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Western Kentucky University
Western Kentucky University is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States.
Western Kentucky University is home to many highly ranked and nationally recognized academic programs such as Journalism and Broadcasting, Education, Engineering, Business and an award winning speech and debate team. Western Kentucky University is an academically demanding university which is consistently ranked in the first tier of Southern universities.

WKU has over 18,000 students from all over the USA and from more than 70 different countries.

Location


Western Kentucky University is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, a city with a population of 60,000 people. The 3rd largest city in Kentucky and the dining and shopping destination for a dozen surrounding counties, Bowling Green is brimming with restaurant and shopping options. Bowling Green is located just 60 miles north of Nashville and 110 miles south of Louisville.

Campus


Academically-challenging, beautiful, and safe sum up WKU. Resting on a hill overlooking Bowling Green, WKU is considered one of the most beautiful campuses in America. In 2014, WKU was the 4th university to be accredited by the National Safety Council as a Safe Community.
Life at Western Kentucky University
SCHOOL RANKING
A+
Best College 2016: Tier 1, 31 in South region, 12th overall among public universities in the South
US News & World Report
POINTS OF PRIDE
Over 20 alumni
Pulitzer Prize recipients
WKU's Full-time MBA ranks in the top 20% in the US (2013)
4th university worldwide to be accredited by the National Safety Council as a Safe Community.
NUMBER OF STUDENTS
Number of Students
20,000
STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO
Student/Faculty Ratio
18:1
ACCREDIATIONS
Accreditations
SACS
AACSB
ABET
ACEJMC
LOCATION/CLIMATE
Lexington, Kentucky
Location of Western Kentucky University
Summer Temperature
SUMMER
20-32° C
Winter Temperature
WINTER
-1-10° C
Amazing facilities at Western Kentucky University
Costs & Scholarships
ESTIMATED COST PER SEMESTER
UNDERGRADUATE
TUITION
$14,091*
+
HOUSING
$3,750**
=
COST
$17,841
GRADUATE
TUITION
$10,353*
+
$9,039 with scholarsip
HOUSING
$3,750**
=
COST
$14,103
*Tuition includes estimate of university tuition, books and health insurance.
Tuitions vary depending on graduate program.
**Housing includes estimate of on-campus housing and full meal plan.
Tuition amount based on 12 credit hours (undergrad) and 9 hours (graduate).
SCHOLARSHIP & GPA REQUIRED
GRADUATE
$1,314 per semester
2.5 on a 4.0 scale
Limited number of graduate assistanceships also available, and significantly reduce tuition to the in-state rate.
All scholarships are subject to eligibility and availability and are subject to change without notice.