Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY
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Academic details

980-1190
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
20-27
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Selectivity
Least Selective (97% Acceptance Rate)
School type
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
$7,911
Average grant for incoming freshmen
$4,344
Average Pell Grant
$5,195
Average Federal Loans

$6,657
Average Institutional Grant
$7,164
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$26,496 / year
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