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Address1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
Phone270-745-0111
WEBwww.wku.edu
Admissionwww.wku.edu/atwku/admissions.php
Online Applicationwww.wku.edu/atwku/admissions.php
Financial Aidwww.wku.edu/financialaid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.wku.edu/financialaid/costinfo/calculator.php
Veterans Tuitionwww.wku.edu/veteran/
Athleticwww.wku.edu/registrar/notification_of_rights.php
Disability Servicewww.wku.edu/sarc/
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Western Kentucky University Campus, Bowling Green, KY

2019 Tuition & Fees and 2020 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2019 tuition and fees are $10,512 for in-state students and $26,280 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2019 tuition and fees are $12,140 for in-state students and $17,980 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2020 tuition & fees are $10,831 for Kentucky residents and $27,071 for out-of-state students. The estimated 2020 graduate school tuition & fees are $12,511 for Kentucky residents and $19,882 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation of the school is $38,600.
2018-19 Tuition & Fees2019-20 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$10,512$26,280
Graduate$12,140$17,980
WKU 2018-2019 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$10,831$27,071
Graduate$12,511$19,882
Western Kentucky University 2019-2020 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2019-2020 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2019 Key Stats

The Acceptance ratio at Western Kentucky University is 97% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 33%. The average graduation rate is 43%. Total 20,257 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2019 Key Academics Stats at WKU
Acceptance Rate »97%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) »33%
Graduation Rate »43%
Transfer-out Rate31%
Retention Rate70%(full-time), 19% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.56% (18 to 1)
Student Population »20,257 (17,656 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$6,683
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$38,600

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

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 WKU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
WKU 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 WKU
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

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of Western Kentucky University.
WKU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity5,652

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