
    Deadline for housing deposit March 31

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline February 15
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline -
    College will notify student of early action by -

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date August 1
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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    Western Kentucky UniversityNames and Abbreviations

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    Western Kentucky University
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Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman freshmanF returning returningR transfer transferT graduate graduateG
$250 - $2,000 R
$200 R
$5,000 R
$2,500 R
$1,500 R
$600 R
$200 R
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$1,000 R R
$1,200 - $2,000 R
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$125
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$1,000
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$500
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$27,000 R
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