Acceptance Rate 69 %
SAT Average 1,110
Tuition & Fees $8,285
Student Population 11,639
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,218
Western Carolina University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Cullowhee, North Carolina. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $4,285 for North Carolina residents and $8,285 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 11,639 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 69% and the graduation rate is 62% last year.
The salary after graduation from Western Carolina University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $41,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.
For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Western Carolina University are $4,285 for North Carolina residents and $8,285 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $7,414 for in-state students and $17,821 for out-of-state students.
The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Western Carolina. The acceptance rate of Western Carolina is 69% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 28%. The average graduation rate is 62% and the transfer-out rate is 29%. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,218 and 68% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 11,639 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Western Carolina offers 107 major programs through online and on-site education where 19 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
|Award Level||Total Number of Programs||Available Online Class|
|Post Bachelor's Degree||3||0|
|Post Master's Degree||7||1|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||2||0|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||2||0|
Western Carolina University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
|Online Class||Undergraduate , Graduate|
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,706)
Western Carolina University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
|Yellow Ribbon Program|
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
|Credit for military training||✔|
|Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families||✔|
|Recognized student veteran organization||✔|
|Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges||✔|
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