Acceptance Rate 97 %
SAT Average 1,105
Tuition & Fees $26,496
Student Population 19,456
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,683
Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees of Western Kentucky University is $10,802 for Kentucky residents and $26,496 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 19,456 students are enrolled into WKU. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 97% and the graduation rate is 48% last year.
The salary after graduation from Western Kentucky University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $38,600. You can check the average salary by major program at area of study page.
For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, Western Kentucky University tuition and fees are $10,802 for Kentucky residents and $26,496 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $12,140 for in-state students and $18,340 for out-of-state students.
Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at WKU. The acceptance rate of WKU is 97% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 34%. The average graduation rate is 48% and the transfer-out rate is 25%. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,683 and 78% of undergraduate students received grants of scholarship aid. Total 19,456 students are attending WKU including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
WKU offers 251 major programs through online and on-site education where 93 programs are available through distance learning. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
|Award Level||Total Number of Programs||Available Online Class|
|Less than one year certificate||37||14|
|Post Bachelor's Degree||40||29|
|Post Master's Degree||7||1|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||4||0|
|Doctor's degree - other||1||1|
Western Kentucky University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, 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|
|ROTC||Army, Air Force|
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,575)
Western Kentucky 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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