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Western Carolina University

Acceptance Rate 69 %
SAT Average 1,110
Tuition & Fees $8,277
($4,277)
Student Population 11,639
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,218

Western Carolina Academic Overview

Western Carolina University (Western Carolina) 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 2020 tuition & fees of Western Carolina University is $4,277 for North Carolina residents and $8,277 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 11,639 students are enrolled into Western Carolina. 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 major program at area of study page.

Western Carolina 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, Western Carolina University tuition and fees are $4,277 for North Carolina residents and $8,277 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $7,414 for in-state students and $17,821 for out-of-state students.
Western Carolina University 2020 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$4,277$8,277
Graduate$7,414$17,821
[Chart] Western Carolina University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at Western Carolina

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats 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%. Total 11,639 students are attending Western Carolina including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,218 and 68 students received grants of scholarship aid (0.68% of total undergraduate students). Total 11,639 students are attending Western Carolina including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
[Chart] Western Carolina University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Western Carolina University is 69 %.
Graduation Rate for Western Carolina University is 62 %
Transfer-out Rate for Western Carolina University is 29 %
Retention Rate for Western Carolina University is 80 %
Student Population for Western Carolina University is 11,639
Student to Faculty Rate for Western Carolina University is 17 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,218 at Western Carolina University.

Western Carolina University Directory Information

Directory Information - Western Carolina University
AddressHighway 107, Cullowhee, NC 28723-9646
Phone828-227-7100
WEBwww.wcu.edu
Admissionwww.wcu.edu/apply/index.aspx
Online Applicationwww.wcu.edu/apply/undergraduate-admissions/apply.aspx
Financial Aidwww.wcu.edu/apply/financial-aid/index.aspx
Net Price Calculatorwww.collegeportraits.org/aag/NC/WCU/templates
Veterans Tuitionwww.wcu.edu/learn/academic-services/military-student-services/index.aspx
Disability Servicewww.wcu.edu/learn/academic-services/disability-services/

Offered Degrees at Western Carolina University

Western Carolina offers 212 major programs through online and on-site education where 37 programs are available through distance learning. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Programs at Western Carolina University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree13015
Post Bachelor's Degree50
Master's Degree5620
Post Master's Degree132
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship40
Doctor's degree - professional practice40

Special Learning Opportunities

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.
Special Learning Opportunities at Western Carolina University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:4,552)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,706)

Veterans Benefits

Western Carolina University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits at Western Carolina University
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