Total Cost $14,470
Total Enrollment 9,429
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 15 : 1

Western Carolina University

http://www.wcu.edu
Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646
(828) 227-7211

Western Carolina University creates engaged learning opportunities that incorporate teaching, research and service through residential, distance education and international experiences. The university focuses its academic programs, educational outreach, research and creative activities, and cultural activities to improve individual lives and enhance economic and community development in the region, state and nation.

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus Setting Town: Distant
Disability Services Student 3% or less
 
 
 
Admissions
Yearly Application Deadline February 1; March 1
Admissions Office Phone 828-227-7317
Admissions Office Email admiss@wcu.edu
Admissions Office Address Admissions (Undergraduate) 102 Camp Building Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC 28723
Admissions Transfer URL http://www.wcu.edu/3494.asp
Admissions Website http://wcu.edu/15.asp (find financial aid info here)
Application Website http://www.wcu.edu/196.asp
Application Fee $45

In order to be accepted to Western Carolina University, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
  • TOEFL
 
Test Scores
Western Carolina University SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 460
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 550
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 480
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 570
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 440
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 530
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 19
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 23
ACT English (25th Percentile) 17
ACT English (75th Percentile) 22
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 18
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 24
 
 
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