Online Program Overview

Western Kentucky University is a four-years, public school located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition & fees are $10,992 for Kentucky residents and $27,000 for other students on average.

It offers 282 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 83 programs - 4 Associates, 15 Bachelors, 23 Masters, 28 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters Certificate.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameWestern Kentucky University
Typefour-years, public
Address1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY
Online Students4,127 Enrolled Online Exclusively
10,806 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Undergraduate Tuition & FeesIn-State$10,992
Graduate Tuition & FeesIn-State$12,140
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Online Degree Programs
Total83 Programs
Associates4 Programs
Bachelors15 Programs
Masters23 Programs
Post-Graduate28 Programs

2022 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 tuition & fees and costs trends over last 5 years at Western Kentucky University . Each cost is an average amount over the all offered programs. For Kentucky residents, the tuition & fees are $10,992 and $27,000 for non-Kentucky residents. For graduate programs, the 2022 tuition & fees is $12,140 and $18,340 for out-of-state students.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $458 for Kentucky residents and $1,125 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $607 for Kentucky residents and $917 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Undergraduate (In-State)$10,202$10,512$10,802$10,802$10,992
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$25,512$26,280$26,496$26,496$27,000
Graduate (In-State)$11,780$12,140$12,140$12,140$12,140
Graduate (Out-of-State)$16,260$17,980$18,340$18,340$18,340
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Undergraduate (In-State)$425$438$450$450$458
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$1,063$1,095$1,104$1,104$1,125
Graduate (In-State)$589$607$607$607$607
Graduate (Out-of-State)$813$899$917$917$917
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

Western Kentucky University offers 282 degree programs through Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 83 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 4 Associates, 15 Bachelors, 23 Masters, 28 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
Total Number of Online Degree Programs
CertificateAssociatesBachelors MastersDoctorate Post-Graduate
Online ProgramsNOT OFFERED415 23NOT OFFERED28
Overall ProgramsNOT OFFERED11100 54548
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Library Science
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Distance Learning Program Student Population

At Western Kentucky University, there are 17,517 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 14,933 students were attending classes through distance learning (4,127 students are enrolled exclusively and 10,806 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment17,517
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,127
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses10,806
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,584
By student location, out of a total of 4,127 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 3,049 Kentucky Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 1,035 students living in the U.S. States other than Kentucky, and 43 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,127
Kentucky Resident3,049
Other State In U.S.1,035
Outside of U.S.43
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses4,127
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses2,792
Degree/Certificate Seeking1,967
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking825

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