Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY
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Questions and Answers about Western Kentucky University

Isabella B.
7 months ago
How do students receive work-study at Western Kentucky University?
Western Kentucky University
Hi Isabella! Our apologies for the delayed response! Student employment at WKU is applicable to any student who has a current FAFSA on file. Our student employment positions are similar to work study but you will be paid like a regular part0-time job (direct deposit). Students can work up to 20 hours per week on campus. For more information regarding student employment at WKU, be sure to visit https://www.wku.edu/financialaid/studentemployment/. I hope this information helps and please let us know if you have any additional questions!
Karis B.
8 months ago
Does Western Kentucky University offer any cultural clubs or programs for minority students?
Western Kentucky University
Hi Karis! Thank you for reaching out! We apologize for the delay in response! We have over 350 registered student organizations here at WKU. We do have quite a few cultural based clubs, such as HOLAS (Hilltopper Organization of Latin American Students) and QSU (Queer Student Union). For a full list of our clubs and organizations, be sure to visit https://www.wku.edu/studentorgs/rso-directory/index.php. Let us know if you have any additional questions!
Karis B.
8 months ago
How does Western Kentucky University support LGBTQ+ students?
Western Kentucky University
Hi Karis! Our apologies for the delayed response. Here at WKU we have several campus resources designed specifically for our LGBTQ+ student population. We have our Pride Center on campus, that provides on-campus support for LGBTQ+ students and also houses our Queer Student Union and Trans support group on campus. We also have our Topper Pride Alumni chapter that seeks to identify alumni, faculty, and staff support for our LGBTQ+ students. For more information, be sure to visit https://www.wku.edu/isec/pride/. Let us know of any other questions!
Marlinda V.
9 months ago
How many credits do I need to graduate from WKU?
Western Kentucky University
Hi Marlinda! Our apologies for the delayed response. Typically, our majors require at least 120 credit hours to graduate with an undergraduate degree from WKU. While full time status is 12 credit hours per semester (4 classes) most students will take at least 15 credit hours per semester (5 classes to graduate in the 4 year time span. Let us know if you have any other questions!
Evan M.
9 months ago
What are the differences between honors students and non-honors students at WKU?
Western Kentucky University
Hi Evan! Our apologies for the delayed response! Students who are a part of our Mahurin Honors College will be able to engage in honors sections of certain courses within their major that allow them to work on more collaborative or research-based projects within their major to help them think outside the box with their areas of study. Any major across the board is eligible to be a part of our Mahurin Honors College. For more information, be sure to visit https://www.wku.edu/honors/. Let us know if you have any additional questions!
Christina B.
9 months ago
What are the choices of meal plans that WKU has to offer?
Western Kentucky University
Hi Christina! Our apologies for the delayed response! We offer ceveral different meal plans to our students ranging from 10 meals per week to unlimited meals per week. For a full list of our meal plan options, be sure to visit https://www.wku.edu/wkurg/oncampus.php. Let us know if you have any additional questions!
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Majors offered at Western Kentucky University

Biggest majors
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
Business Administration, Management and Operations

Academics at Western Kentucky University

980-1190
SAT Score Range
400
1600