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Western Kentucky University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

WKU Address

BOWLING GREEN, KY 42101--3576
General info:(270) 745-0111
Financial aid office:(270) 745-2755
Admissions office:(270) 745-2551University Homepage

Tuition + WKU Housing (2013-2014)

Meals Per Week:19

Undergrad Application Fee: $40
Grad Application Fee:$40

Tuition Prepaid:Yes
Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:5,043
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 21,146
# of Grad students: 4,119
# of Part time: 79
Total Students: 25,265




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

49% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $1,870

72% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $2,300

32% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $5,968

57% receive student loans and the average amount is $6,434Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Public 4 year or above Institution
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Masters Colleges and Universities I
Average ACT: 21.0

Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

91% men vs 94% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:3,682
Women Applicants:4,844
Men Admitted:3,337
Women Admitted:4,534

Student Services

Library On Campus
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Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services
Day Care On Campus


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