Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

Questions and Answers

Naomi R.
16 days ago
What kinds of different housing options does Western Kentucky University offer?
Chaney R.
23 days ago
Do WKU students who live on campus have to have a meal plan every year?
Liannah D.
1 month ago
What housing options are available for first year Western Kentucky University students?
Kailey R.
1 month ago
Can i still apply for housing even if i dont know if im for sure attending WKU?
Kailey R.
1 month ago
What are the benefits of Mahurin honors college?
Kailey R.
1 month ago
How are roommates selected for first year students at Western Kentucky University?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Least Selective (97% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

79% White
8% Black
4% Hispanic
3% Multiracial
2% Asian
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Electrical Engineer80k
Human Resources (HR) Manager66k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)57k
Senior Accountant54k
Operations Manager52k
Human Resources (HR) Generalist51k
Account Manager48k
Based on 8,463 student responses
46.5kAvg. Early Career Pay
83kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
49%in High-Meaning careers
10%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)
$26,496 / year
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