2020 Average Costs of Attendance

For academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees are $26,496 at Western Kentucky University. The typical costs for purchasing books and supplies for programs is $1,000. The total cost of attendance is $37,963 when a student lives on-campus and $40,008 when a student lives off-campus.
2020 Average Costs of Attendance at Western Kentucky University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Tuition & Fees$26,496$26,496
Books & Supplies$1,000$1,000
Room & Board$8,432$8,432
Other Living Expenses$2,035$4,080
Total Cost of Attendace (COA)$37,963$40,008
1The tuition & fees are based on out-of-state rates.

Average Earning after Graduation

Next table summarizes the average wage/salary by years after earning degree/certificate in Western Kentucky University. After 6 years of graduation, the mean wage is $30,800 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean wage is $38,600 for Western Kentucky University graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time for Western Kentucky University Graduate
6 Years After Graduation$30,800$33,600$28,500
7 Years After Graduation$31,100--
8 Years After Graduation$35,900--
9 Years After Graduation$36,000--
10 Years After Graduation$38,600$44,400$34,400

Career Programs at Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University offers 47 career courses through 1 Year Certificate, Associate's programs. Of that, 9 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 5 1 year Certificate, 4 Associate's. Next table summaries total number of completers by degree programs.
Total Number of Career Programs At Western Kentucky University
1 Year Certificate2 Years Certificate 4 Years CertificateAssociate's
Next tables list each career program with offered degrees. The number on each columns denotes the number of completers on the program last year. The numbers includes completers through on-campus classes and partial online classes as well as only online classes.

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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Key Stats of Western Kentucky University

The Acceptance ratio at Western Kentucky University is 97% and Graduation rate is 48%. Key academic stats at Western Kentucky University are listed in next table.
Key Academics Stats at Western Kentucky University
Acceptance Rate97%
Graduation Rate48%
Transfer-out Rate25%
Retention Rate71%(full-time), 26% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.56% (18 to 1)
Student Population6,106

Special Learning Opportunities

Western Kentucky University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Western Kentucky University
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes

On-Campus Student Services

Western Kentucky University provides a number of student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Western Kentucky University
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

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