Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, NC

Questions and Answers

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30 days ago
What kind of equipment is used in Western Carolina University's technology program?
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1 month ago
Does Western Carolina University have a pre-med program?
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Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Somewhat Selective (40% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

78% White
7% Hispanic
6% Black
4% Multiracial
1% Asian
1% Native
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)96k
General / Operations Manager80k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)77k
Software Engineer74k
Business Analyst, IT70k
Operations Manager67k
Human Resources (HR) Manager62k
Based on 5,292 student responses
45.9kAvg. Early Career Pay
75.8kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
58%in High-Meaning careers
8%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$8,277 / year
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