Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States. WKU has made its space in NASA by getting featured in Astrophysical Journal Letters when WKU’s graduate student – Charles Poteet’s article “Spitzer Sees Crystal Rain in Infant Star Outer Clouds” was published in it.
Programs, Campus and Residence
- The university offers more than 300 programs through its 6 colleges to the incoming students. Popular majors of the university are - Business Administration and Management, General; General Studies; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Psychology, General; and Elementary Education and Teaching.
- Apart from Hilltop campus, regional campuses of the university are located in - Glasgow, Owensboro, and Elizabethtown-Fort Knox. Around 5,000 students live and learn in the university’s 16 residence halls and 2 apartment buildings.
Western Kentucky University Admission Process
|Pre-Requisites||Official transcripts, LOR|
|Test Scores||SAT/ACT score, GRE/GMAT score|
|English Proficiency Test||TOEFL/IELTS score|
|Application Fee||Undergraduate - 75 USD, Graduate – 95 USD|
|Intake Seasons - Fall||Undergraduate – August 1, Graduate - Variable|
How to Apply – Applicants may submit their online application forms at the official website of the university.
Cost and Scholarships
Cost of Attendance
|Tuition and Fees||26,496 USD|
|Room and Board||9,704 USD|
|Books and Supplies||1,000 USD|
|Personal Expenses||2,764 USD|
The students are provided financial aid in the form of scholarships and grants.
- Around 41% of the new students receive financial aid of about 7,147 USD per person from the university.
- Around 37% of the first year students receive federal grant of about 4,415 USD each.
The alumni are benefitted with various services such as free ticket on Home Athletic Events, Homecoming Brunch, and subscription of quarterly newsletter. One can pay for membership at different levels - bronze, silver, gold and platinum.