Welcome to Western Kentucky University (WKU), home of the Hilltoppers. WKU's hilltop campus is a place of beauty and friendliness. It embraces a proud heritage and a bold, ambitious future.
WKU is in the midst of a transformation - physical, intellectual, cultural, and economic. Whether in a neighboring community or in a distant country, WKU faculty and students are engaged in relevant applied research that provides solutions to real problems.
Western Kentucky University prepares students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society. The University provides research, service, and lifelong learning opportunities for its students, faculty, and other constituents. WKU enriches the quality of life for those within its reach.
WKU is home to many highly ranked and nationally-recognized academic programs such as Journalism and Broadcasting, Education, Engineering, Business, and its award-winning speech and debate team. More than 20,000 students grace WKU campuses in Bowling Green, Glasgow, Owensboro, and the Elizabethtown area.
Why Western Kentucky University
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|Institution Type||Public University|
|Application Fees||USD 75 - USD 95|
|Tuition Fees||USD 11,436 - USD 27,684|
|Location||Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States of America|